Arnitel® PM581

Extrusion Grade

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.
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Processing technology
Extrusion
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OEM Specification
ASTM D6835 TEEE0310 A00240

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
4
cm³/10min
Temperature
230
°C
Load
2.16
kg

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
300
MPa
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
16
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (+23°C)
N
kJ/m²
Izod notched impact strength (-30°C)
25
kJ/m²

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
218
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
100
°C
Vicat softening temperature (50°C/h 10N)
204
°C
Vicat softening temperature (50°C/h 50N)
80
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
1.1
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
1.1
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
HB
class
Thickness tested
1.6
mm

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (100Hz)
4.7
-
Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
4.4
-
Dissipation factor (100 Hz)
310
E-4
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
810
E-4
Volume resistivity
>1E13
Ohm*m
Electric strength
21
kV/mm
Comparative tracking index
600
V

Other properties

Water absorption
2.5
%
Humidity absorption
0.4
%
Density
1240
kg/m³

Mechanical properties (TPE)

Stress at 5% strain
9.3
MPa
Stress at 10% strain
13.1
MPa
Stress at 50% strain
17
MPa
Stress at 100% strain
17.9
MPa
Stress at break
24.5
MPa
Nominal strain at break
200
%
Shore D Hardness (3s)
53
-

Diagrams

Applications

Hydraulic Hoses

Industry
Industrial equipment
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® allows easy extrusion</li> <li>Arnitel has good resistance against hydraulic fluids</li> <li>Arnitel offers good low temperature flexibility</li> <li>Arnitel allows for high peak temperature resistance</li> </ul>

Hydrolic Hoses

Industry
Industrial equipment
Material
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for reliable solutions due to its retention of flexibility even at temperatures down to -40°C or at elevated temperatures up to 100 ˚C</li> <li>Arnitel® TPC allows for solutions with nice toch & feel characteristics</li> </ul>

Industrial Cords and Ropes

Industry
Industrial equipment
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® has a proven track record in off shore cables</li> <li>Arnitel material is suitable for most extrusion techniques</li> <li>Arnitel offers excellent colorability</li> </ul>

Mandrels as Supportive Tool

Industry
Industrial equipment
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® (TPE) offers in extrusion lower torque and better stability measured in tolerances</li> <li>Easier to extract the mandrels from the tubes than alternative materials</li> <li>Cost reduction compared by increasing the number of re-use cycles (raw material and waste saving)</li> </ul>

Power transmission belts

Industry
Industrial equipment
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® is extrudable in all dimensions</li> <li>Arnitel offers coloring in nearly any color available</li> <li>Arnitel offers a wide range of FDA and medical approvals</li> <li>Arnitel has high creep retention properties</li> </ul>

Vacuum Bags

Industry
Consumer goods
Material
  • <ul> <li>Arnitel® offers easy processing into film (blown and cast)</li> <li>Arnitel allows high ductility at low temperatures</li> <li>Arnitel allows for excellent stability and good strength at typical curing temperatures</li> </ul>