Starpylen HU 30BF4

Supplier: Eurostar Engineering Plastics
GENERAL INFORMATION
Product type:
Thermoplastic >> PP (Polypropylene)

Product performance

Starpylen HU 30BF4 (also known as HU 30BF4) is a polypropylene grade reinforced with 30% bamboo fiber. It is suitable for injection molding.

  • Material Status
  • Commercial
PROPERTIES
Impact Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
ISO 180/1A
Unnotched Izod Impact
ISO 180/1U
Mechanical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Flexural Modulus (Stiffness)
ISO 178
Flexural Strength
ISO 178
Tensile Strain
ISO 527
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
ISO 527
Physical Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
ISO 1133
Molding Shrinkage
E2P Method
Specific Gravity (Density)
ISO 1183
Thermal Properties
Value
Test Conditions
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
ISO 75/Af
CONVERSION MODE & PROCESSING GUIDELINES
Conversion Mode
Injection molding - thermoplastics
Injection - Drying Temperature
70 °C
Injection - Drying Time
3 hr
Injection - Front Temperature
195 - 205 °C
Injection - Middle Temperature
195 - 205 °C
Injection - Mold Temperature
30 - 50 °C
Injection - Processing (Melt) Temp
195 - 205 °C
Injection - Rear Temperature
195 - 205 °C
Predrying is not essential except if moisture content is higher than 0.2%. Nevertheless, predrying is recommended when a glossy surface is required. The properties of the component should be checked in order to ascertain the maximum acceptable level of regrind.
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