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Technical Data Sheet
Tenite™ Renew Propionate 380A4000010 Clear Trsp - 68

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Product Description
Tenite™ Renew cellulosic plastics are noted for their excellent balance of properties - toughness, hardness, strength, surface gloss, clarity, and a warm feel. The mechanical properties of Tenite Renew cellulosic plastics differ with plasticizer levels. Lower plasticizer content yields a harder surface, higher heat resistance, greater rigidity, higher tensile strength, and better dimensional stability. Higher plasticizer content increases impact strength. Tenite Renew cellulosic plastics are available in natural, clear, selected ambers or smoke transparent and black translucent. Color concentrates are available in let-down ratios from 10:1 to 40:1. Tenite Renew Cellulose Acetate Propionate 380-10 has a plasticizer level of 10%. It is resistant to high temperatures.

Eastman Renew polymers have been certified by International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), a global, independent agency for tracking sustainable content in a variety of industries. Renew polymers are produced with ISCC certified circular content by mass balance allocation.

Renew polymers enable a brand to reduce consumption of fossil feedstock-based plastics, achieve sustainability targets without compromise, and be a fast mover in a growing market for sustainable consumer products.

Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
Plasticizer 10 %
Specific GravityD 7921.20
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63837.2 MPa (5400 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63837.9 MPa (5500 psi)
Elongation @ BreakD 63845 %
Flexural ModulusD 7901724 MPa (2.50 x 105 psi)
Flexural Yield StrengthD 79048.3 MPa (7000 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 78594
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 256304 J/m (5.7 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25675 J/m (1.4 ft·lbf/in.)
Miscellaneous Propionate Properties
Refractive Index, nDD 5421.46-1.49
Light TransmissioneE 308>90 %
HazeeD 1003<8.5 %
Specific Heat 
     @ 23°C (73°F)DSC1.26-1.67 kJ/kg·K (0.301-0.399 Btu/lb·°F)
Thermal ConductivityC 1770.17-0.33 W/m·K (1.2-2.3 Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal ExpansionD 69611-17 x 10-5 /°C (mm/mm·°C) (6-9 x 10-5 /°F (in./in.·°F))
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.2-0.6 %
Dielectric StrengthD 14911.8-18.7 kV/mm (300-475 V/mil)
Dielectric Constant 
     1 MHzD 1503.3-3.8
Dissipation Factor 
     1 MHzD 1500.01-0.15
Volume ResistivityD 2571013-1015 ohm·cm
Permanence Properties
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5701.7 %
Soluble Matter LossD 5700.1 %
Weight Loss on Heating 
     [72 hours @ 80°C (176°F)]D 15620.3 %
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperatured 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64888 °C (190 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64880 °C (176 °F)
Vicat Softening TemperaturedD 1525102 °C (216 °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.
dConditioned 4 hours @ 70°C (158°F)
e1.52-mm (0.06-in.) thickness

Formula 380 - base

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.

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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