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Pro-fax 7823
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LyondellBasell Industries - Polypropylene Copolymer
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General Information
Product Description
Pro-fax 7823 fractional melt flow polypropylene copolymer is available in pellet form. This resin is typically used in extrusion applications and offers high melt strength and excellent impact resistance.

An ASTM and ISO-based versions of the technical datasheet are available for Pro-fax 7823

For regulatory compliance information see Pro-fax 7823 Product Stewardship Bulletin (PSB).
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Copolymer
  • Good Heat Aging Resistance
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Melt Strength
  • Good Stiffness
  • Low Flow
  • Low Temperature Impact Resistance
Uses 
  • Automotive Applications
  • Automotive Under the Hood
  • Film
  • Food Packaging
  • Strapping
  • Structural Parts
  • Tape
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
  • Extrusion
  • Extrusion Blow Molding
ASTM & ISO Properties 1
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
0.900
 
ASTM D792B
Density
0.900
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
0.45
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 2 (Yield)
4060
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Stress (Yield, 73°F)
3920
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation (Yield)
11
%
ASTM D638
Tensile Strain (Yield, 73°F)
10
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus - 1% Secant  3
180000
psi
ASTM D790A
Flexural Modulus (73°F)
174000
psi
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
    ISO 179
-40°F
3.2
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
45
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact (73°F)
No Break
 
ASTM D256A
Notched Izod Impact Strength
    ISO 180
-40°F
4.0
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
36
ft·lb/in²
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed)
185
°F
ASTM D648
Heat Deflection Temperature (66 psi, Unannealed)
189
°F
ISO 75-2/B
Heat Deflection Temperature (264 psi, Unannealed)
124
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
22.0 in/min
30.051 in/min
 
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