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LATENE EP 3H-V0

Family: LATENE EP
Base resin:Polypropylene copolymer (PPc)
General information
Compound based on Polypropylene copolymer (PPc). Heat stabilised. Flame retardant, UL94 V-0 class, free of halogens-based flame retardants and red phosphorous. The product mentioned herein must not be used to produce parts operating in hot (>70°C), very humid environments, or in contact with hot water, or in contact with overheated steam. PFAS-free product.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in contact with foodstuffs or for potable water transportation, or for toy manufacturing.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in the pharmaceutical, medical or dental sector.
Features
  • - Flame retardant, free of halogens-based flame retardants and red phosphorous
Project challenges
  • - Improved resilience at low temperature
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.01 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0.90 ÷ 1.30 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0.95 ÷ 1.35 %
Dimensional stability --- 71
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.1 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Unnotched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eU 60 kJ/m²
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 3.5 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 3 %
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 >50 %
Tensile strength
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 20 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 NB MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 2000 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 120 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 120 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 80 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 85 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 55 °C
Thermal conductivity
in plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
through plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
Flammability Standard Value Measure Units
Oxygen Index ASTM D 2863 36 %
Flammability rating
3 mm thickness UL 94 V-0
1.5 mm thickness UL 94 V-0
0.75 mm thickness UL 94 V-2
GWFI - Glow Wire Flammability Index
2 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-12 960 °C
1 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-12 960 °C
GWIT - Glow Wire Ignition Test
2 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-13 775 °C
1 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-13 775 °C
Electrical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CTI - Comparative Tracking Index - solution A (without surfactant) IEC 60112 600 V
Electrical resistivity
Surface, dry ASTM D 257 1E12 ohm
Dielectric strength (short period)
2 mm thickness, 23°C, dry ASTM D 149 25 kV/mm
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 180 ÷ 220 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 20 ÷ 40 °C
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 2 hours at 70 ÷ 90°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: not suggested