Tenite Butyrate Tubing
Tenite Butyrate 550E4861316 Clear, Trsp
Test Method b
Typical Value, Unit c
Tensile Stress @ Yield
Tensile Stress @ Break
Elongation @ Break
Flexural Yield Strength
Rockwell hardness, R Scale
Izod impact Strength, Notched
@ 23°C (73°F)
@ -40°C (-40°F)
2.25 MPa (3,700 psi)
33.8 MPa (4,900 psi)
1,103 MPa (1.60 X 105 psi)
33.1 MPa (4,800 psi)
331 J/m (6.2 ft-lbf/in)
107 J/m (2.0 ft-lbf/in)
Deflection Temperature d
@ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)
@ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)
Vicat Softening Temperature d
Water Absorption, 24 h immersion
Soluble Matter Loss
Weight Loss on Heating [72 hours @80°C(176°F)]
Miscellaneous Butyrate Properties
Refractive Index, N d
Light Transmission e
Specific Heat @ 23°C (73°F)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
Dielectric Constant 1 MHz
Dissipation factor 1 MHz
1.26 – 1.67 kJ/kg-K (0.301-0.399 BTU/lb-°F)
0.17-0.33 W/m-K (1.2-2.3 Btu-in/h-ft2-°F)
11-17 X 10-5 mm/mm-°C (6-9X 10-5in/in-°F)
11.8-18.7 kV/mm (300-475 V/mil)
1013 – 1015 ohm-cm
a Unless noted otherwise, all tests are run as 23° C(73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
b Unless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM
c Units are in SI and US customary units.
d Conditioned 4 hours @ 70°C (158°F)
e 1.52-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.
Formula 550 – odor mask; meets FDA requirements when supplied in FDA color numbers.
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