ULTEM™ 1010 CG

ULTEM™ 1010 CG resin is a high-performance thermoplastic that offers excellent strength, thermal stability and the ability to withstand steam autoclaving.

Available as a certified grade (CG) for those customers who want to take advantage of food-contact and bio-compatibility certifications for special applications including food production tools and custom medical applications.

Color options: Natural

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Mechanical Properties Test Method XZ Axis ZX Axis XZ Axis ZX Axis
Tensile Strength, Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 11,735 psi 4,209 psi 81 MPa 29 MPa
Tensile Modulus (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 402,000 psi 325,000 psi 2,772 MPa 2,241 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 3.3% 1.3% 3.3% 1.3%
Tensile Elongation at Yield (Type 1, 0.125”, 0.2”/min) ASTM D638 2.2% 1.2% 2.2% 1.2%
Flexural Strength (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 20,835 psi 11,184 psi 144 MPa 77 MPa
Flexural Modulus (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 409,000 psi 324,000 psi 2,820 MPa 2,234 MPa
Flexural Strain at Break (Method 1 0.05”/min) ASTM D790 No break 2.7% No break 2.7%
IZOD Impact, notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 0.8 ft-lb/in .04 ft-lb/in 41 J/m 24 J/m
IZOD Impact un-notched (Method A, 23°C) ASTM D256 6.1 ft-lb/in 2.6 ft-lb/in 327 J/m 138 J/m
Compressive Strength, Yield (Method 1, 0.05”/min) ASTM D695 19,500 psi 15,100 psi 134 MPa 107 MPa
Compressive Strength, Ultimate (Method 1 0.5”/min) ASTM D695 No break 15,500 psi No break 1,125 MPa
Compressive Modulus (Method 1 0.05”/min) ASTM D695 1,450,000 psi 305,000 psi 10,000 MPa 1,120 MPa
Thermal Properties Test Method English Metric
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 66 psi, 0.125” unannealed ASTM D648 421°F 216°C
Heat Deflection (HDT) @ 264 psi, 0.125” unannealed ASTM D648 415°F 213°C
Vicat Softening Temperature (Rate B/50) ASTM D1525 416°F 214°C
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) DSC (SSYS) 419°F 215°C
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion ASTM E831 26×10-06 in (10 °F) 47μm (m °C)
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (xflow) ASTM E831 25×10-06 10 (10 °F) 41μm (m °C)
Melting Point – – – – – – – Not Applicable Not Applicable
Electrical Properties Test Method Value Range
Volume Resistivity ASTM D257 1.0×10-14 – 8.96×10-15 ohm-cm
Dielectric Constant ASTM D150-98 2.67
Dissipation Factor ASTM D150-98 .001
Dielecrtic Strength ASTM D149-09, Method A 240 V/mil
Other Test Method Value
Specifid Gravity ASTM D792 1.27
Rockwell Hardness ASTM D785 109
Flame Classification UL94 V0 (1.5 mm), 5VA (3 mm)
UL File Number – – – – – – – E345258
Food Safety Certification NSF 51 Certified
Bio-compatibility Certification ISO 10993/USP Class VI Certified
Burn Testing
Horizontal Burn (15 sec) 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 Passed (.060” thick)
Vertical Burn (60 sec) 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 Passed (.060” thick)
Vertical Burn (12 sec) 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 Passed (.060” thick)
45° Ignition 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 Passed (.060” thick)
Heat Release 14 CFR/FAR 25.853 Passed (.060” thick)
NBS Smoke Density (flaming) ASTM F814/E662 Passed (.060” thick)
NBS Smoke Density (non-flaming) ASTM F814/E662 Passed (.060” thick)