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Propylux® HS2
(polypropylene-heat stabilized)
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Through process improvement and advanced engineering, Westlake Plastics introduces the next generation of heat-stabilized polypropylene. Propylux HS2 is produced from a FDA and USP Class VI approved homopolymer resin, and exhibits better heat and dimensional stability over Propylux HS. Recommended sterilization techniques for Propylux HS2 include steam autoclaving and cold sterilization.

The following physical property information is based on actual tests performed on extruded sheet.

 
Mechanical Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Compressive Strength @yield psi D695 6,800
Flexural Modulus psi D790 329,000
Flexural Strength psi D790 9,370
Hardness-Rockwell R - D785 R100
Izod Impact Strength Notched ft·lbs/in D256 3.0
Izod Impact Strength Un_notched ft·lbs/in D256 no break
Tensile Elongation @break % D638 70.0
Tensile Elongation @yield % D638 5.0
Tensile Modulus psi D638 319,000
Tensile Strength @break psi D638 4,230
Tensile Strength @yield psi D638 4,970

 
Thermal Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in/in/°F D696 4.37 x 10-5
Heat Deflection Temp. @66 psi °F D648 309
Heat Deflection Temp. @264 psi °F D648 201
Flammability Rating–UL94 - - HB

 
Other Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Specific Gravity - D792 .92
Water Absorption @24 hours % D570 0.01
 

 
Applications Include:
• Provisional trials
• Cranio-maxillofacial trays
• Sterilization tray components

 
Advantages of Propylux® HS2:
• Excellent chemical resistance
• Laser markable
• Lot controlled and traceable
• Low moisture absorption
• FDA resin
• Superior dimensional stability

Manufacturing Capabilities:
Standard:
Sheet: 1” to 21/2” thick
(1/2” increments)
Sheet Sizes: 401/2”x48” (1” to 11/2” thick)
24”x48” (2” to 21/2” thick)
 
 

 
Color/Grades:
Standard: white (custom colors available).

 
*In addition to our standard capabilities, Westlake also has the ability to process custom resins in various sizes and colors with some exceptions.

 
Propylux® is a registered trademark of Westlake Plastics Co.

 


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