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GenFlam OH-4

GenFlam® OH-4

Code: 2396 (Black), 2399 (White)

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Genflam® OH‐4 thermoplastic flame retardant low smoke zero halogen compound was designed to give the wire and cable field a superior flame retarded that is cost effective while maintaining sufficient physical properties to meet a variety of specifications. This polyolefin compound is designed to process easily.

KEY FEATURES

  • High flame retardancy
  • Good processibility
  • Uses no heavy metals or halogenated ingredients

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Density: 1.57 g/cm3
Tensile: 1700 psi (typical)
Elongation: 175% (typical)
Tear: 45 lbf/in (typical)
Durometer: 98 Shore A
Low Temp. Brittle Point: ‐25ºC
Deformation, 2000g:  84%@121ºC   46%@100ºC   15%@90ºC

COMBUSTION PROPERTIES

Limited Oxygen Index (LOI): 43%
Acid Gas: 0.2%

HEAT AGING

7d@100ºC 7d@121ºC 10d@110ºC 30d@110ºC 70d@110ºC
Tensile Retention

90%

115%

116%

92% 137%
Elongation Retention 78% 83% 80% 76% 59%

FLUID RESISTANCE

IRM 902 – 4h@70ºC Diesel – 24h@25ºC IPA – 24h@23ºC
Tensile Retention 62% 83% 75%
Elongation Retention 137% 113% 103%

WEATHERING

720 Hours under QUV Testing

Tensile Retention

91%

Elongation Retention

85%

SUGGESTED RUNNING CONDITIONS

Extruder L/D: 20:1 or 25:1
Comp. Ratio: 1.25:1
Screen Pack: 20 Mesh or none
Screw Type: Single Flight metering, without mixing section
Feed Zone: 250ºF
Center Zone: 280ºF
Head/Die: 300ºF
Conductor Pre-Hear: 150ºF (recommended)

PROCESSING TECHNIQUES

Gendon’s OH‐4 Zero Halogen compounds are designed to process easily.

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