Polystyrene Compounds

Grades and typical applications

Consumer Electronics Electrical Appliances Office Automation Packaging Test Method ISO 1133 H 1183 ASTM D-1238 D-792 • 9217 4 1. Typical application : packaging for aggressive foodstuffs.00 Other Compounds : Total Petrochemicals also develops coloured HIPS with or without anti-static agent.0.6 mm 5 Suitable for UL 94 5VB @ 2. .09 1.5 mm 4 • • FT 877 V0 @ 3. Mould shrinkage Shrinkage of Total Petrochemicals Polystyrene is 0.07 1. No information contained in this publication can be considered as a suggestion to infringe patents. polypropylene. Typical applications : TV cabinets. High level of stress crack resistance. It remains the responsibility of the user to verify that the finished product also complies with these regulations.1 81 5 81 7 81 (1) Class 180/1 A D-256 6 5 6 7 7 g/10 min Consumer Electronics Electrical Appliances Office Automation Packaging ASTM 90 90 81 UL 94 D-1238 FT 875 V1 @ 2. the fourth largest oil company worldwide. indirectly. Based on a long experience of supplying Polystyrene materials to the television industry. Total Petrochemical and the Flame Retardant Polystyrene The Total Petrochemicals range of Flame Retardant Polystyrene grades consists of a complete portfolio of materials designed to meet the current safety and environmental requirements of the consumer electronics sector. Typical application : fuse boxes. Total Petrochemicals do not recommend its polystyrene resins for use in any application in direct or indirect contact with human body fluids and tissues. (1) 855 is also available with higher vicat (87°C). Food contact The composition of PS Compounds grades sold for food contact applications conforms with the current regulations in the various European countries. toluene. The Companies disclaim any liability that may be claimed for infringement or alleged infringement of patents. including packaging. 855HV Typical application TV cabinets Improved fluidity. Typical application : TV cabinets. Base polymer for conductive polystyrene compounds. as well as the commodity polymers derived from them (polyethylene.S.5 24 45 2400 7 27 39 2400 • 8 24 40 2300 • • D-256 D-638 D-638 D-790 180/1 A 527-2 527-2 178 CRT Typical Applications Vicat Temperature kJ/m2 MPa % MPa IZOD Impact Strength Tensile Yield Strength Elongation at break Flexural Modulus TV Covers Compliance Consumer Electronics References Flame Retardant Properties Melt Flow Index Flat TV LCD & Plasma Test Method ISO 1133 H • • • General Information Units 1183 D-792 1. Before using one of the products mentioned herein.0 mm 4 • • • • • • • • • • • 857 V0 @ 3. C4 fractions and aromatics (benzene.com Total Petrochemicals at a glance Total Petrochemicals encompasses petrochemicals activities of Total. internal enclosures for office automation. This contributes significantly to the safety of electronic equipment and thus. The nominal values stated herein are obtained using laboratory test specimens. Typical application: fuse boxes.02 • 9218 5 1. Total Petrochemicals employs 7. Typical application : packaging for aggressive foodstuffs. Suitable for Hot Glow WireTest at 750°C. toners cartridges. application or processing of any product described herein. Suitable for Hot Glow WireTest at 960°C.0 mm 7 Brominated “non-deca” Compounds Properties * Density g/cm3 °C (5kg) 306B50 D-1525 87 88 87 90 7 27 39 2400 7. General Information Standard properties All tests are carried out at 23°C unless otherwise stated.1 1. Its business includes base petrochemicals from steam crackers and certain refinery processing plants – olefins (ethylene and propylene). No dripping. can be found on our web site : www.1 1.09 1. Typical applications : covers for electrical equipment. Specially designed for TV cabinets.04 1.4 . Mechanical properties are measured on injection moulded test specimens. Its products are used in many consumer and industrial markets.5mm. polystyrene and elastomers).6 mm 14 • 827 6 Alloys Properties * Vicat Temperature IZOD Impact Strength (23/ -30°C) Tensile Strength at break Elongation at break Flexural Modulus General Information Typical Applications References Melt Flow Index Density Units °C (1kg) 306A50 D-1525 101 100 63 37/15 76 40/20 g/10 min 306B50 D-1525 D-256 22 20 g/cm 180/1 A 527-2 D-638 3 °C (5kg) kJ/m 2 MPa % 527-2 D-638 80 100 MPa 178 D-790 1450 1000 High level of stress crack resistance.08 1. the United States.1 1. xylenes and styrene) –.6 mm 5 • • • 855 V1 @ 3. this with respect to all current environmental considerations in line with sustainable development policy..5 mm 3 853 V2 @ 1. printers cartridges. and the U.04 Class g/10 min Consumer Electronics Electrical Appliances Office Automation Packaging ASTM UL 94 D-1238 Flat TV LCD & Plasma Test Method ISO 1133 H • • • 801 V0 @ 1.0 mm 3 FT 878 V0 @ 2.6 mm 10 • • • 820 V2 @ 1. Information contained in this publication is true and accurate at the time of publication and to the best of our knowledge.000 persons in Europe. customers and other users should take all care in determining the suitability of such product for the intended use. The Companies within Total Petrochemicals do not accept any liability whatsoever arising from the use of this information or the use.06 1.Halogen Free Compounds Properties * Density General Information g/cm3 °C (5kg) 306B50 D-1525 90 Typical application LCD TV cabinets Typical application LCD TV cabinets Typical application LCD TV cabinets V2 with very low combustion time. for packaging designed for use in contact with foodstuffs.0 mm 5 856 V0 @ 3.6 g/cm3.A. construction and automotive. * All properties are measured according the standard quality control procedures. in addition to processing data. Total Petrochemicals has developed a complete range of Polystyrene grades for this important application area. All products are formulated to be in accordance with Directive 2002/95/EC (the RoHS Directive). • 807 V2 @ 1. lids. the Middle East and Asia. Also available with light stabilization (LS) Typical Applications Vicat Temperature kJ/m2 MPa 527-2 D-638 30 44 45 32 32 35 35 40 2300 40 2300 40 2400 40 2500 30 2300 30 2300 40 2400 D-638 D-790 527-2 178 CRT Consumer Electronics References IZOD Impact Strength % MPa Tensile Yield Strength Elongation at break Flexural Modulus TV Covers Compliance Flame Retardant Properties Melt Flow Index Units 1183 D-792 1.7% Bulk Density Bulk density of all natural grades is approximately 0.totalpetrochemicals. can be used to improve safety at home. Internet All of the properties of the grades. and particularly the conformity with current regulations.

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