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Plastic Material Melt and Mould Temperatures

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

MATERIAL MELT TEMPERATURE RANGE (DEGREES CENTIGRADE) MOULD TEMPERATURE RANGE (DEGREES CENTIGRADE)
ABS 190-270 40-80
ABS/PC ALLOY 245-265 40-80
ACETAL 180-210 50-120
ACRYLIC 220-250 50-80
CAB 170-240 40-50
HDPE 210-270 20-60
LDPE 180-240 20-60
NYLON 6 230-290 40-90
NYLON 6 (30% GF) 250-290 50-90
NYLON 6/6 270-300 40-90
NYLON 6/6 (33% GF) 280-300 40-90
NYLON 11 220-250 40-110
NYLON 12 190-200 40-110
PEEK 350-390 120-160
POLYCARBONATE 280-320 85-120
POLYESTER PBT 240-275 60-90
PET (SEMI CRYSTALLINE) 260-280 20-30
PET (AMORPHOUS) 260-280 20-30
POLYPROPYLENE (COPOLYMER) 200-280 30-80
POLYPROPYLENE (HOMOPOLYMER) 200-280 30-80
POLYPROPYLENE (30% TALC FILLED) 240-290 30-50
POLYPROPYLENE (30% GF) 250-290 40-80
POLYSTYRENE 170-280 30-60
POLYSTYRENE (30% GF) 250-290 40-80
PVC P 170-190 20-40
PVC U 160-210 20-60
SAN 200-260 50-85
SAN (30% GF) 250-270 50-70
TPE 260-320 40-70

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