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Technical Data Sheet
Eastar™ Renew Copolyester EN076-30


Applications
  • Extruding
  • Mono-layer film food contact
  • Multi-layer film food contact
  • Packaging component - food contact
  • Packaging component films
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Protective film
  • Transaction cards
  • Wood furniture
Key Attributes
  • Clear, bright, premium appearance
  • Easy to extrude
  • Great for film and rigid thermoform packaging
  • Not a material of concern
  • PVC alternative
  • Polystyrene (PS) alternative
  • Produced with ISCC certified circular content by mass balance allocation
  • Recyclable
  • Thermoformable

Product Description
Eastar™ Renew EN076-30 copolyester is a sustainable, clear copolyester used in a variety of packaging and consumer product applications, including food & beverage packaging, general purpose packaging, flexible film packaging, and consumer products. It is fully compatible with the resin identification code 1 (RIC1) recycle stream. Eastar™ Renew EN076-30 copolyester enables fast-moving consumer goods brand owners to achieve recyclable products and packaging, reduce consumption of fossil-based resources, and replace materials of concern without sacrificing aesthetics or quality.

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.

Eastar™ Renew EN076-30 copolyester meets the definition of resin identification code #1 (RIC1) as defined by ASTM D7611. Other end product attributes including but not limited to size, color, auxiliary components, and availability of collection may also impact recyclability.

Eastar™ Renew EN076-30 copolyester may be used in various food contact applications under the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

This product has been GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED
The GREENGUARD INDOOR AIR QUALITY CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI). GEI is an industry-independent, non-profit organization that oversees the GREENGUARD Certification Program. The GREENGUARD Certification Program is an industry independent, third-party testing program for low-emitting products and materials for indoor environments. For more information about GEI and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman™ Copolyesters, visit www.greenguard.org. Choose Eastman Chemical Company under the Manufacturer category and click search to display a list of our products.


Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
Mechanical Properties
Flexural ModulusD 7902350 MPa (3.4 x 105 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785111
Izod Impact Strength, Notched 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 25667 J/m (1.2 ft·lbf/in.)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25633 J/m (0.6 ft·lbf/in.)
Optical Properties
HazeD 10030.8 %
Total TransmittanceD 100389 %
Other Properties
Bio-based Content 0 %
Thermal Properties
Crystallization half time 4.5 min.
Typical Processing Conditions
Drying Temperature 150 °C (302 °F)
Drying Time 4-6 hrs
Processing Melt Temperature 277-293 °C (530-560 °F)
Mold Temperature 16-32 °C (60-90 °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 typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


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