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Elmet Technologies
Evonik TROGAMID® myCX eCO Microcrystalline, permanently transparent polyamide, Dry
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Nylon (Polyamide PA)

Material Notes: TROGAMID® myCX eCO is a microcrystalline transparent polyamide for the manufacture of parts in the optical industry, like lenses according the injection molding procedure. TROGAMID® myCX eCO is set up with production technology using maximal saving potential for CO2 emission up to 50%. TROGAMID® myCX eCO is supplied as spherical pellets in moisture-proof packaging.Preliminary data sheet.
Industrial Sector: Sustainable, Optics, Sports and Lifestyle
Sustainability: eCO
Processing: Injection molding , Extrusion
Optics: Transparent, High gloss, X-ray transparent
Resistance to: Heat (thermal stability), Hydrolysis / hot water, UV / light / weathering, Fatigue resistance
Conformity: Food contact
Additives: Unfilled
Applications: Fiber optic cable, (Sun-) glasses, Hygiene and cosmetics, Lenses, Monofilament
Processing: Film extrusion
Special Characteristics: Halogen-free, Phosphorus-free, High impact strength, Low viscosity
Features: optical UV-protection, Weldable, Low birefringence, Non-corrosive, Dishwasher detergents resistant
Regulatory: Food contact 10/2011/EC
Color: Natural color
Delivery form: Spherical pellets

Information provided by Evonik.

Available Properties
  • Density, ISO 1183
  • Water Absorption, ISO 62
  • Moisture Absorption, ISO 62
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage, Flow, ISO 294-4, 2577
  • Linear Mold Shrinkage, Transverse, ISO 294-4, 2577
  • Melt Flow, ISO 1133
  • Hardness, Shore D, ISO 7619-1
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ISO 527
  • Tensile Strength, ISO 527
  • Tensile Stress, ISO 527
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ISO 527
  • Elongation at Break, ISO 527, Nominal
  • Elongation at Yield, ISO 527
  • Tensile Modulus, ISO 527
  • Flexural Strength, ISO 178, at conv. Deflection
  • Flexural Strength, ISO 178
  • Flexural Modulus, ISO 178
  • Flexural Strain at Break, ISO 178, at flexural strength
  • Charpy Impact Unnotched, ISO 179/1eU
  • Charpy Impact Unnotched, ISO 179/1eU
  • Charpy Impact, Notched, ISO 179/1eA, Type of failure: C
  • Charpy Impact, Notched, ISO 179/1eA, Type of failure: C
  • CTE, linear, Parallel to Flow, ISO 11359-1/-2
  • CTE, linear, Transverse to Flow, ISO 11359-1/-2
  • Melting Point, ISO 11357-1/-3
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ISO 75-1/-2
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ISO 75-1/-2
  • Vicat Softening Point, ISO 306, 50 K/h
  • Vicat Softening Point, ISO 306, 50 K/h
  • Glass Transition Temp, Tg, ISO 11357-1/-2
  • Haze, ASTM D1003
  • Transmission, Visible, ASTM D1003
  • Melt Temperature, flow spiral, 295 mm, 6x2 mm2
  • Melt Temperature, ISO 294, Injection Molding
  • Melt Temperature
  • Melt Temperature, flow spiral, 464 mm, 6x2 mm2
  • Mold Temperature, flow spiral, 295 mm, 6x2 mm2
  • Mold Temperature, flow spiral, 464 mm, 6x2 mm2
  • Mold Temperature, ISO 294, Injection Molding
  • Mold Temperature
  • Injection Velocity, ISO 294, Injection Molding
  • Injection Pressure, flow spiral
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Manufacturer Notes:
Evonik Corporation (Former Evonik Degussa GmbH)

Category Notes
PA, Polyamide

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