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181609

Sigma-Aldrich

Polycaprolactone

average Mw ~65,000, average Mn ~42,500, pellets

Synonym(s):
6-Caprolactone polymer, 2-Oxepanone homopolymer
Linear Formula:
(C6H10O2)n

form

pellets

melt index

1.9 g/10 min (80°C/0.3 Mpa)

mol wt

average Mn ~42,500
average Mw ~65,000

impact strength

82 J/m (Izod, ASTM D 256-73A, notched)

hardness

55 (Shore D, ASTM D 2240-75)

mp

60 °C (lit.)

elongation

2 in/min - 600-1000% (ultimate)

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Application

Extrusion aid, die lubricant, mold release, pigment and filler dispersion aid and polyester segments in urethanes and block polyesters.

Features and Benefits

Biodegradable polymer
Non-toxic, biodegradable in soil, broad miscibility, mechanical compatibility with many polymers and good adhesion to a broad spectrum of substrates.

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