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Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
NEOSTAR
Eastman Neostar™ Elastomer FN006 is the second in Eastman’s series of tough, clear, durable, general purpose grade copolyester ethers. Developed for use in the profile and automotive markets, it can also be used in packaging and tubing applications. Its chemical resistance, flexibility, and toughness make it an ideal choice for applications where strength, durability, and puncture resistance in harsh environments is required. Eastman Neostar™ Elastomer FN006 can be used in injection molding or cast film, blown film, or tubing extrusion applications. This copolyester has a full range of flexibility and memory without the addition of plasticizers. Considered environmentally preferred due to its non-halogenated material composition, it can be incinerated cleanly without the emission of toxic gases. The target inherent viscosity of this product is 1.6. This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum. The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark. The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Registry.

NEOSTAR™ Elastomer FN006

Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
NEOSTAR
Eastman Neostar™ Elastomer FN006 is the second in Eastman’s series of tough, clear, durable, general purpose grade copolyester ethers. Developed for use in the profile and automotive markets, it can also be used in packaging and tubing applications. Its chemical resistance, flexibility, and toughness make it an ideal choice for applications where strength, durability, and puncture resistance in harsh environments is required. Eastman Neostar™ Elastomer FN006 can be used in injection molding or cast film, blown film, or tubing extrusion applications. This copolyester has a full range of flexibility and memory without the addition of plasticizers. Considered environmentally preferred due to its non-halogenated material composition, it can be incinerated cleanly without the emission of toxic gases. The target inherent viscosity of this product is 1.6. This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum. The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark. The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Registry.

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Features & Benefits

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Plastics Features
Product Highlights
  • Environmentally preferred, non-halogenated material
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Exceptional heat resistance and high temperature dimensional stability
  • High flexibility without plasticizers
  • Solvent bondable

Applications & Uses

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Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Recommended Applications
  • Automotive
  • Compounders
  • Equipment & machinery
  • Fishing line
  • Profiles

Properties

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Physical Form
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength at Yield14MPaASTM D 638
Tensile Strength at Break22.1MPaASTM D 638
Durometer Hardness Shore A Scale95.0-D 2240
Elongation at Break400%ASTM D 638
Elongation at Yield38%ASTM D 638
Durometer Hardness Shore D Scale55.0-D 2240
Elongation at Break400.0%D 638
Elongation at Yield38.0%D 638
Tensile Modulus170MPaISO 527
Tensile Modulus170 (24650)mPa (psi)D 638
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at -40°C40 (0.75)j/m (ft·lbf/in.)D 256
Flexural Modulus150MPaASTM D790
Flexural Modulus150 (21750)mPa (psi)D 790
Specific Gravity1.13-D 792
Tear Strength350 (79)N (lbf)D 1004
Tensile Stress at Break22 (3200)mPa (psi)D 638
Tensile Stress at Yield14 (2030)mPa (psi)D 638
Torsional Modulus Temperature at 240 MPa (35,000 psi)-28 (-18)°C (°F)D 1043
Torsional Modulus Temperature at 930 MPa (135,000 psi)max. -70 (max. -94)°C (°F)D 1043
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion0.4%D 570
Izod Impact notched, Low-Temperature40J/mASTM D 256
Shore D Hardness55-ISO 7619-1
Shore A hardness95-ISO 7619-1
Temperature-40°C
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Index - MFI (230°C/2.16 kg)10g/10 minASTM D 1238
Density1130kg/m3ASTM D 792
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (MD)144E-6/KASTM D 696
Brittleness Temperaturemax. -75 (max. -103)°C (°F)D 746
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion15 x 10-5 (8 x 10-5)mm/mm·°C (in./in.·°F)D 696
Crystalline Peak Melting Point (Tm)205 (400)°C (°F)D 3418
Crystallization Temperature on Cooling (Tcc)140 (284)°C (°F)DS
Flow Rate (Condition 215°C/2.16 kg)11.0g/10 minD 1238
Flow Rate (Condition 230°C/2.16 kg)18.0g/10 minD 1238
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)-40 (-40)°C (°F)DS
Glass Transition Temperature-2.78°CASTM E 1356
Heat of Fusion27 (11.6)kJ/kg (Btu/lb)E 793
Inherent Viscosity1.16-EMN-A-A-G-V-1
Specific Heat at 100°C (212°F) - solid1.8 (0.43)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 150°C (302°F) - solid2.0 (0.48)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 175°C (347°F) - solid2.3 (0.55)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 200°C (392°F) - transition3.1 (0.74)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 225°C (437°F) - melt2.3 (0.55)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Specific Heat at 25°C (77°F) - solid1.6 (0.38)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Thermal Conductivity0.19 (1.3)W/m·K (Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)C 177
Vicat Temperature170°CASTM D 1525
Melting Temperature204°CASTM D 3418
Other Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Water Absorption (24 hr)0.4%ASTM D 570
Physical Form
Solid
Color
Yellow

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Documents (3)

Name
Type
Neostar Elastomer FN006 Sales Specifications Sheet
Other
Eastman copolyesters and approved additives receive Material Health Certificate
Brochure
Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute certifies Eastman copolyesters and approved additives
Brochure