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Mitsui TPX® MBZ230 Methylpentene Copolymer, Filled, Opaque Grade  (discontinued **)

Category Polymer , Thermoplastic , Polymethylpentene (PMP)
Trade Name
Port Shanghai port,China
Trade Terms FOB, CFR, CIF
Payment Terms L/C, T/T, Western Union
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Material Notes:
TPX® is a 4-methylpentene-1 based polyolefin with a unique combination of transparency, heat and chemical resistant qualities. TPX is used in a wide variety of applications, including: medical equipment, laboratory ware, small appliances, ovenware, baking cartons, release paper, wire and cable coating, and a number of industrial uses. TPX is manufactured and marketed solely by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.Applications: Injection Molded Items: Blood test cellsMedical instrumentsLaboratory wareCoffee maker partsCosmetic containersExtrusion Molded Items: Sight glass (pipes, sheets)Baking cartons (food containers)Release paperWire and cable coatingFilmsMolding Method: InjectionInformation provided by Mitsui.
Physical Properties Metric English Comments
Density 1.08 g/cc
0.0390 lb/in³
ASTM D1505
Water Absorption 0.11 %
0.11 %
24 hours; ASTM D570
Linear Mold Shrinkage 0.017 cm/cm
0.017 in/in
MPC method, MD
Linear Mold Shrinkage, Transverse 0.014 cm/cm
0.014 in/in
MPC method
Melt Flow 30 g/10 min

@Load 5.00 kg,
Temperature 260 °C
30 g/10 min

@Load 11.0 lb,
Temperature 500 °F
ASTM D1238
Mechanical Properties Metric English Comments
Hardness, Rockwell R 90
Tensile Strength at Break 16.7 MPa
2420 psi
5mm/min; ASTM D638
Tensile Strength, Yield 23.5 MPa
3410 psi
5mm/min; ASTM D638
Elongation at Break 25 %
25 %
MPC method, 5mm/min
Modulus of Elasticity 1.86 GPa
270 ksi
Tangent; ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 38.2 MPa
5540 psi
Izod Impact, Unnotched (ISO) 14.7 kJ/m²

@Thickness 2.00 mm,
Temperature 20.0 °C
6.99 ft-lb/in²

@Thickness 0.0787 in,
Temperature 68.0 °F
Thermal Properties Metric English Comments
Melting Point 240 °C
464 °F
MPC Method
Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi) 110 °C
230 °F
Vicat Softening Point 175 °C
347 °F
ASTM D1525
Descriptive Properties Value Comments
Appearance White Opaque
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