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ForTii® MX2

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by DSM

ForTii® MX2 by DSM Engineering Plastics is a high performance polyphthalamide based on polyamide 4T grade, reinforced with 40% glass fiber. It is partially aromatic, heat stabilized, semi-crystalline and an alternative to die-casting metals. Possesses good mechanical strength, heat deflection temperature and good toughness across a broad range of temperature. Exhibits good impact strength and high dimensional stability at ambient elevated (100°C). ForTii® MX2 is suitable for processing by injection molding. Used in automotive applications.

ForTii® MX2 Product details

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Product Launch Date
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Product Status
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Geographical Availability
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Applications/ Recommended for
  • Automotive
  • Injection molding - thermoplastics
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ForTii® MX2 Properties

Mechanical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
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Tensile Strain
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Flexural Modulus
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Flexural Strength
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Impact Strength, Charpy
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Impact Strength, Notched Charpy
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Tensile Strength at Break
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Thermal Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Melting Point
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Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi)
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CTE, Linear, Parallel to Flow
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CTE, Linear
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Electrical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Volume Resistivity
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Relative Permittivity
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Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow
0.35 %
ISO 294-4
Linear Mold Shrinkage
1.0 %
ISO 294-4
Humidity Absorption
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Density
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ForTii® MX2 Processing Guidelines

Injection Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Drying Temperature
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Drying Time
x hrs
Volumetric Compression Ratio
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Molding Temperature
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Nozzle Temperature
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Front Temperature
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Center Temperature
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Rear Temperature
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Melt Residence Time
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Screw Rotational Speed
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Back Pressure
xxxxxx bars
Injection Speed
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Last edited Sep 21, 2018
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