Properties 

Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate Copolymer
/EVA

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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

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their descriptions on the ASTM website.  
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Melt Flow 
ASTM D1238
(gm/10 min)

1.4 to 2.0 gm /10 min

Melting Temperature  degrees C
Tm Crystalline
103 to 110 C

Glass Transition (C)
Tg (Amorphous)

--- C

Processing Temperature Range Degrees F
Extrusion

200 to 300 F for compression molding
350 to 430 F for injection molding
300 to 380 F for extrusion

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

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Compression Ratio
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Mold(Linear) Shrinkage (in/in)
ASTM D955
0.007 to 0.035 in/in

Tensile Strength at Break
ASTM D638
2200 to 4000 psi
14.7 to 26.7 MPa

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

Tensile Yield Strength (psi)
ASTM D638
1200 to 6000 psi
8 to 40 MPa

Compressive Strength (psi)
Rupture or Yield
ASTM D695
---  psi
--- 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
7000 to 29000 psi
0.046 to 0.193 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
7700 psi
0.051 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
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Shore D65 ASTM D2240/D2583
D17 to 45

Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(10 exp-6 )in/in/C
160 to 200 (10 x exp 6) in/in /C
0.000 160 to 0.000 200  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
0.922 to 0.943

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Density

Water Absorption
(1/8 in thick specimen) (%)
ASTM D570
24 hr --- 0.005 to 0.13 %
Saturation 
---  %

Dielectric Strength v/mil
(1/8 in thick Specimen; short time)
620 to 760 v/mil

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