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Comparison of Thermoplastic Polyurethane Materials


 

Polyurethane
(Ether Based)

Polyurethane
(Ether Based)

Polyurethane
(Ether Based)

Polyurethane
(Ether Based)

Polyurethane
(Ester Based)

Polyurethane
(Ester Based)

Shore Value for Hardness

(ASTM D-2240)

85A

90A

50D

55D

90A

50D

Specific Gravity

(ASTM D-792)

1.12

1.13

1.16

1.16

1.21

1.23

Ultimate (Psi)

Tensile Strength

(ASTM D-412)

5200

5400

8700

8400

8000

7350

Ultimate Elongation (%)

(ASTM D-412)

530

460

410

410

450

510

Tear Strength

Die “C” (PLi)

(ASTM D-624)

630

730

810

810

600

930

Taber Abrasion Resistance

(ASTM D-1044)

30mg

 

45mg

 

 

2.0 mg / 1000 cycles (CS-17)

ASTM D-3389

 

3.5 mg / 1000 cycles (CS-17)

ASTM D-3389

 

2.6 mg / 1000 cycles (CS-17)

ASTM D-1044

 

 

2.5 mg / 1000 cycles (CS-17)

ASTM D-1044

Vicat Softening Temperature (°C)

(ASTM D-1044)

100

120

129

129

92

131

Glass Transition Temperature

(DSC), °C

-38

-35

-33

-36

-3

-22

 

Note:

    • The values shown above are typical values and should not be construed as specifications.
    • Users of extruded sheet should confirm performance results on their own using commercially produced samples.
    • The information stated is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but is presented without any guarantees and/or assumption of any liability as a result of the information contained herein.