Mirel™ P1003/ F1005

Supplier: Metabolix
GENERAL INFORMATION
Product type:
Thermoplastic >> PHA (Polyhydroxyalkanoate)
  • FDA Approval
  • Yes

Product performance

Polyhydroxyalkanoate. It is general purpose injection molding material with high modulus. Mirel™ F1005 is FDA cleared for use in non-alcoholic food contact applications, from frozen food storage and... 

  • Material Status
  • Commercial
PROPERTIES
Impact Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
ASTM D256 A
Mechanical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Flexural Modulus (Stiffness)
ASTM D790 A
Flexural Strength
ASTM D790 A
Tensile Elongation
ASTM D638
Tensile Modulus
ASTM D638
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ASTM D638
Physical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Molding Shrinkage
ASTM D955
Specific Gravity (Density)
ASTM D792
Thermal Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
ASTM D648 B
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
ASTM D648 B
Vicat Softening Temperature
ASTM D1525 B10
CONVERSION MODE & PROCESSING GUIDELINES
Conversion Mode
Injection molding - thermoplastics
Injection - 2nd Stage Pressure
< 30%
Injection - Back Pressure
< 3.45 Mpa
Injection - Drying Temperature
80 °C
Injection - Drying Time
2 - 4 hr
Injection - Front Temperature
165 - 170 °C
Injection - Low Compression Ratio
2.2:1 - 2.6:1
Injection - Middle Temperature
170 - 175 °C
Injection - Mold Temperature
55 - 65 °C
Injection - Nozzle Temperature
165 - 170 °C
Injection - Rear Temperature
175 - 180 °C
Injection - Screw Speed
< 200 rpm
Non-Return Valve: Standard Check Ring Barrel Zone Settings: Reverse Temperature Profile
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