Arnitel® XG5855

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.
Special features
Regulatory Affairs
Processing technology
Extrusion
Design challenge
Flame Retardancy | Halogen free

Rheological properties

Melt volume-flow rate
2.7
cm³/10min
Temperature
230
°C
Load
2.16
kg

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
56
MPa

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
172
°C
Glass transition temperature (10°C/min)
-70
°C
Burning Behav. at thickness h
V-2
class
Thickness tested
0.8
mm

Electrical properties

Volume resistivity
1.9E11
Ohm*m
Electric strength
21
kV/mm

Other properties

Water absorption
0.17
%
Humidity absorption
0.45
%
Density
1130
kg/m³

Mechanical properties (TPE)

Stress at 10% strain
3
MPa
Stress at 100% strain
4.4
MPa
Stress at break
8.5
MPa
Nominal strain at break
350
%
Shore A Hardness (3s)
86
-

Applications

AC Cables

Industry
Electronics
  • Arnitel® has a 10 year track record in AC cables
  • Arnitel offers consistent FR performance
  • Arnitel allows coloring in virtually any color possible
  • Arnitel is suitable for indoor and outdoor
  • Arnitel offers the most flexible solution in its class

Outdoor consumer cables

Industry
Electronics
  • Arnitel® Wire & Cable grades exceed the UL758 for signal, AC and DC applications
  • Arnitel offers most colors possible without strong discoloration in UV
  • Arnitel has a long track record in outdoor applications