INTRODUCTION

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Polymer blends are capable of providing materials which extend the useful properties beyond the range that can be obtained from single polymer equivalents. In PC/ABS the Polycarbonate can contribute towards improvements in strength, dimensional stability, heat distortion temperature and impact performance, whilst the ABS provides processing and cost advantages.

4LOY® is the registered trade name for Polycarbonate/ABS alloy compounds produced by 4PLAS.

This alloy provides a combination of mechanical, thermal and rheological properties. Of particular note is the high impact strength combined with dimensional stability and stiffness.

PROPERTIES

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4LOY® compounds offer the following key properties:

  • Excellent flammability resistance
  • Good electrical properties
  • High wear resistance
  • Very good surface finish
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Good mechanical strength
  • High tensile modulus
  • High dimensional stability - low warpage
  • Excellent impact properties, even at low temperature
  • Heat resistance - can be used within temperature range -40°C to 120°C
  • Good flow and processing properties

PRODUCTS

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The 4LOY® Polycarbonate/ABS standard range includes the following products:

With the addition of a wide range of modifiers, stabilisers, speciality additives and customised colours, 4LOY® can be compounded as:

For individual grades or to search using a wide range of criteria please use our interactive material selector.

Our standard range is comprehensive, however should you not find what you are looking for within the data available on this website, we offer Custom Compounds to suit the requirements of specific applications.

If you would like advice on selecting suitable materials, or you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us and one of our team will be pleased to assist you.