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LATILUB 45/7-20T F3

Family: LATILUB
Base resin:High density polyethylene (HDPE)
General information
Self-lubricating product based on High density polyethylene (HDPE). PTFE. Potentially suitable for medical contact application.
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
  • - Self lubricant
Additives
  • - PTFE
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.07 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,50 ÷ 1,80 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,30 ÷ 1,60 %
Dimensional stability --- 60
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.03 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 2.5 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 8.5 %
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 15 %
At break (5 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 20 %
At break (5 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 20 %
Tensile strength
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 20 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 8 MPa
At yield (5 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 6 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 15 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 10 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 8 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 1000 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 60°C ISO 527 360 MPa
Tensile (1 mm/min), 90°C ISO 527 100 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 150 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 150 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 75 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 75 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 45 °C
Electrical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Electrical resistivity
Surface, dry ASTM D 257 1E12 ohm
Dielectric strength (short period)
2 mm thickness, 23°C, dry ASTM D 149 29 kV/mm
Tribological properties Standard Value Measure Units
Wear Factor LATI 80 10ˉ⁸(mm³m)/N
Friction Coefficient
Static LATI 0.23
Dynamic LATI 0.26
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 205 ÷ 225 °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 80 ÷ 90°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: possible