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HY BK FR

HY BK FR

Code: 9829

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Gendon’s 9829 – Flame Retardant Hypalon is a thermoset jacketing compound developed for shipboard cable applications. It has met a number of standard approvals including IEEE 45, UL 1277, ABS (American Builders of Ships) and PLTC (Power Limited Tray Cable) standards on various cable designs.

KEY FEATURES

  • Highly flame retardant
  • Radiation curable
  • Excellent processing
  • Excellent stability yielding long shelf life
  • RoHS and REACH compliant
  • Unique combination of high tensile & elongation

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Density: 1.52 g/cm3
Tensile: 1950 psi (typical)
Elongation: 400% (typical)
Low Temp. Brittle Point: ‐35ºC
Durometer: 80 Shore A
Melt Index: 10 g/10 min.
Hot Set (150ºC):  15% max.

COMBUSTION PROPERTIES

Limited Oxygen Index (LOI): 30%

HEAT AGING

7d@100ºC
Tensile Retention

85%

Elongation Retention 65%

FLUID RESISTANCE

IRM 902 – 18h@121ºC
Tensile Retention 110%
Elongation Retention 67%

MOISTURE ABSORPTION

7 days @ 70ºC

Mils Water Absorbed 5.5 mg/cm2

SUGGESTED RUNNING CONDITIONS

Extruder L/D: 20:1
Comp. Ratio: 2.5:1 or 3.0:1
Screen Pack: 20/40/60 Mesh
Screw Type: Single Flight metering with mixing section
Feed Zone: 300ºF
Center Zone: 310ºF
Head/Die: 320ºF
Screw Cooling: Not recommended
Die Cooling: Not recommended
Gradient Cooling: Not applicable
Color Concentrate: Not applicable

PROCESSING TECHNIQUES

Gendon’s HY BK FR 9829 processes easily on a wide variety of equipment. Time to reach a smooth and homogenous matrix is very short and start‐up scrap is kept to a minimum. For best performance crosslinking by irradiation at 8 to 10 Mrads is recommended.

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