Futerro® PLA Extrusion

Supplier: Futerro
GENERAL INFORMATION
Product type:
Thermoplastic >> PLA (Polylactide) >> Polylactide (Polylactic Acid) [PLA]

Product performance

Polylactic acid. It is a clear extrusion sheet grade and is easily processed on conventional extrusion as well as thermoforming equipment. The material is stable in the molten state, provided that the... 

  • Physical Form
  • Solid
  • Material Status
  • Commercial
PROPERTIES
Fill Analysis Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Impact Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
ISO 180
Mechanical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Flexural Strength
ISO 178
Tensile Elongation
ISO 527
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ISO 527
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ISO 527
Optical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Transmittance (Light Transmission)
ISO 14782
Physical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
ISO 1133
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
ISO 1133
Specific Gravity (Density)
ISO 1183
Thermal Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Glass Transition Temperature
ISO 11357
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC) (Crystalline Melt Temperature)
ISO 11357
CONVERSION MODE & PROCESSING GUIDELINES
Conversion Mode
Extrusion
Injection molding - thermoplastics >> Stretch blow molding
Thermoforming/ Vaccuum forming
Extrusion - Adapter Temperature
200 °C
Extrusion - Compression Section
190 °C
Extrusion - Die Temperature
190 °C
Extrusion - Drying Temperature
90 °C
Extrusion - Drying Time
2 hr
Extrusion - Feed Temperature
180 °C
Extrusion - Feed Throat
45 °C
Extrusion - Melt Temperature
210 °C
Extrusion - Metering Section
200 °C
Extrusion - Screw Speed
20 - 100 rpm
Extrusion - Suggested Max Moisture
0.025 %
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