LFT - Long fiber thermoplastics

Xencor™

Product description

The Xencor™ family of long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) are innovative, long-fiber reinforced structural products that target challenging metal replacement applications and semi-structural applications. Xencor™ compounds are formulated using specialty polymers and engineering polymers, including: polyphenylene sulfide (PPS); polyphthalamide (PPA); polyarylamide (PARA); high-performance polyamide (HPPA); and polyamide 66 (PA66). Each formulation is designed specifically to achieve maximum synergy between: high performance, design freedom, functions integration, weight reduction and per-part cost economy through fast cycle times.

The function of LFTs is to create, during the injection molding process, a unique 3D entangled long glass fiber network inside the molded part. This glass fiber network really forms a strong fiber skeleton, which ensures optimal dimensional stability and significantly improves the thermal-mechanical properties compared to traditional highly filled short-fibers plastics.

This results in the following properties for Xencor™ LFTs:

- Combination of high stiffness and outstanding impact strength

- Unrivaled retention of mechanical performance at high temperature

- Extremely low tendency to creep under high permanent loading

- Outstanding fatigue resistance

- High dimensional stability and very low warpage

- High shear strength and high burst pressure

- Excellent surface finish

- Ease of processing and fast cycle times

LFT (Property/Grade) Xencor™ PARA LGF-1050 Xencor™ PA66 LCF-2030
Description PARA LGF 50% PA66 LCF 30%
Density (ISO 1183) 1,64 g/cm³ 1,28 g/cm³
Tensile Modulus (ISO 527-2) 22.000 MPa 24.000 MPa
Charpy Notched Impact (ISO 179) 34 kJ/m² 18 kJ/m²
HDT under load 1,8 MPa (ISO 75-2/A) 255 °C 250 °C

Supplier

Solvay

Tradename(s)

Xencor™

Country availability

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao SAR of China, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

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