Mechanical Properties

Properties of Injection Molded Kuredux®

Kuredux® is a strong and tough material. Kuredux® exhibits greater flexural strength and abrasion resistance than some engineering polymers including Polyether ether ketone (PEEK) or Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS).

Mechanical Properties of Kuredux® Injection Molded Test Specimens
  Test method Unit Measured value
Tensile strength ISO 527-1,2 MPa 117
(psi) (17,000)
Tensile elongation ISO 527-1,2 13
Flexural modulus ISO 178 GPa 7.6
(psi) (1,100,000)
Flexural strength ISO 178 MPa 195
(psi) (28,000)
Charpy impact strength ISO 179 kJ/m2 2.2
Izod impact strength ISO 180 kJ/m2 2.9
Rockwell hardness ISO 2039-2
(M scale)
- 111
Flexural Strength of Kuredux® vs. Other Polymers

Test based on ISO 178 protocols

Abrasion Resistance of Kuredux® vs. Other Polymers (Taber Abrasion Test)

Test based on ISO 9352 protocols

Properties of Kuredux® Film

Kuredux® imparts excellent barrier integrity and abuse resistance, making it suitable for flexible packages and various industrial films.

Mechanical Properties of Kuredux® Bi-axially Oriented Film

*Calculated by 0.1-1.0% elongation

  Test Method Unit Measured value
Tensile modulus MD ISO 527-3 GPa 7.0*
(psi) (1,000,000)
TD GPa 5.5*
(psi) (800,000)
Tensile strength MD MPa 380
(psi) (55,000)
TD MPa 250
(psi) (36,000)
Tensile elongation MD % 40
TD 80

(Stretch ratio: MD5.0, TD3.5)

Mechanical Properties of Bi-axially Oriented Kuredux® Film and Other Polymer Films

*Calculated by 0.1-1.0% elongation

  Film Thickness
(µm)
Test method Tensile modulus Tensile strength Tensile elongation (%)
(GPa) (psi) (MPa) (psi)
MD / TD
Kuredux® 18 ISO 527-3 7.0* / 5.5* 1,000,000/ 800,000 380 / 250 55,000/ 36,000 40 / 80
PET 12 3.9 / 4.0 570,000/ 580,000 230 / 240 33,000/ 35,000 100 / 90
PA6 15 1.5 / 1.0 220,000/ 150,000 206 / 290 30,000/ 42,000 105 / 65

(Stretch ratio: MD5.0, TD3.5)

Properties of Kuredux® Monofilament

Mechanical Properties of Kuredux® Monofilament
  Test method Unit Measured value
Tensile modulus ISO 2062 GPa 29
(psi) (4,200,000)
Tensile strength GPa 1.1
(psi) (160,000)
Tensile elongation % 20
Single-end breaking force GPa 1.1
(psi) (160,000)
Single-end breaking elongation % 14

(Stretch ratio: 6.0)