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Styrolux 3G46

Styrolux® 3G46 is a clear styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) developed specifically for sheet- and film extrusion and for thermoformed articles. Styrolux® 3G46 is designed for improved performance in blends with general-purpose polystyrene, providing parts with an excellent balance of transparency and toughness.

Key Features

  • Outstanding clarity
  • Good toughness / stiffness balance
  • Medium GPPS blend capabilty

Applications

  • Food and non-food packaging
  • Caps and lids
  • Toys
  • Displays
  • Medical devices
  • Household products
  • Grade Version
  • Properties

    Properties of Styrolux 3G46

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Flow Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ASTM D 1238 g/10 min 11
    Mechanical Properties
    Izod Notched Impact Strength, 23 °C (73 °F) ASTM D 256 ft-lb/in 0.6
    Instrumented Dart Impact (total energy) ASTM D 3763 in-lbs 178
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ASTM D 638 psi 3700
    Tensile Modulus ASTM D 638 psi x 10³ 238
    Elongation, Failure ASTM D 638 % 220
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi 3940
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi x 10³ 193
    Hardness, Shore D ASTM D 2240 - 75
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature, B/1 ( 120 °C/h, 10N) ASTM D 1525 °F 190
    DTUL @ 264 psi - Unannealed ASTM D 648 °F 140
    DTUL @ 66 psi - Unannealed ASTM D 648 °F 168
    Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion ASTM D 696 10^(-4)/°F 0.72
    Electrical Properties
    Dielectric Constant at 106 CPS (1000000 Hz, 0,0394 in) ASTM D 150 - 2.5
    Volume Resistivity ASTM D 257 - >1E13
    Surface Resistivity ASTM D 257 - >1E14
    Optical Properties
    Refractive Index, Sodium D Line ASTM D 542 - 1.573
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 91
    Haze ASTM D 1003 % 0.2
    Other Properties
    Density ASTM D 792 - 1.02
    Water Absorption, Saturated at 23 °C ASTM D 570 % 0.07
    Processing
    Linear Mold Shrinkage ASTM D 955 in/in 0.0065
    Melt Temperature Range °F 356 to 482
    Mold Temperature Range °F 86 to 122

    Typical values for uncolored products

  • Processing

    Processing of Styrolux 3G46

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