Arnitel® PB500-H

Blow Molding Grade, Heat Stabilized

General Information

Arnitel® is a high-performance ThermoPlastic Copolyester (TPC) that offers you a unique combination of flexibility, high temperature resistance and strength - plus excellent processing characteristics.
In industries ranging from automotive to E&E, Arnitel® is increasingly being as a lighter, smarter, greener alternative to conventional rubbers – reducing environmental impact and ultimately, system costs.
The product is supported by an experienced and knowledgeable global team continuously working on new ideas and applications, as well as exploring new markets. By listening to your needs and understanding your process and products, we develop solutions that make a real difference.
Special features
Regulatory Affairs
Processing technology
Blow Molding
Automotive OEM
PSA, RENAULT
OEM Specification
FTM78-0026-(2014-09)
PMR (2019-02)

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
2
cm³/10min
Temperature
230
°C
Load
10
kg

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
155
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
9.1
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (-30°C)
12.5
kJ/m²

Mechanical properties (die cutting)

Stress at break (normal)
33
MPa
Stress at 5% strain (normal)
7.7
MPa
Stress at 10% strain (normal)
11.7
MPa
Stress at 50% strain (normal)
3.9
MPa
Stress at 100% strain (normal)
14.2
MPa
Strain at break (normal)
700
%
Stress at 10% strain (parallel)
9
MPa
Stress at 10% strain (parallel) (+100°C)
4.6
MPa
Tear strength (normal)
115
kN/m

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
202
°C
Glass transition temperature (10°C/min)
-57
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (0.45 MPa)
63
°C
Vicat softening temperature (50°C/h 50N)
52
°C

Other properties

Water absorption in water at 23°C after 24h
2.2
%
Humidity absorption
0.5
%
Density
1220
kg/m³

Mechanical properties (TPE)

Stress at 5% strain
8.1
MPa
Stress at 10% strain
12.1
MPa
Stress at 50% strain
19.2
MPa
Stress at 100% strain
23.2
MPa
Stress at break
26.8
MPa
Nominal strain at break
165
%
Compression Set under constant strain at 70 °C
42
%
Tear strength
115
kN/m
Shore A Hardness (3s)
94
-
Shore A Hardness (15s)
94
-
Shore D Hardness (3s)
50
-

Diagrams

Applications

Clean Air Inlet Ducts

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for light weight solutions (50% lighter than rubber)</li> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for reliable solutions due to its perfect combination of high (ageing) temperature resistance and good flexibility and chemical resistance</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 allows for light weight solutions (50% lighter than metal) and for more rigid duct solutions.</li> </ul>

Cold Charged Air Ducts

Industry
Automotive
  • <ul> <li>Akulon® PA6 and Arnitel® TPC allow for light weight solutions as compared to metal or rubber</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 and Arnitel® TPC allow for for cost effective solutions (Akulon lowers system cost up to 20% versus metal)</li> <li>Akulon® PA6 and Arnitel® TPC allow for for reliable solutions due to their high temperature resistance</li> </ul>