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LATIGRAY 53/3-01 CX/45 F3

Family: LATIGRAY
Base resin:Polypropylene homopolymer (PPh)
General information
Radiopaque compound based on Polypropylene homopolymer (PPh). Special filler. Potentially suitable for medical contact application. 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.
Versions of product mentioned herein may support applications in the pharmaceutical, medical or dental sector. Nevertheless, manufactured parts have to be verified according to the specific directives.
Features
  • - Radiopaque / X-ray shielding
Project challenges
  • - X-Ray detectability
Additives
  • - Ceramic fillers
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.34 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,20 ÷ 1,50 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,70 ÷ 2,00 %
Dimensional stability --- 73
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.05 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 85 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 9 %
Tensile strength
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 15 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 800 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 90 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 90 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 100 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 110 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 70 °C
Thermal conductivity
in plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
through plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.3 W/mK
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 200 ÷ 220 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 20 ÷ 50 °C
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 2 hours at 80 ÷ 90°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: high. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: to be evaluated