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NAS® XC

NAS XC is a styrene methyl methacrylate copolymer that can be used in a variety of applications demanding a extremely low haze and ultra clarity, also available with an UV package.

Key Features

  • Sparkling clearity
  • Low density
  • Easy of processing
  • Low moisture absorption
  • UL 94 HB approved

Applications

  • Light Guide panels
  • Appliance parts
  • Grade Version
  • Properties

    Properties of NAS XC

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Flow Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ASTM D 1238 g/10 min 1.6
    Mechanical Properties
    Izod Notched Impact Strength, 23 °C (73 °F) ASTM D 256 ft-lb/in 0.4
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ASTM D 638 psi 9300
    Tensile Modulus ASTM D 638 psi x 10³ 470
    Elongation, Failure ASTM D 638 % 3
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi 14900
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi x 10³ 460
    Hardness, Rockwell ASTM D 785 M scale 70
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature, B/1 ( 120 °C/h, 10N) ASTM D 1525 °F 221
    Heat Deflection Temperature A; (annealed 4 h/80 °C; 1.8 MPa) - °F 207
    Glass transition temperature - - 216
    Optical Properties
    Refractive Index, Sodium D Line ASTM D 542 - 1.54
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 93
    Haze ASTM D 1003 % 0.3
    Other Properties
    Water Absorption, Saturated at 23 °C ASTM D 570 % 0.17
    Density (ASTM ) ASTM D 792 g/cm³ 1.11
    Processing
    Linear Mold Shrinkage ASTM D 955 in/in 0.002 - 0.006
    Melt Temperature Range - °F 410 - 470
    Mold Temperature Range - °F 90 - 140
    Rear Temperature Range - °F 360 - 420
    Middle Temperature Range - °F 390 - 450
    Front Temperature Range - °F 410 - 470
    Drying Temperature - °F 180
    Drying Time - h 2
    Max Service Temperature - °F 500

    Typical values for uncolored products
    Please note that all processing data stated are only indicative and may vary depending on the individual processing complexities.
    Please consult our local sales or technical representatives for details.

  • Processing

    Processing of NAS XC

  • Safety Data Sheet