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Generic Resins

Aaron Industries offers unmodified, AaroPrime® materials, including Polypropylene (Homopolymer / Copolymer), Polystyrene (GPPS/HIPS) and Polyethylene (HDPE/LDPE). as wells a custom colored generics   For your convenience, all are available in truckload and less than truckload (LTL) quantities.

AaroPrime® Virgin Polystyrene

ASTM / Method

AVPS100-1 GPPS

AVPS100-1 GPPS

AVPS100-1 GPPS

AVPS100-3 HIPS

AVPS100-4 HIPS Extrusion

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

1.05

1.05

1.05

1.05

1.05

Melt Flow 200/5.00 (g/10 min)

D 1238

2-4

8-12

14-18

8-12

2-4

Mold Shrinkage - 1/8'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

7,500

6,500

6,000

3,000

4,000

Flexural Modulus, (PSI)

D 790

520,000

490,000

420,000

250,000

280,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

0.3

0.65

0.5

2

2

Thermal

Deflection temperature, 264psi (°F)

D 648

205

200

190

195

185

AaroPrime® Virgin Polypropylene

ASTM / Method

AVPP200-1 Homo

AVPP200-1 Homo

AVPP200-2 Clarified

AVPP200-2 Copolymer

AVPP200-3 Copolymer

AVPP200-3 Copolymer

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

0.900

0.900

0.900

0.900

0.900

0.900

Melt Flow 230/2.16 (g/10 min)

D 1238

12

30

35

80

20

35

Mold Shrinkage - 1/8'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

5,000

5,000

3,800

3,200

3,500

3,100

Flexural Modulus (PSI)

D 790

230,000

230,000

140,000

150,000

150,000

135,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

0.6

0.6

1.8

2

8.5+

8.5+

Thermal

Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F)

D 648

220

210

165

220

220

210

AaroPrime® Virgin Polyethylene

ASTM / Method

AVPE300-1 LDPE

AVPE300-1 LDPE

AVPE300-2 LLDPE

AVPE300-2 LLDPE

AVPE300-3 HDPE

AVPE300-3 HDPE CG

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

0.92

0.92

0.925

0.925

0.95

0.96

Melt Flow 230/2.16 (g/10 min)

D 1238

2

20

20

80-100

1

8-10

Mold Shrinkage - 1/2'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

-

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

1,800

1,500

2,200

2,200

4,100

4,000

Flexural Modulus, Tangent (PSI)

D 790

-

38,000

-

68,000

180,000

180,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

No break

No break

No break

No break

1

1.4

Thermal

Vicat Softening Temperature (°F)

D 1525

200

185

205

-

240

240