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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester MP150


Applications
  • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Rigid medical packaging
Key Attributes
  • Does not contain Bisphenol-A (BPA)
  • Does not contain plasticizers
  • Excellent clarity
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Good heat resistance
  • Good melt flow
  • No pre-drying of film prior to thermoforming
  • Outstanding chemical resistance
  • Tremendous toughness
  • Wide thermoforming window

Product Description

Eastman Tritan copolyester MP150 is a high flow grade of Eastman Tritan. Eastman Tritan copolyester MP150 has viscosity reductions of 40-50% relative to Eastman Tritan copolyester MP100. It is intended for use in extrusion coating processes or where high melt flow rate is desirable.

Other outstanding features include good toughness, hydrolytic stability, and heat and chemical resistance. Eastman Tritan copolyester MP150 may be used in food contact applications with restrictions and is compliant with applicable and select sections of USP 35 <661>, ISO10993, and ISO11607.

Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
Film Properties (Cast Film)
Thickness of Film Tested 5 mils
Tear Strength, notched 
     T.D. - Max ForceEMN14 lbf
     T.D. - Work to FractureEMN0.10 J/mm2
Gardner Impact Resistance 
     8-lb. Falling Weight - Mean Fracture EnergyD 54203.5 J
Tensile Strength @ BreakD 88241 lbf
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 8828200 psi
Elongation @ BreakD 882217 %
Tensile ModulusD 882142000 psi
General Properties
Specific GravityD 7921.18
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.005-0.007 mm/mm (0.005-0.007 in./in.)
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63843 MPa (6200 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63852 MPa (7500 psi)
Elongation @ YieldD 6387 %
Elongation @ BreakD 638210 %
Tensile ModulusD 6381575 MPa (2.28 x 105 psi)
Flexural ModulusD 7901575 MPa (2.28 x 105 psi)
Flexural Yield StrengthD 79064 MPa (9300 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785111
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 256860 J/m (16.1 ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812NB
Optical Properties
Total TransmittanceD 100391 %
HazeD 1003<1 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64894 °C (201 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64881 °C (178 °F)
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)DSC110 °C (229 °F)
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 88 °C (190 °F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 260-282 °C (500-540 °F)
Mold Temperature 38-66 °C (100-150 °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.


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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.


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