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Plastic Material Drying Times

This information should be used as an ‘on the spot’ reference only. Users should follow the material suppliers processing data sheets.

MATERIAL DRYING TIME BASED ON STANDARD DESSICANT DRYER (HOURS @ DEGREES CENTIGRADE)
ABS 3@75
ABS/PC ALLOY 3@90
ACETAL N/A
ACRYLIC 3@70
CAB 3@70
HDPE N/A
LDPE N/A
NYLON 6 3@80
NYLON 6 (30% GF) 3@80
NYLON 6/6 3@80
NYLON 6/6 (33% GF) 3@80
NYLON 11 3@90
NYLON 12 3@90
PEEK 3@155
POLYCARBONATE 3@120
POLYESTER PBT 3@135
PPS 3@140
PET (SEMI CRYSTALLINE) 25@170
PET (AMORPHOUS) 4@130
POLYPROPYLENE (COPOLYMER) N/A
POLYPROPYLENE (HOMOPOLYMER) N/A
POLYPROPYLENE (30% TALC FILLED) N/A
POLYPROPYLENE (30% GF) N/A
POLYSTYRENE N/A
POLYSTYRENE (30% GF) N/A
PVC P N/A
PVC U N/A
SAN 3@80
SAN (30% GF) 3@80
TPE 3@130

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