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Technical Data Sheet
Eastar™ Copolyester BR403


Applications
  • Oral hygiene

Product Description

Eastar™ BR403 copolyester is a water-clear polymer that is great for toothbrush applications. It will not crystallize and thus offers wider processing latitude than conventional crystallizable polyesters while still providing an excellent combination of clarity, toughness, and melt strength.

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Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
Mechanical Properties
Flexural ModulusD 7902060 MPa (3.0 x 105 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785108
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 256105 J/m (1.85 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25640 J/m (0.79 ft·lbf/in.)
Optical Properties (ASTM Method)
Bio-based Content 0 %
Optical Properties
HazeD 10030.2 %
Total TransmittanceD 100390 %
Thermal Properties
Crystallization half time 2500 min.
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 70 °C (160 °F)
Drying Time 6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 249-271 °C (480-520 °F)
Mold Temperature 16-38 °C (60-100 °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 exactly to the values given.{TAB}


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