Tenite Butyrate Chart

TENITE Butyrate 575E3720010 Clear, Trsp
Product Data Sheet

TENITE cellulosic plastics are noted for their excellent balance of properties – toughness, hardness, strength, surface gloss, clarity, and a warm feel.

Property(a) Test(b)
Method
Typical Value, Units(c)
Plasticizer   10%
Specific Gravity   D 792 1.19
  Mechanical Properties    
Tensile Stress @ Yield   D 638 33.1 MPa (4800 psi)
Tensile Stress @ Break   D 638 43.4 MPa (6300 psi)
Elongation @ Break   D 638 50%
Flexural Modulus   D 790 1379 MPa (2.00 x 105 psi)
Flexural Yield Strength   D 790 45.5 MPa (6600 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R Scale   D 785 78
Izod Impact Strength, Notched    
        @ 23°C (73°F)  D 256 240 J/m (4.5 ft·lbf/in.)
        @ -40°C (-40°F)  D 256 96 J/m (1.8 ft·lbf/in.)
  Thermal Properties    
Deflection Temperatured    
        @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)  D 648 74°C (165°F)
        @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)  D 648 85°C (185°F)
Vicat Softening Temperatured   D 1525 104°C (219°F)
  Permanence Properties    
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion   D 570 1.4%
Soluble Matter Loss   D 570 0.1%
Weight Loss on Heating [72 hours @ 80°C (176°F)]   D 707 0.5%
  Miscellaneous Butyrate Properties    
Refractive Index, nD   D 542 1.46-1.49
Light Transmissione   E 308 >90%
Hazee   D 1003 <8.5%
Specific Heat @ 23°C (73°F)   DSC 1.26-1.67 kJ/kg·K
(0.301-0.399 Btu/lb·°F)
Thermal Conductivity   C 177 0.17-0.33 W/m·K (1.2-2.3 Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion  D 696 11 – 17 x 10-5 mm/mm·°C
(6 – 9 x 10-5 in./in.·°F)
Mold Shrinkage   D 955 0.2-0.6%
Dielectric Strength   D 149 11.8-18.7 kV/mm
(300-475 V/mil)
Dielectric Constant 1 MHz   D 150 3.3-3.8
Dissipation Factor 1 MHz   D 150 0.01-0.15
Volume Resistivity   D 257 1013 – 1015 ohm·cm

Unless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23oC (73oF) and 50% relative humidity.
Unless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
Units are in SI or US customary units.
d Conditioned 4 hours @ 70°C (158°F)
e 1.52-mm (0.06-in.) specimen thickness

Characteristics

Formula 575 – odor mask; standard inventory. Available in 10% plasticizer only.

Comments

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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