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Technical Data Sheet
Eastar™ Copolyester EN058 Natural


Applications
  • Auto plastics
  • Bottles-skin care pkg
  • Closures-fragrance pkg
  • Consumer electronics
  • Consumer housewares - food contact (FC)
  • Deoderant containers
  • Equipment & machinery
  • Fragrance packaging
  • Jars-skin care pkg
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Personal care & cosmetics packaging
  • Personal care bottles
  • Skin care packaging
  • Sporting equipment
  • Water/sport bottles

Product Description

Eastar™ EN058 Copolyester is a copolymer PET. It is crystallized and has an lntrinsic Viscosity of 0.58. Eastar™ EN058 copolyester is tailored to meet the need of the injection-molded cosmetics and personal care market. Easter™ EN058 is crystallized to allow faster, high-temperature drying. Its high-flow characteristics allow faster cycle times.

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Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Specific GravityD 7921.33
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.002 mm/mm (0.002 in./in.)
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5700.19 %
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63858 MPa (8400 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63824 MPa (3500 psi)
Elongation @ YieldD 6384 %
Elongation @ BreakD 63890 %
Flexural Yield StrengthD 79078 MPa (11300 psi)
Flexural ModulusD 7902400 MPa (3.5 x 105 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785111
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 25656 J/m (1.0 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25633 J/m (0.6 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812NB
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 48122446 J/m (46 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy @ Max. Load 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 376332 J (24 ft·lbf)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 376338 J (28 ft·lbf)
Optical Properties
HazeD 1003<1 %
Total TransmittanceD 100382 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64869 °C (156 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64863 °C (145 °F)
Vicat Softening Temperature 
     @ 1 kg loadD 152580 °C (176 °F)
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 160 °C (320 °F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 277-293 °C (530-560 °F)
Mold Temperature 16-32 °C (60-90 °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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