Xytron™ G4020DW-FC

40% Glass Reinforced, Drinking Water Grade, Food Contact Quality, Flame Retardant

General Information

Xytron™ is a high performance plastic compound of DSM Engineering Plastics, which is based on PPS (polyphenylene sulphide).
Xytron™ offers extremely good chemical resistance, dimensional stability, intrinsic flame retardancy and high stiffness.
Because of its outstanding properties, Xytron™ contributes to an excellent performance in many different applications.
Special features
Regulatory Affairs
Processing technology
Injection Molding
Design challenge
Degradation & Stability | Chemical stability
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Rheological properties

Molding shrinkage (parallel)
0.2
%
Molding shrinkage (normal)
0.5
%

Mechanical properties

Tensile modulus
15000
MPa
Tensile modulus (-40°C)
17000
MPa
Tensile modulus (120°C)
9500
MPa
Tensile modulus (160°C)
5300
MPa
Tensile modulus (200°C)
4100
MPa
Stress at break
200
MPa
Stress at break (-40°C)
235
MPa
Stress at break (120°C)
100
MPa
Stress at break (160°C)
65
MPa
Stress at break (200°C)
50
MPa
Strain at break
2
%
Strain at break (-40°C)
2
%
Strain at break (120°C)
2.9
%
Strain at break (160°C)
3.8
%
Strain at break (200°C)
3.9
%
Flexural modulus
14000
MPa
Flexural strength
280
MPa
Charpy impact strength (+23°C)
60
kJ/m²
Charpy impact strength (-30°C)
62
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (+23°C)
10.5
kJ/m²
Charpy notched impact strength (-30°C)
11
kJ/m²
Weldline strength at thickness 1
65
MPa
Weldline strain at thickness 1
0.5
%
Thickness tested (1)
4
mm

Thermal properties

Melting temperature (10°C/min)
280
°C
Glass transition temperature (10°C/min)
90
°C
Temp. of deflection under load (1.80 MPa)
265
°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (parallel)
0.15
E-4/°C
Coeff. of linear therm. expansion (normal)
0.4
E-4/°C
Coef. of lin. therm expansion, parallel, above Tg
0.15
E-4/°C
Coef. of lin. therm expansion, normal, above Tg
1.1
E-4/°C
Burning Behav. at 1.5 mm nom. thickn.
V-0
class
Burning Behav. at thickness h
V-0
class
Thickness tested
0.4
mm
UL recognition
Yes
-
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
130
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (1) tested)
0.4
mm
Relative Temperature Index - electrical
130
°C
RTI electrical (Thickness (2) tested)
0.8
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
130
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.4
mm
Relative Temperature Index - with impact
130
°C
RTI with impact (Thickness (2) tested)
0.8
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (1) tested)
0.4
mm
Relative Temperature Index - without impact
130
°C
RTI without impact (Thickness (2) tested)
0.8
mm

Electrical properties

Relative permittivity (1 MHz)
4
-
Dissipation factor (1 MHz)
35
E-4
Volume resistivity
>1E13
Ohm*m
Comparative tracking index
150
V
Dielectric strength
22
kV/mm

Other properties

Water absorption in water at 23°C after 24h
0.04
%
Humidity absorption
0.04
%
Density
1650
kg/m³

Diagrams

Applications

Pipe Fittings

Industry
Building & construction
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