A.17.13. Hostaform C9021

PRODUCT

Type

Thermoplastic.

Chemical Composition

Acetal copolymer.

Manufacturer

Ticona GmbH

Industriepark Hchst

D-65926 Frankfurt

Germany

Tel: +49 (0)69 30 58 47 32

Fax: +49 (0)69 30 58 47 35

Email:

www.ticona-eu.com

EXPERIENCE & AVAILABILITY

Development Status

Commercial Product

Cost Range

Low

Lot Reproducibility

Good

Space Experience

Good

GENERAL PROPERTIES (Physical, Mechanical, Thermal, Electrical, Optical)

Nature

Typical Value

Remarks

Specific Gravity

1.41

Manufacturer's Data, ISO 1183

Tensile Strength

64 MPa

Manufacturer's Data, ISO 527

Tensile Modulus

2.85 GPa

Manufacturer's Data, ISO 527

Hardness

85

Shore D

Impact Strength

6.5 kPa

Notched, Manufacturer's Data, ISO 179 1eU

Thermal Conductivity

0.31 W m -1 C -1

Manufacturer's Data

Specific Heat

1.47 J g-1 C -1

Manufacturer's Data

Thermal Expansion Coefficient

110 x 10-6 C -1

Manufacturer's Data

Volume Resistivity

1013 W m

Manufacturer's Data

Dielectric Constant

4

50 Hz, 20C

Dissipation Factor

0.002

Manufacturer's Data @ 100Hz

Dielectric Strength

> 70 kV/mm

Manufacturer's Data

PROPERTIES RELEVANT TO SPACE USE

Nature

Typical Value

Type of Test

Temperature Range

-40 to +100C

Long term

Outgassing

TML = 0.4%, RML = 0.2%, CVCM = 0.02%

ECSS-Q-70-02

Ionising Radiation

3 Mrad

Mechanical properties

Water Absorption

0.65%

Immersion

Oxygen Index

> 15

Manufacturer's Data

Flammability

Burnt

NASA NHB 8060-1B

SPECIAL RECOMMENDATIONS

          This material may be reinforced with glass fibres (e.g. Hostaform C9021 GV1/30) or carbon fibres.