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PLEXIGLAS® Rnew® B522

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by ALTUGLAS INTERNATIONAL (Arkema Group)

PLEXIGLAS® Rnew® B522 by ALTUGLAS INTERNATIONAL (Arkema Group) is a sustainable, bio-based, polymethyl methacrylate acrylic (PMMA) alloy, containing 35% renewable carbon. Exhibits high transparency, high melt flow, chemical- and impact resistance. Designed for processing by extrusion and injection molding. PLEXIGLAS® Rnew® B522 is used in building, construction, automotive, transportation, household equipment, bathtub, shower, canisters, filters, trims, pools, spas, trophies, cosmetics, renal cassettes, respiratory care, medical, consumer goods, sports, leisures, packaging and paper. Complies with USDA regulation.

PLEXIGLAS® Rnew® B522 Product details

Product Type
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Product Status
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Geographical Availability
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Applications/ Recommended for
  • Sports & Leisures > Swimming pools
  • Packaging > Industrial - Canister/ Flask
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Bio Based
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Labels/Agency Rating
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Key Features
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PLEXIGLAS® Rnew® B522 Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
3.9 g/10 min
( 230°C, 3.8 kg )
ASTM D1238
Specific Gravity (Density)
1.19 -
ASTM D792
Molding Shrinkage
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Water Absorption
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Mechanical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
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Tensile Modulus
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Flexural Strength
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Flexural Modulus (Stiffness)
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Impact Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Notched lzod Impact
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Hardness Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Rockwell Hardness
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Thermal Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
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Vicat Softening Temperature
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Optical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Refractive Index
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Transmittance (Light Transmission)
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Haze
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Last edited Jan 10, 2017
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