Plastazote LD45

 

Low Density Polyethylene Foam

Property Data Sheet

 

Plastazote® is a closed cell, cross-linked polyethylene foam manufactured using Zotefoams unique production process.

This data sheet characterises Plastazote foam LD45 which is available in sheet form and is fabricated by modern techniques and can be thermoformed into shapes.

 

 

 

 

 

Property

Test Procedure

Units

LD45

Nominal Density - Skin/Skin

BS ISO 7214 1998

kg/m

45

Cell Size Typical Diameter

Internal

mm

0.4

Compression Stress-Strain

10% compression

25% compression

40% compression

50% compression

BS ISO 7214 1998

 

 

 

kPa

kPa

kPa

kPa

 

77

94

130

170

Compression Set

25% comp., 22hr, 23C

hr recovery

24hr recovery

 

50% comp., 22hr, 23C

hr recovery

24hr recovery

BS ISO 7214 1998

25 mm cell-cell

 

 

 

% set

% set

 

 

% set

% set

 

 

7.5

2.5

 

 

18.5

10

Tensile Strength

Tensile Elongation

ISO 7214 1998

 

kPa

%

560

175

Tear Strength

BS EN ISO 8067 1995

N/m

1150

Shore Hardness OO Scale

10mm cell/cell thickness

ISO 868 1985

 

OO

 

60

Recommended operating temperature range*

Internal

C

+105 max

-70 min

Thermal Conductivity

mean temp of 10C

ISO 8302 1991

 

W /m.K

0.0420

Flammability

Automotive

 

Horizontal Burn Rate

5mm thick

13mm thick

 

FMVSS.302 Burn rate

 

ISO 7214 1998

 

 

 

<100mm/min.

 

 

mm/sec

mm/sec

 

 

Pass: 5 mm

and thicker

 

1.3

0.7

* RECOMMENDED OPERATING TEMPERATURE RANGE

The maximum operating temperature shown is defined as the temperature which will typically cause a linear shrinkage of 5% after a 24hr exposure period, using sample dimensions of 100mm x 100mm x 25mm. This figure is provided for general guidance only. The actual level of shrinkage the foam will undergo at any particular temperature is dependant on a number of system variables such as, sample dimensions, cell size, loading conditions and exposure period. Please refer to Technical Bulletin T2 for more detailed information.

 

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

A separate data sheet (T5) entitled "Health and Safety Information" should be consulted

Click to view: LD White & Colours - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
Click to view: LD black - MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET.

 

PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

This Property Data Sheet provides typical properties on representative samples of material. For a product specification please refer to data sheet T7.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

Any information contained in this document is, to the best of the knowledge and belief of Zotefoams plc and of Zotefoams Inc. (together herein referred to as ZOTEFOAMS), accurate. Any liability on the part of ZOTEFOAMS or any subsidiary or holding company of ZOTEFOAMS for any loss, damage, costs or expenses directly or indirectly arising out of the use of such information or the use, application, adaptation or processing of any goods, materials or products described herein is, save as provided in ZOTEFOAMS' conditions of sale ("Conditions of Sale"), hereby excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

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Croydon

CR9 3AL

United Kingdom

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PLASTAZOTE®, EVAZOTE®  SUPAZOTE® and PROPOZOTE® are registered trade marks of Zotefoams plc.

January 2004