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Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Granules

Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Granules are made from a thermoplastic polymer that offers high-impact strength and good processability. They’re available in 17 variations with a choice of different molecular weights, colors and viscosity grades. With their range of properties, Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Granules have diverse applications across many industries. These include being used for the injection molding of consumer goods like tool handles, spectacle frames and combs. They’re also used in automotive parts and food packaging due to their toughness, rigidity and good thermal stability.
Formula: CAB
Nominal Granule Size: 3mm
Weight: 1000g
Additives: 10% Plasticiser content by weight
Colour: Natural
CAS Number: 9004-36-8
UOM Code: 016-949-21
SKU: 1000001677
Product Code: AC30-GL-000101
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Material Properties for Polymers

Physical Properties
Element Value
Abbe number 80-84
Flammability HB
Radiation resistance Fair
Refractive index 1.478
Resistance to Ultra-violet Good
Limiting oxygen index( % ) 17
Water absorption - over 24 hours( % ) 0.9-2.2
Density( gcm⁻³ ) 1.2
Chemical Resistance
Element Value
Acids - dilute Fair-Poor
Alcohols Poor
Alkalis Fair-Poor
Aromatic hydrocarbons Poor
Greases and Oils Good-Poor
Halogenated Hydrocarbons Poor
Halogens Poor
Ketones Poor
Electrical Properties
Element Value
Dielectric constant @1MHz 2.5-6.2
Dissipation factor @ 1kHz 0.04
Dielectric strength( kV mm⁻¹ ) 10
Volume resistivity( Ohmcm ) 10¹¹-10¹⁵
Mechanical Properties
Element Value
Hardness - Rockwell 99
Elongation at break( % ) 60
Tensile modulus( GPa ) 0.3-2
Izod impact strength( J m⁻¹ ) 260
Tensile strength( MPa ) 20-60
Thermal Properties
Element Value
Heat-deflection temperature - 0.45MPa( C ) 73
Heat-deflection temperature - 1.8MPa( C ) 62
Lower working temperature( C ) <-40
Upper working temperature( C ) 60-100
Thermal conductivity( W m⁻¹ K⁻¹ ) 0.16-0.32@23°C
Coefficient of thermal expansion( x10⁻⁶ K⁻¹ ) 140
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