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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Copolyester 14285


Applications
  • Compounders
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Diffuser film
  • Industrial
  • Strapping

Product Description
Eastman™ 14285 is a copolyester. It is amorphous and has an lntrinsic Viscosity of 0.59.

Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5700.13 %
Mold Shrinkage 
     Parallel to Flow, 3.2-mm (0.125-in.) thicknessD 955.002 mm/mm (.002 in./in.)
Specific GravityD 7921.28
Mold Shrinkage 
     Parallel to Flow, 1.6-mm (0.0625-in.) thicknessD 955.005 mm/mm (.005 in./in.)
Mechanical Properties
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 48122600 J/m (50 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812NB
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25628 J/m (.5 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 25669 J/m (1.3 ft·lbf/in.)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785106
Flexural ModulusD 7902200 MPa (3.2 x 105 psi)
Flexural StrengthD 79075 MPa (10900 psi)
Elongation @ BreakD 63830 %
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63825 MPa (3600 psi)
Optical Properties
Total TransmittanceD 100390 %
HazeD 10030.3 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64863 °C (145 °F)
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64869 °C (156 °F)
Typical Processing Conditions
Mold Temperature 16-38 °C (60-100 °F)
Processing Melt Temperature 249-71 °C (480-520 °F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Drying Temperature 71 °C (160 °F)

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.


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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