Provista Chart

PROVISTA Copolymer

Preliminary Data Sheet

Provista copolymer is a resin specifically developed for extrusion into profiles where aesthetics like high clarity and gloss, coupled with design flexibility drive demand.

Property (a) Test Method (b) Value, Units (c)
  General Properties
Density D 792 1.27 g/cm3
  Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ Yield D 638 50 MPa (7300 psi)
Tensile Stress @ Break D 638 29 MPa (4200 psi)
Elongation @ Yield D 638 4%
Elongation @ Break D 638 109%
Flexural Modulus D 790 2200 MPa (3.2 x 105 psi)
Flexural Strength D 790 72 MPa (10400 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R Scale D 785 106
Izod Impact Strength, Notchedd
        @ 23°C (73°F) D 256 94 (9C/1NB) J/m(1.8 (9C/1NB) ft·lbf/in.)
        @ -40°C (-40°F) D 256 52C J/m (1.0C ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotchede
        @ 23°C (73°F) D 4812 NB
        @ -40°C (-40°F) D 4812 NB
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy @ Max. Loadf
        @ 23°C (73°F) D 3763 33 J (24 ft·lbf)
        @ 0°C (32°F) D 3763 37 J (27 ft·lbf)
        @ -40°C (-40°F) D 3763 41 J (30 ft·lbf)
  Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature
        @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi) D 648 67°C (153°F)
        @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi) D 648 62°C (144°F)
Vicat Softening Temperature @ 1 kg load D 1525 79°C (174°F)
  Optical Properties
Haze D 1003 0.6%
Regular Transmittance D 1003 88%
Total Transmittance D 1003 90%
Gloss @ 60° D 2457 171
Color, b* CIELAB, Illuminant D6500, 10° Observer D 2244 0.61

Unless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23oC (73oF) and 50% relative humidity.
Unless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
Units are in SI or US customary units.
d Testing conducted using 10 standard flex bars with 20 mil notch; C = complete break; NB = nonbreak.
e Nonbreak as defined by ASTM D 4812.
f Testing conducted using 10 standard 4″ x 4″ x0.125″ thick injection molded plaques; 100% ductile break.


Properties reported here are based on limited testing. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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