Properties 

Ethylene Ethyl Acrylate Copolymer
/EEA

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From Modern Plastics Encyclopedia 99, p. B-198

Melt Flow
Melting Temperature
Glass Transition
Processing Molding Pressure
Processing Molding Temperature
Compression Ratio
Mold Shrinkage
Tensile Strength
Elongation
Tensile Yield Strength
Compressive Strength
Flexural Strength
Tensile Modulus
Flexural Modulus
Izod Impact Strength
Hardness
Deflection Temperature
Thermal Expansion
Thermal Conductivity
Specific Gravity
Dielectric Strength
Water Absorption

Note: The ASTM numbers are linked to 
their descriptions on the ASTM website.  
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click on the ASTM number

Melt Flow 
ASTM D1238
(gm/10 min)

--- gm /10 min

Melting Temperature  degrees C
Tm Crystalline
--- C

Glass Transition (C)
Tg (Amorphous)

--- C

Processing Temperature Range Degrees F
Extrusion

200 to 300 F for compression molding
250 to 500 F for injection molding

Molding Pressure Range ( PSI) (ksi)
1000 to 20000 psi
1 to 20 ksi
6.7 to 133 MPa

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Compression Ratio
---

Mold(Linear) Shrinkage (in/in)
ASTM D955
0.015 to 0.035 in/in

Tensile Strength at Break
ASTM D638
1600 to 2100 psi
10.7 to 14 MPa

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Elongation at break (%)
ASTM D638
700 to 750 %

Tensile Yield Strength (psi)
ASTM D638
--- psi
--- MPa

Compressive Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D695
3000 to 3600  psi
20 to 24 MPa

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Compressive Strength

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Flexural Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D790
---  psi
--- MPa

 Tensile Modulus (psi)
ASTM D638
4000 to 7500 psi
0.027 to 0.050 GPa

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Modulus

Compressive Modulus (psi)
ASTM D695
--- psi
--- GPa

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Flexural Modulus (psi)
ASTM D790
At 73 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 200 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 250 F
--- psi
--- GPa
At 300 F
--- psi
--- GPa

Izod Impact (ft-lb/in of notch)
ASTM D256

no break;  ft lb/in of notch

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Izod

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Hardness
Rockwell ASTM D785
---
--
Shore D65 ASTM D2240/D2583
D27 to 38

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(10 exp-6 )in/in/C
160 to 250 (10 x exp 6) in/in /C
0.000 160 to 0.000 250  in/in /C

Deflection Temperature under flexural load (F)
ASTM D648
264 psi ---
--- F
66 psi  ---
--- F

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Thermal Conductivity
(10 x exp 4)al cm/sec cm2 C
ASTM C177
--- (10 x exp 4) cal cm/sec cm2
---   cal cm/sec cm2

Specific Gravity
ASTM D792
0.93

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Density

Water Absorption
(1/8 in thick specimen) (%)
ASTM D570
24 hr --- 0.004 %
Saturation 
---  %

Dielectric Strength v/mil
(1/8 in thick Specimen; short time)
450 to 550 v/mil

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