Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Medalist® MD-315
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Teknor Apex Company - Thermoplastic Elastomer
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General Information
Product Description
This material adheres to nylon.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Uses 
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Safety Equipment
Agency Ratings 
  • ISO 10993 Part 5
Appearance 
  • Translucent
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Injection Molding
 
ASTM & ISO Properties 1
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
0.910
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
0.20
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Molding Shrinkage - Flow
0.018
in/in
ASTM D955
Molding Shrinkage - Across Flow
0.018
in/in
ASTM D955
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress (100% Strain)
220
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Stress (200% Strain)
320
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Stress (300% Strain)
425
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Strength (Break)
700
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Elongation (Break)
600
%
ASTM D412
Tear Strength
145
lbf/in
ASTM D624
Compression Set (73°F, 22 hr)
18
%
ASTM D395
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore A)
45
 
ASTM D2240
Additional Information
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Adhesion to Nylon
 
 
Processing Information
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
140
°F
 
Drying Time
2.0 to 4.0
hr
 
Rear Temperature
260 to 300
°F
 
Middle Temperature
280 to 320
°F
 
Front Temperature
300 to 340
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
340 to 380
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
340 to 380
°F
 
Mold Temperature
70.0 to 100
°F
 
Injection Pressure
200 to 800
psi
 
Back Pressure
25.0 to 100
psi
 
Screw Speed
50 to 100
rpm
 
Cushion
0.150 to 1.00
in
 
Injection Notes
Moisture can degrade the material. Drying is suggested. This can be accomplished by placing the material in a desiccant dryer for 2 to 4 hours at 140°F.
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
280 to 300
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
300 to 320
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
320 to 360
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
340 to 380
°F
 
Die Temperature
360 to 400
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Screw Speed: 30 to 100 rpm
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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Teknor Apex Company
Corporate Headquarters


In U.S. for Vinyls, TPEs, Nylons, Bioplastics,
Specialty Compounds and Colorants.

505 Central Avenue
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02861 U.S.

Phone: 401-725-8000
Fax: 401-725-8095
Toll Free (U.S. only) 800-556-3864

www.teknorapex.com
info@teknorapex.com
Teknor Apex U.K. Ltd.

Tat Bank Road
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 4NH England

Phone: (44) 121-665-2100
Fax: (44) 121-544-5530

www.teknorapex.com
etpsales@teknorapex.co.uk
Teknor Apex (Suzhou)
Advanced Polymer
Compounds Co. Pte. Ltd.


No. 78 Ping Sheng Road
Suzhou Industrial Park
Jiangsu, China 215126

Phone: (86) 512-6287-1550
Fax: (86) 512-6288-8371

www.teknorapex.com
infotaap@teknoapex.com
Teknor Apex Asia Pacific PTE. LTD.

41 Shipyard Road
Singapore 628134

Phone: (65) 6265-2544
Fax: (65) 6265-1821

www.teknorapex.com
infotaap@teknorapex.com
 
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