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Physical Properties for Tenite Butyrate Tubing

Tenite Butyrate Tubing

Tenite Butyrate 550E4861316 Clear, Trsp

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitc
Specific GravityASTM D 7921.17
PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitc
Tensile Stress @ YieldASTM D 6382.25 MPa (3,700 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakASTM D 63833.8 MPa (4,900 psi)
Elongation @ BreakASTM D 63850%
Flexural ModulusASTM D 7901,103 MPa (1.60 X 105 psi)
Flexural Yield StrengthASTM D 79033.1 MPa (4,800 psi)
Rockwell hardness, R ScaleASTM D 78540
Izod impact Strength, Notched
@ 23°C (73°F)ASTM D 256331 J/m (6.2 ft-lbf/in)
@ -40°C (-40°F)ASTM D 256107 J/m (2.0 ft-lbf/in)
PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitc
Deflection Temperature d
@ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)ASTM D 64864°C (147°F)
@ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)ASTM D 64877°C (171°F)
Vicat Softening Temperature dASTM D 152596°C (205°F)
PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitc
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionASTM D 5701.3%
Soluble Matter LossASTM D 5700.1%
Weight Loss on Heating [72 hours @80°C(176°F)]ASTM D 7070.8%
PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitc
Refractive Index, N dD 5421.46-1.49
Light Transmission eE 308> 90%
HazeeD 1003< 8.5%
Specific Heat @ 23°C (73°F)DSC1.26 – 1.67 kJ/kg-K (0.301-0.399 BTU/lb-°F)
Thermal ConductivityC 1770.17-0.33 W/m-K (1.2-2.3 Btu-in/h-ft2-°F)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal ExpansionD 69611-17 X 10-5 mm/mm-°C (6-9X 10-5in/in-°F)
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.2%-0.6%
Dielectric StrengthD 14911.8-18.7 kV/mm (300-475 V/mil)
Dielectric Constant 1 MHzD 1503.3-3.8
Dissipation factor 1 MHzD 1500.01-0.15
Volume ResistivityD 2571013 – 1015 ohm-cm
  • aUnless noted otherwise, all tests are run as 23° C(73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
  • bUnless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM
  • cUnits are in SI and US customary units
  • dConditioned 4 hours @ 70°C (158°F)
  • e1.52-mm (0.06-in.) specimen thickness


Properties reported are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the materials in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


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Title: Physical Properties for Tenite Butyrate Tubing
Description: Physical, Mechanical, Electrical and Thermal Typical Properties.
Published: 2/3/2009
Last Edited: 1/11/2023
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