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Eastman
Brand: 
EASTAR
Eastar™ Copolyesters are brilliantly clear polymers that have excellent impact strength, chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and low shrinkage rates. Eastar™ MN004 contains a mold release. This product has been GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED®. The GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED® Mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). GEI is an industry-independent, non-profit organization that oversees the GREENGUARD Certification Program. The GREENGUARD Certification Program is an industry independent, third-party testing program for low-emitting products and materials for indoor environments. For more information about GEI and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman™ Copolyesters, visit www.greenguard.org. Choose Eastman Chemical Company under the Manufacturer category and click search to display a list of our products.

EASTAR™ MN004

Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
EASTAR
Eastar™ Copolyesters are brilliantly clear polymers that have excellent impact strength, chemical resistance, dimensional stability, and low shrinkage rates. Eastar™ MN004 contains a mold release. This product has been GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED®. The GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED® Mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). GEI is an industry-independent, non-profit organization that oversees the GREENGUARD Certification Program. The GREENGUARD Certification Program is an industry independent, third-party testing program for low-emitting products and materials for indoor environments. For more information about GEI and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman™ Copolyesters, visit www.greenguard.org. Choose Eastman Chemical Company under the Manufacturer category and click search to display a list of our products.

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ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength at Yield44.8MPaASTM D638
Tensile Strength at Break52.4MPaASTM D 638
Elongation at Yield5%ASTM D 638
Stress at break47MPaISO 527
Elongation at Break330%ASTM D 638
Elongation at Yield5.0%D 638
Elongation at Break330.0%D 638
Yield stress46MPaISO 527
Flexural Yield Strength66 (9600)mPa (psi)D 790
Strain at break>50%ISO 527
Yield strain4.4%ISO 527
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy at Max. Load at 23°C14.0JISO 6603-2
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy at Max. Load at -40°C16.0JISO 6603-2
Flexural modulus, 23°1800MPaISO 178
Flexural Modulus1793MPaASTM D 790
Impact Strength, Unnotched at 23°C (73°F)NB-D 4812
Flexural Modulus1800 (2.6 x 105)mPa (psi)D 790
Impact Strength, Unnotched at -40°C (-40°F)NB-D 4812
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at 23°CNB-D 256
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at 23°C125.0kJ/m2ISO 180
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at -40°C7.4kJ/m2ISO 180
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at -40°C64 (1.2)j/m (ft·lbf/in.)D 256
Mold Shrinkage46.0mPaISO 527
Mold Shrinkage47.0mPaISO 527
Mold Shrinkage4.4%ISO 527
Mold Shrinkage230.0%ISO 527
Mold Shrinkage1800.0mPaISO 178
Mold Shrinkage63.0mPaISO 178
Izod Impact notched (1/8 in)NJ/mASTM D 256
Izod Impact notched, Low-Temperature64.1J/mASTM D 256
Izod notched impact strength, +23°125kJ/m2ISO 180/1A
Izod notched impact strength7.4kJ/m2ISO 180/1A
Rockwell Hardness, R Scale105.0-D 785
Tensile Stress at Break52 (7600)mPa (psi)D 638
Rockwell HardnessR105-ASTM D 785
Tensile Stress at Yield45 (6500)mPa (psi)D 638
Temperature-40°C-
Puncture energy, +23°14JISO 6603-2
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Mold Shrinkage (MD)0.0035mm/mmASTM D 955
Density1230kg/m3ISO 1183
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Deflection Temperature at 0.45 MPa74.0°CISO 75
Temperature of deflection under load (1.80 Mpa)65°CISO 75-1/-2
Temperature of deflection under load (0.45 Mpa)74°CISO 75-1/-2
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi)73.9°CASTM D 648
Deflection Temperature Under Load (264 psi)63.9°CASTM D 648
Deflection Temperature at 0.455 MPa (66 psi)74 (165)°C (°F)D 648
Deflection Temperature at 1.80 MPa65.0°CISO 75
Deflection Temperature at 1.82 MPa (264 psi)64 (147)°C (°F)D 648
Specific Heat at 240°C (464°F)2.05 (0.49)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 60°C (140°F)1.34 (0.32)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Thermal Conductivity0.19 (1.3)W/m·K (Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)C 177
UL Flammability Classification 1.6 mm (0.0625 in.) specimen94.0HBUL 94
UL Flammability Classification 3.2 mm (0.125 in.) specimen94.0HBUL 94
Vicat Softening Temperature at 1 kg load88 (190)°C (°F)D 1525
Vicat Softening Temperature at 1 kg load88.0°CISO 306
Vicat Softening Temperature at 5 kg load79.0°CISO 306
Thickness tested1.6mm-
Vicat softening temperature79°CISO 306
Vicat Temperature87.8°CASTM D 1525
Burning Behavior at 1.5 mm nominal thicknessHBclassIEC 60695-11-10
Burning Behavior at thicknessHBclassIEC 60695-11-10
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density1.23g/cm3ISO 1183
Mold Shrinkage Parallel to Flow, 3.2-mm (0.125-in.) thickness0.002-0.005 (0.002-0.005)mm/mm (in./in.)D 955
Specific Gravity1.23-D 792
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion0.13%D 570
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion0.13%ISO 62
Optical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Haze1%ASTM D 1003
Hazemax. 1.0%D 1003
Regular Transmittance87.0%D 1003
Total Transmittance89.0%D 1003
Light Transmittance89%ASTM D 1003
Other Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Absorption (24 hr)0.13%ASTM D 570
Water absorption0.13%Sim. to ISO 62
Processing Parameters
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Drying Temperature75 (165)°C (°F)-
Drying Time6.0hrs-
Mold Temperature15-40 (60-100)°C (°F)-
Processing Melt Temperature250-270 (480-520)°C (°F)-
Flame Rating
IEC 60695-11-10 HB
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Eastar Copolyester MN004 Sales Specifications Sheet
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Eastman polymers, processing and mold design guidelines
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