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K-Resin KR03

K-Resin® KR03 process very well in injection molding, providing good cycle times and design flexibility. Applications range from containers and packaging with living hinges to medical applications, toys, displays, overcaps and hangers. INEOS Styrolution has several grades of K-Resin® SBC tailored for your injection molded needs.

Key Features

  • Excellent Clarity
  • Good Stiffness
  • Good Formability
  • Good Toughness
  • High Surface Gloss
  • KR03NW is the no-wax (NW) form of KR03 to facilitate printing

Applications

  • Bottles
  • Molded Boxes and Containers
  • Medical Devices
  • Portion Packages
  • Blister Packaging
  • Grade Version
  • Properties

    Properties of K-Resin KR03

    Property, Test Condition Standard Unit Values
    Rheological Properties
    Melt Flow Rate, 200 °C/5 kg ASTM D 1238 g/10 min 7.5
    Mechanical Properties
    Instrumented Dart Impact (total energy) ASTM D 3763 in-lbs 354
    Tensile Stress at Yield, 23 °C ASTM D 638 psi 3,800
    Tensile Strain at Break, 23 °C ASTM D 638 % 230
    Flexural Strength, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi 5,400
    Flexural Modulus, 23 °C ASTM D 790 psi x 10³ 260,350
    Hardness, Shore D ASTM D 2240 - 63
    Thermal Properties
    Vicat Softening Temperature, B/1 ( 120 °C/h, 10N) ASTM D 1525 °F 185
    DTUL @ 264 psi - Annealed ASTM D 648 °F 144
    Optical Properties
    Light Transmission at 550 nm ASTM D 1003 % 92
    Gardner Gloss (mold temperature 100°F) ASTM D2457 % 162
    Other Properties
    Density ASTM D 792 - 1.01
    Moisture Absorption ASTM D570 % 0.09

    The nominal properties herein are typical of the product but do not reflect normal testing variance and therefore should not be used for specification purposes. Values are rounded.
    [Tensile Yield Strength/Tensile Elongation @ Break] = Type 1 @ 2 in/min (50 mm/min)
    [Flexural Modulus/Flexural Yield Strength] = 0.125 in (3.2 mm) specimen @ 0.5 in/sec (1.27 cm/min)
    [Instrumented Impact Total Energy] = 0.125 in (3.2 mm) specimen @ 150 in/sec (381 cm/sec) impact rate

  • Processing

    Processing of K-Resin KR03

  • Safety Data Sheet