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TIPPLEN® K 948
Units 
TVK Plc. (Tiszai Vegyi Kombinát) - Polypropylene Impact Copolymer
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General Information
Product Description
TIPPLEN K 948 is an impact copolymer polypropylene for the injection moulding. The grade contains nucleated agent. This grade offers very high flow and outstanding processability for shorter cycle times.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Additive 
  • Nucleating Agent
Features 
  • Fast Molding Cycle
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Processability
  • High Flow
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Nucleated
  • Recyclable Material
Uses 
  • Closures
  • Household Goods
  • Kitchenware
  • Pails
  • Thin-walled Containers
  • Thin-walled Packaging
  • Toys
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
ASTM and ISO Properties 1
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
45
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (Injection Molded)
1400
MPa
ISO 527-2
Tensile Stress (Yield, Injection Molded)
27.0
MPa
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strain (Yield, Injection Molded)
5.0
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus (Injection Molded)
1350
MPa
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
    ISO 180/A
-20°C, Injection Molded
4.0
kJ/m²
 
23°C, Injection Molded
8.0
kJ/m²
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
80
 
ISO 2039-2
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature (0.45 MPa, Unannealed)
97.0
°C
ISO 75-2/B
Processing Information
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
190 to 240
°C
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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