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Technical Data Sheet
Eastar™ DG011 Glass Filled Polyester


Key Attributes
  • Contact clarity
  • Ease of processing
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good heat resistance
  • Good toughness
  • Increased modulus or stiffness

Product Description
Eastar™ copolyester DG011 is a glass-reinforced amorphous copolyester that provides increased modulus and strength versus unreinforced versions. Eastar™ copolyester DG011 contains 10% glass fiber as well as a mold release agent. Its most outstanding features are excellent chemical resistance, toughness, heat resistance, contact clarity, ease of processing, hydrolytic stability, and increased modulus or stiffness. These features give molded products improved modulus and strength in applications that are exposed to certain chemicals, aggressive cleaners, and disinfectants. Contact clarity is also advantageous for secondary operations such as laser welding.

Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
% Glass Fiber 10
Specific GravityD 7921.3
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.002 mm/mm
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63876 MPa
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63868 MPa
Elongation @ YieldD 6384 %
Elongation @ BreakD 6385 %
Tensile ModulusD 6383372 MPa
Flexural ModulusD 7903353 MPa
Flexural Yield StrengthD 790109 MPa
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785114
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°CD 25644 J/m
Impact Strength, Unnotched 
     @ 23°CD 4812627 J/m
Optical Properties
Total TransmittanceD 100384 %
HazeD 100348 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPaD 64880 °C
     @ 1.82 MPaD 64874 °C
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 71 °C (160 °F)
Drying Time 6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 259-271 °C (498-520 °F)
Mold Temperature 26-38 °C (79-100 °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 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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