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ForTii® MX3

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by DSM

ForTii® MX3 by DSM Engineering Plastics is a semi-crystalline, heat stabilized, high performance polyphthalamide based on polyamide 4T grade, reinforced with 50% glass fiber. It is partially aromatic 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® MX3 is suitable for processing by injection molding. Used in automotive applications.

ForTii® MX3 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® MX3 Properties

Mechanical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
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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, Charpy
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Impact Strength, Notched 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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CTE, Linear, Parallel to Flow
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CTE, Linear
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Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi)
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Electrical Properties

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

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Density
1650 kg/m3
ISO 1183
Humidity Absorption
1.5 %
ISO 62
Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow
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Linear Mold Shrinkage
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ForTii® MX3 Processing Guidelines

Injection Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Drying Temperature
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Drying Time
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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
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Injection Speed
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Last edited Sep 21, 2018
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