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Cellulose Acetate Butyrate ( CAB )

Material Information

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Common Brand Names:
Cellidor B, Tenite Butyrate
 
General Description:  

General Description : An amorphous, transparent thermoplastic similar to cellulose acetate but more expensive and tougher with better weathering resistance and lower moisture absorption.

Applications are also similar with the addition of goggles and signs and the exclusion of graphics films.

The light control sheets available from stock can be thought of as miniature Venetian blinds encapsulated between plain CAB films.

   

Chemical Resistance

Acids - dilute Fair-Poor
Alcohols Poor
Alkalis Fair-Poor
Aromatic hydrocarbons Poor
Greases and Oils Good-Poor
Halogenated Hydrocarbons Poor
Halogens Poor
Ketones Poor

Electrical Properties

Dielectric constant @1MHz 2.5-6.2
Dielectric strength ( kV mm-1 ) 10
Dissipation factor @ 1kHz 0.04
Volume resistivity ( Ohmcm ) 1011-1015

Mechanical Properties

Elongation at break ( % ) 60
Hardness - Rockwell 99
Izod impact strength ( J m-1 ) 260
Tensile modulus ( GPa ) 0.3-2.0
Tensile strength ( MPa ) 20-60

Physical Properties

Abbe number 80-84
Density ( g cm-3 ) 1.20
Flammability HB
Limiting oxygen index ( % ) 17
Radiation resistance Fair
Refractive index 1.478
Resistance to Ultra-violet Good
Water absorption - over 24 hours ( % ) 0.9-2.2

Thermal Properties

Coefficient of thermal expansion ( x10-6 K-1 ) 140
Heat-deflection temperature - 0.45MPa ( C ) 73
Heat-deflection temperature - 1.8MPa ( C ) 62
Lower working temperature ( C ) <-40
Thermal conductivity @23C ( W m-1 K-1 ) 0.16-0.32
Upper working temperature ( C ) 60-100
All information and technical data are given as a guide only. Although every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct, no warranty is given as to its completeness or accuracy.

Buy Cellulose Acetate Butyrate on-line

We stock and supply the following standard forms:
Granule Sheet Tube
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