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Styrolution PS 542N

Styrolution PS 542N is an impact polystyrene with high heat resistance.

Key Features

  • High heat resistance

Applications

  • Disposables

Industries

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  • Properties

    Properties of Styrolution PS 542N

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Volume Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ISO 1133 cm³/10 min 4.1
    Mechanical Properties
    Charpy Notched Impact Strength, 23° C ISO 179/1eA kJ/m² 8
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ISO 527 MPa 25
    Tensile Strain at Yield, 23 °C ISO 527 % 1.8
    Tensile Modulus ISO 527 MPa 1750
    Nominal Strain at Break, 23 °C ISO 527 % 45
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ISO 178 MPa 40
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ISO 178 MPa 3400
    Hardness, Ball Indentation ISO 2039-1 MPa 120
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature VST/B/50 (50N, 50 °C/h) ISO 306 °C 92
    Vicat Softening Temperature, B/1 ( 120 °C/h, 10N) ASTM D 1525 °C 105
    Heat Deflection Temperature A; (annealed 4 h/80 °C; 1.8 MPa) ISO 75 °C 85
    Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion ISO 11359 10-6/°C 80
    Thermal Conductivity DIN 52612-1 W/(m K) 0.16
    Electrical Properties
    Volume Resistivity IEC 62631-3-1 Ω*m >1016
    Surface Resistivity IEC 62631-3-1 Ω >1013
    Optical Properties
    Refractive Index, Sodium D Line ISO 489 - 1.57
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 91.3
    Haze ASTM D 1003 % 0.3
    Other Properties
    Density ISO 1183 kg/m³ 1040
    Processing
    Linear Mold Shrinkage ISO 294-4 % 0.5 - 0.7
    Melt Temperature Range ISO 294 °C 180 - 260

    Typical values for uncolored products

  • Processing

    Processing of Styrolution PS 542N

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