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DICSTYRENE:Polystyrene

DICSTYRENE:Polystyrene

DICSTYRENE comes in two types, GPPS with excellent transparency and HIPS with high impact resistance. They are widely used in fields such as food containers and light electrical components utilizing the characteristics of each.

Properties List

DICSTYRENE CR, XC Series (GPPS)

Properties
[Unit]
Testing method Injection molding Extrusion
CR-2500 CR-3500 CR-4500G XC-315 XC-515
High flow Standard Heat resistance Good flow Standard
Melt mass flow rate [g/10 min] ISO 1133 20.0 8.0 3.8 3.2 1.5
Tensile stress at yield [MPa] ISO 527-1,2 41 45 51 52 54
Tensile strain at break [%] 2 2 2 2 2
Flexural strength [MPa] ISO 178 83 96 103 102 106
Flexural modulus [MPa] 3,300 3,300 3,300 3,300 3,300
Charpy impact strength [kJ/m2] ISO 179 2.3 2.6 2.0 2.0 2.8
Vicat softening temperature [°C] ISO 306 85 95 100 102 103
Ball pressure temperature [°C] IEC 60695-10-2 75 85 90 - -
Flammability [-] UL-94 HB HB - - -
Application Household items
Daily necessities
Household items
Daily necessities
Toys
Confectionery containers
Daily necessities
Expanded sheets/films Expanded sheets/films
  • Items mentioned in this information are for customers reference and limited to certain examples although they are based on the most reliable data obtained by our company. It is hoped that customers make the best use of these products after careful examination.

DICSTYRENE TNG (GPPS), TNH (HIPS) Series

Properties
[Unit]
Testing method Injection molding Extrusion
TNG-5000
(GPPS)
TNG-7000
(GPPS)
TNH-1000
(HIPS)
High flow Good strength Standard
Melt flow rate [g/10 min] ASTM D-1238 6.8 1.7 3.5
Tensile strength (at break) [psi] ASTM D-638 6,700 7,100 4,000
Tensile elongation (at break) [%] 2 2 50
Tensile modulus [(E+05) psi] 5.0 5.0 3.4
Flexural strength [psi] ASTM D-790 - - 5,400
Flexural modulus [(E+05) psi] - - 2.5
Izod impact strength [ft.lb/in] ASTM D-256 0.3 0.4 1.7
Vicat softening temperature [deg.C] ASTM D-1525 107 105 103
Application Household items
Daily necessities
Expanded sheets
Housing for home appliances
Daily necessities
Housing for home appliances
Food container
  • Items mentioned in this information are for customers reference and limited to certain examples although they are based on the most reliable data obtained by our company. It is hoped that customers make the best use of these products after careful examination.
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