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LATIGRAY 82-02 CX/80

Family: LATIGRAY
Base resin:Polyamide 12 (PA 12)
General information
Radiopaque compound based on Polyamide 12 (PA 12). Special filler. 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
  • - 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 3.02 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0,75 ÷ 0,95 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 0,75 ÷ 0,95 %
Dimensional stability --- 78
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.15 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Unnotched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eU 18 kJ/m²
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 3 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 0.8 %
Tensile strength
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 30 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 7500 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 75 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 75 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 160 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 140 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 90 °C
Thermal conductivity
in plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.7 W/mK
through plane ASTM E 1461-92 0.7 W/mK
X-Ray opacity properties Standard Value Measure Units
HVT
At 80kV LATI 0,14 mm
At 120kV LATI 0,56 mm
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 240 ÷ 270 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 80 ÷ 100 °C
Storage
PAY ATTENTION! Material is prone to absorb moisture.
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 2 hours at 80 ÷ 100°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: not suggested