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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester GX100


Applications
  • Automotive
  • Commercial housewares
  • Decorative laminates-metal
  • Decorative laminates-wood
  • Displays/in-store fixtures
  • Equipment & machinery
  • Industrial
  • Lighting
  • Outdoor signs
  • Signs
  • Visual merchandising
Key Attributes
  • Does not contain Bisphenol-A (BPA)
  • Does not contain plasticizers
  • Ease of fabrication
  • High impact
  • Temperature resistance
  • Thermoforming
  • Transparent

Product Description

Tritan GX100's strength, clarity and temperature resistance make it ideal for demanding applications. Extruded sheet is manufactured with Tritan GX100 resin in a thickness range from 0.080" to 0.250". It is readily available in clear with colors available upon request.

This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum.
The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark.

The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Registry.



Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
Thickness of Film TestedD 3742.97 mm (0.117 in.)
Specific GravityD 7921.18-118
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5700.18 % (0.18 )
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63845 MPa (6527 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63846 MPa (6672 psi)
Elongation @ YieldD 6387 % (7 )
Elongation @ BreakD 638133 % (133 )
Flexural ModulusD 7901483 MPa (2.18 x 105 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785114-114
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 0°C (32°F)D 2561006 J/m (18.8 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 2561011 J/m (18.9 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -30°C (-22°F)D 256133 J/m (2.5 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ 0°C (32°F)D 4812No Break J/m (No Break ft·lbf/in.)
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812No Break J/m (No Break ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -30°C (-22°F)D 48121214 J/m (22.8 ft·lbf/in.)
Thermal Properties
Vicat Softening TemperatureD 1525110 °C (230 °F)
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64899.2 °C (210.56 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64890.9 °C (195.62 °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.


Technical Disclaimer
Eastman makes no representation and disclaims any warranty that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.  Values as well as the performance of the final molded article may be affected by various factors such as the part design, mold design or tooling,  drying, processing conditions as well as coloring or pigmentation of the product. No warranty of merchantability or fitness for use is made, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller''s conditions of sale. You must make your own determination of the suitability of this product in your specific application due to the many factors (e.g. design, processing and conditions of use) that affect the performance of the final molded article.  Suitability of use should be evaluated with appropriate testing and analysis. The processing melt temperature and mold temperature refer to the actual resin melt temperature and actual mold surface temperature respectively. Consider overall resin residence time, part shot size utilization and part geometry to set appropriate processing melt temperature and mold temperature in order to minimize IV loss and maximize molded part performance.


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


Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.


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