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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
  • Grade Version
  • Properties

    Properties of Zylar 960

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Flow Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ASTM D 1238 g/10 min 6
    Mechanical Properties
    Izod Notched Impact Strength, 23 °C (73 °F) ASTM D 256 ft-lb/in 11
    Impact Strength, Gardner ASTM D 5420 in-lbs 170
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ASTM D 638 psi 3400
    Tensile Modulus ASTM D 638 psi x 10³ 250
    Elongation, Failure ASTM D 638 % 70
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi 6200
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi x 10³ 250
    Hardness, Rockwell ASTM D 785 R scale 62
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature, B/1 ( 120 °C/h, 10N) ASTM D 1525 °F 201
    Heat Deflection Temperature A; (annealed 4 h/80 °C; 1.8 MPa) - °F 187
    Optical Properties
    Refractive Index, Sodium D Line ASTM D 542 - 1.57
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 91
    Haze ASTM D 1003 % 2
    Other Properties
    Density ASTM D 792 lb/in³ 1.05
    Water Absorption, Saturated at 23 °C ASTM D 570 % 0.1
    Processing
    Melt Temperature Range - °F 400 - 460
    Mold Temperature Range - °F 80 - 130
    Rear Temperature Range - °F 380 - 430
    Middle Temperature Range - °F 390 - 440
    Front Temperature Range - °F 400 - 450
    Drying Temperature - °F 150
    Drying Time - h 2
    Max Service Temperature - °F 480

    Typical values for uncolored products

  • Processing

    Processing of Zylar 960

  • Safety Data Sheet