Processing

Depending on the grade, Kalix® HPPA materials provide lower warpage, reduced shrinkage, and low to no flash. These improvements result in tighter dimensional tolerances and more cost-effective manufacturing due to fewer secondary operations such as deflashing.

 

Processing Guidelines
  Mold Temperature 
°C (°F)
Melt Temperature 
°C (°F)
Kalix® 9000 series 80-120 (176-248) 280-310 (536-590)
Kalix® 2000 series 80-120 (176-248) 270-300 (518-572)
Kalix® 5000 series 115-130 (239-266) 270-300 (518-572)

 

Flash Measurements 
Solvay internal test methods

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Shrinkage 
Solvay internal test methods

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