Apigo® D 40T

Supplier: API
GENERAL INFORMATION
Product type:
Thermoplastic >> TPO or TPE-O (Thermoplastic Olefin Elastomer)
  • Labels & Ratings
  • European 10/2011/EC
  • FDA Approval
  • Yes

Product performance

Apigo® D 40T is a thermoplastic olefin elastomer (TPO) based compound containing raw materials from renewable sources. Is suitable for processing by injection molding, extrusion, extrusion-blow... 

  • Physical Form
  • Pellets
  • Material Status
  • Commercial
  • Launch Date
  • 07/2014
PROPERTIES
Elastomers Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Tear Strength
ASTM D624
Hardness Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Hardness 3”
ASTM D2240
Impact Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
ASTM D256
Notched Izod Impact
ASTM D256
Mechanical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Flexural Modulus (Stiffness)
ASTM D790
Tensile Elongation
ASTM D638
Tensile Modulus
ASTM D638
Tensile Modulus
ASTM D638
Tensile Strength
ASTM D638
Physical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Density
ASTM D792
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR)
ASTM D1238
CONVERSION MODE & PROCESSING GUIDELINES
Conversion Mode
Extrusion >> Blow molding
Injection molding - thermoplastics >> Overmolding
Extrusion - Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
150 - 180 °C
Extrusion - Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
160 - 190 °C
Extrusion - Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
170 - 190 °C
Extrusion - Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
180 - 190 °C
Extrusion - Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
180 - 200 °C
Injection - Front Temperature
170 - 190 °C
Injection - Middle Temperature
160 - 180 °C
Injection - Mold shrinkage
1 - 2 %
Injection - Mold Temperature
20.0 - 60.0 °C
Injection - Nozzle Temperature
180 - 200 °C
Injection - Rear Temperature
150 - 170 °C
INJECTION MOULDING : General purpose screw
  • Injection pressure - High
  • Back pressure - Medium
  • Injection speed- Medium to Low
EXTRUSION : Single screw, general purpose
  • L/D ratio - > 20
  • Compression ratio - 1:2.5 to 1:3
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