Hycail® HM 1011

Supplier: Hycail
GENERAL INFORMATION
Product type:
Thermoplastic >> PLA (Polylactide) >> Polylactide (Polylactic Acid) [PLA]
  • Labels & Ratings
  • DIN EN 13432:2000-12 (Compostable)
  • ASTM D 6400:1999 (Compostable)
  • FDA Approval
  • Yes

Product performance

Transparent clear general purpose polylactic acid. Possesses excellent oxidation-, color- and molecular weight stability in the melt. It is based on renewable monomers. All components are based on... 

  • Appearance
  • Transparent / clear
  • Material Status
  • Commercial
PROPERTIES
Mechanical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Tensile Elongation
ISO 52
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ISO 527
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ISO 527
Physical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Specific Gravity (Density)
Thermal Stability
Thermal Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Glass Transition Temperature
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
Melting Temperature (Melting Point)
CONVERSION MODE & PROCESSING GUIDELINES
Conversion Mode
Injection molding - thermoplastics
Thermoforming/ Vaccuum forming
Extrusion >> Films (blown)
Extrusion
Extrusion>>Sheet
Extrusion>>Film
Extrusion - Air Dew Point
-40 °C
Extrusion - Air Flow Rate
120 m3/hr
Extrusion - Drying Temperature
50 °C
Extrusion - Drying Time
4 hr
Extrusion - Feed Throat
< 25 °C
Extrusion - Melt Temperature
190 - 240 °C
As long as the moisture content is lower than 150 ppm, drying of the polymer before processing is not necessary. However, if the moisture content is higher than 150 ppm, it is recommended to dry the polymer to a moisture level below 75 ppm to obtain optimum properties.
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