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TENITE™ Butyrate 285E0V16304 Clear, Trsp
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Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
TENITE
Tenite™ cellulosic plastics are noted for their excellent balance of properties - toughness, hardness, strength, surface gloss, clarity, and a warm feel. The mechanical properties of Tenite™ cellulosic plastics differ with plasticizer levels. Lower plasticizer content yields a harder surface, higher heat resistance, greater rigidity, higher tensile strength, and better dimensional stability. Higher plasticizer content increases impact strength. Tenite™ cellulosic plastics are available in natural, clear, selected ambers, or smoke transparents and black translucent. Color concentrates are available in let-down ratios from 10:1 to 40:1. Tenite™ Cellulose Acetate Butyrate 285-04 contains an odor mask and has a plasticizer level of 4%.

TENITE™ Butyrate 285E0V16304 Clear, Trsp

Producer: 
Eastman
Brand: 
TENITE
Tenite™ cellulosic plastics are noted for their excellent balance of properties - toughness, hardness, strength, surface gloss, clarity, and a warm feel. The mechanical properties of Tenite™ cellulosic plastics differ with plasticizer levels. Lower plasticizer content yields a harder surface, higher heat resistance, greater rigidity, higher tensile strength, and better dimensional stability. Higher plasticizer content increases impact strength. Tenite™ cellulosic plastics are available in natural, clear, selected ambers, or smoke transparents and black translucent. Color concentrates are available in let-down ratios from 10:1 to 40:1. Tenite™ Cellulose Acetate Butyrate 285-04 contains an odor mask and has a plasticizer level of 4%.

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Applications & Uses

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Recommended Applications
  • Consumer electronics
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial
  • Other-LCD displays
  • Pens/stationary
  • Point-of-purchase
  • Protective & performance film
  • Sporting equipment

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Physical Form
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Break55.0%D 638
Flexural Modulus1793 (2.6 x 105)mPa (psi)D 790
Flexural Yield Strength60 (8700)mPa (psi)D 790
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at 23°C152 (2.8)j/m (ft·lbf/in.)D 256
Izod Impact Strength, Notched at -40°C83 (1.6)j/m (ft·lbf/in.)D 256
Rockwell Hardness, R Scale98.0-D 785
Tensile Stress at Break52.4 (7600)mPa (psi)D 638
Tensile Stress at Yield43.1 (6300)mPa (psi)D 638
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Deflection Temperature at 0.455 MPa (66 psi)95 (203)°C (°F)D 648
Deflection Temperature at 1.82 MPa (264 psi)85 (185)°C (°F)D 648
Vicat Softening Temperature118 (244)°C (°F)D 1525
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Plasticizer4.0%-
Specific Gravity1.205-D 792
Permanence Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Soluble Matter Loss0.1%D 570
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion1.7%D 570
Weight Loss on Heating [72 hours at 80°C (176°F)]0.2%D 707
Miscellaneous Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion(Butyrate Properties)11-17 x 10-5 (6-9 x 10-5)mm/mm·°C (in./in.·°F)D 696
Dielectric Constant 1 MHz(Butyrate Properties)3.3-3.8-D 150
Dielectric Strength(Butyrate Properties)11.8-18.7 (300-475)kV/mm (V/mil)D 149
Dissipation Factor 1 MHz(Butyrate Properties)0.01-0.15-D 150
Haze(Butyrate Properties)max. 8.5%D 1003
Light Transmission(Butyrate Properties)min. 90%E 308
Mold Shrinkage(Butyrate Properties)0.2-0.6%D 955
Refractive Index, nD(Butyrate Properties)1.46-1.49-D 542
Specific Heat at 23°C (73°F)(Butyrate Properties)1.26-1.67 (0.301-0.399)kJ/kg·K (Btu/lb·°F)DS
Thermal Conductivity(Butyrate Properties)0.17-0.33 (1.2-2.3)W/m·K (Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)C 177
Volume Resistivity(Butyrate Properties)1013-1015ohm·cmD 257
Physical Form
Pellets
Appearance
Clear or transparent

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Documents (4)

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Weathering of Tenite butyrate
Brochure
TENITE Cellulosic Plastics - Secondary Fabrication Techniques
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TENITE Cellulosic Plastics - From Trees to Plastic
Brochure
TENITE Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - Chemical Resistance
Brochure