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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Polyester F61HC

  • Automotive
  • Automotive parts & accessories
  • Compounders
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Decorative laminates-wood
  • Electronic connectors
  • Graphic arts
  • Strapping
  • Visual merchandising

Product Description
F61HC is a low IV (0.59 dL/g) homopolymer PET that is readily crystallized by both thermal and mechanical processes. It is a cost-effective option that continues to surpass expectations for quality, efficiency and convenience in a wide array applications.

Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
Specific GravitydD 7921.34
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63858.4 MPa
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63822.8 MPa
Elongation @ YieldD 6383.7 %
Elongation @ BreakD 638101.5 %
Tensile ModulusD 6382315 MPa
Flexural Yield StressD 79085.3 MPa
Flexural Yield StrainD 7904.2 %
Flexural Break StressD 79070.4 MPa
Flexural Break StrainD 7907.0 %
Flexural ModulusD 7902364 MPa
Izod Impact Strength, NotchedD 25627.8 J/m
Impact Strength, UnnotchedD 4812NB
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy @ Max. LoadD 376333.5 J
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Total EnergyD 376364.6 J
Optical Properties
Gloss @ 60°D 523138.5
Total TransmittanceD 100384.9 %
HazeD 10032.85 %
     a*E 313-0.86
     b*E 3130.98
     L*E 31393.39
Refractive IndexMetricon Model 2010 Prism Coupler1.57
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPaD 64866 °C
     @ 1.82 MPaD 64861 °C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)DSC78.2 °C
Crystalline Peak Melting Point (Tm)DSC250.4 °C

aUnless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
bUnless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
cUnits are in SI or US customary units.
d0.125 inch molded plaque

Properties reported here are based on limited testing. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform to the values given.

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