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Zylar 960

Zylar® 960 is an impact modified styrene acrylic copolymer that provides toughness equivalent to some grades of polycarbonate, good clarity and superior processing characteristics for demanding injection molded applications.

Key Features

  • Exceptional toughness
  • Low density
  • Ease of processing
  • Gamma & ETO sterilizable
  • Meets USP XXIII specifications for Class VI plastics
  • UL 94 HB approved

Applications

  • Appliances and consumer goods
  • Medical devices
  • Toys
  • Office accessories
  • Industrial housings and covers
  • Reusable drinkware

Industries

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  • Properties

    Properties of Zylar 960

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Volume Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ISO 1133 cm³/10 min 6
    Melt Volume Rate 220 °C/10 kg ISO 1133 cm³/10 min 65
    Mechanical Properties
    Izod Notched Impact Strength, 23 °C ISO 180/A kJ/m² 15
    Charpy Notched Impact Strength, 23° C ISO 179/1eA kJ/m² 16
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ISO 527 MPa 28
    Tensile Strain at Break, 23 °C ISO 527 % 120
    Tensile Modulus ISO 527 MPa 1640
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ISO 178 MPa 45
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ISO 178 MPa 1650
    Hardness, Rockwell ISO 2039-2 R scale 62
    Hardness, Ball Indentation ISO 2039-1 MPa 35
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature VST/B/50 (50N, 50 °C/h) ISO 306 °C 60
    Vicat Softening Temperature, VST/A/120 (10N, 120 °C/h) ISO 306 °C 90
    Heat Deflection Temperature A; (unannealed; 1.8 MPa) ISO 75 °C 67
    Heat Deflection Temperature B; (unannealed; 0.45 MPa) ISO 75 °C 78
    Electrical Properties
    Optical Properties
    Refractive Index, Sodium D Line ISO 489 - 1.56
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 89
    Haze ASTM D 1003 % 2
    Other Properties
    Density ISO 1183 kg/m³ 1050
    Water Absorption, Saturated at 23 °C ISO 62 % 0.1
    Moisture Absorption, Equilibrium 23 °C/50% RH ISO 62 % 0.05
    Processing
    Drying Temperature - °C 65
    Drying Time - h 2

    Typical values for uncolored products

  • Processing

    Processing of Zylar 960

  • Safety Data Sheet