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430102 Sigma-Aldrich

Polystyrene

average Mw ~192,000

Synonym: PS

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
form   beads or pellets
melt index   6.0-9.0 g/10 min (200°C/5kg)
mol wt   average Mw ~192,000
refractive index   n20/D 1.59
transition temp   softening point 107 °C (Vicat, ASTM D 1525)
InChI   1S/C8H8/c1-2-8-6-4-3-5-7-8/h2-7H,1H2
InChI key   PPBRXRYQALVLMV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Hard, clear moderately strong polymer, biologically inert, good dimensional stability. Susceptible to exterior (UV) degradation.

Application

Extrusion molded foamed packaging, dinnerware, bottles and toys. Injection molded packaging containers, toys and disposable cutlery.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

3 kg in poly drum

Physical form

Thermoplastic amorphous polymer.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

3D Printing of Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites

3D printing is a type of additive manufacturing that can be used to rapidly fabricate components with highly customizable geometries, most typically using a layer-by-layer fabrication process. 3D pri...
Zhenyu Bo* (Ph.D Candidate at Northwestern University) and Jia Choi*, PhD, Product Manager


*Materials Science Product Management Team, MilliporeSigma, Milwaukee, WI.
Keywords: Deposition, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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