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Makroblend® BC400

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Covestro

Discontinued : product no longer available

Impact-modified polycarbonate blend. PLA is bio-based, sustainable, aliphatic polyester. It is naturally opaque and is supplied in pellet form for injection molding applications. It is a developmental product. It contains 40% of polylactide (PLA).

Makroblend® BC400 Product details

Product Type
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Physical Form
Pellets
Appearance
naturally opaque
Product Status
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Geographical Availability
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Applications/ Recommended for
Injection molding - thermoplastics
Bio Based
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Bio Based Content (%)
xx
Key Features
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Makroblend® BC400 Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Water Absorption
23 %
( 23°C, 24 hr )
ASTM D570
Molding Shrinkage
0.004 - 0.007 in/in
ASTM D955
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR)
xx cm³/10 min
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Mechanical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
xxxx lb/in2
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Tensile Strength (Tensile Stress)
xxxx lb/in2
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Tensile Elongation
x %
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Tensile Elongation
xxx %
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Tensile Modulus
xxxxxx lb/in2
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Flexural Stress
xxxxx lb/in2
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Flexural Modulus (Stiffness)
xxxxxx lb/in2
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Impact Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Notched Izod Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Notched Izod Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Instrumented Dart Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Instrumented Dart Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Instrumented Dart Impact
xx ft·lb/in²
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Thermal Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
xxx °F
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Heat Deflection Temperature Under Load (HDT)
xxx °F
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Makroblend® BC400 Processing Guidelines

Injection Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Processing (Melt) Temp
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Rear Zone
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Nozzle Temperature
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Middle Zone
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Mold Temperature
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Front Zone
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Injection Pressure
xxxxxxxxxx psi
Cushion (range)
xxxxxxxxxx in
Back Pressure
xxxxxxxx psi
Shot to Cylinder Size
xxxxxxx %
Screw Speed
xxxxxxx rpm
Clamp
xxxxx ton/in2
Last edited Jun 8, 2016
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