Parker Medical Grade Polyurethanes - Parker Hannifin

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Parker Medical Grade Polyurethanes Technical Data Sheet Parker ALC – Aliphatic Polycarbonate Parker ALC 95A is a 95 Shore  A aliphatic polycarbonate-based thermoplastic polyurethane designed for use in medical and life sciences applications. USP Class VI certified. Passes cytotoxicity and indirect hemolysis tests. ALC 95A is a non-yellowing, color-matchable, thermoplastic polyurethane available in clear grade or radiopaque grade, with excellent mechanical properties, biocompatibility and biostability. Typical Applications Parker ALC 95A may be extruded as well as injection molded. Typical medical applications include: • Vascular access devices • Cardiovascular treatment devices • Disposable surgical supplies • Tracheotomy devices • Urological devices • Dialysis devices • Feeding tubes

Material

ALC 95A

ALC 95A-B20

Clear grade

Radiopaque 20% Barium Sulfate

ASTM D 2240

95A

96A

Specific Gravity

ASTM D 792

1.14

1.32

Flexural Modulus, psi

ASTM D 790

7,565

13,333

Ultimate Tensile Strength, psi ASTM D 790

5,439

3,734

406

460

at 100% elongation

1,240

1,498

at 200% elongation

2,018

1,941

at 300% elongation

3,828

2,739

USP Class VI Certified

Yes

Yes

Passes Cytotoxicity and Indirect Hemolysis Tests

Yes

Yes

Description Physical Property Hardness, Durometer

Ultimate Elongation, %

ASTM D 412

Tensile Modulus

ASTM D 412

Processing Conditions Drying Max Temp Moisture not to exceed 0.02% 125 ºF Molding Temperatures Injection Molding Extrusion

Minimum 400 °F 300 °F

Min Time 4 hrs.

Dew Point -40 °F

Recommended Maximum 440 °F 465 °F 340 °F 385 °F

NOTICE: Due to the wide variety of conditions and uses for this material, Parker does not represent or warrant that any particular material is suitable for any specific end use. Parker does not analyze all technical or FDA parameters that must be considered in selecting a material. The users, through their own analyses and testing, are solely responsible for: (1) Making the final selection of the material; (2) Assuring that the users’ requirements are met and that the use presents no health or safety hazards; (3) Providing all appropriate health and safety warnings on and with the devices, systems, or equipment on which the materials are used. To the extent that Parker or its subsidiaries or authorized distributors provide material, component or system options based upon data or specifications provided by the user, the user is responsible for determining that such data and specifications are suitable and sufficient for all applications and reasonably foreseeable uses of the material, components or systems. EPS 5292

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03/2013