Tenite Butyrate Chart

TENITE Butyrate 575E3720010 Clear, Trsp
Product Data Sheet

TENITE cellulosic plastics are noted for their excellent balance of properties – toughness, hardness, strength, surface gloss, clarity, and a warm feel.

Typical Value, Units(c)
Specific GravityD 7921.19
  Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63833.1 MPa (4800 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63843.4 MPa (6300 psi)
Elongation @ BreakD 63850%
Flexural ModulusD 7901379 MPa (2.00 x 105 psi)
Flexural Yield StrengthD 79045.5 MPa (6600 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 78578
Izod Impact Strength, Notched
        @ 23°C (73°F)D 256240 J/m (4.5 ft·lbf/in.)
        @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25696 J/m (1.8 ft·lbf/in.)
  Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperatured
        @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64874°C (165°F)
        @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64885°C (185°F)
Vicat Softening TemperaturedD 1525104°C (219°F)
  Permanence Properties
Water Absorption, 24 h immersionD 5701.4%
Soluble Matter LossD 5700.1%
Weight Loss on Heating [72 hours @ 80°C (176°F)]D 7070.5%
  Miscellaneous Butyrate Properties
Refractive Index, nDD 5421.46-1.49
Light TransmissioneE 308>90%
HazeeD 1003<8.5%
Specific Heat @ 23°C (73°F)DSC1.26-1.67 kJ/kg·K
(0.301-0.399 Btu/lb·°F)
Thermal ConductivityC 1770.17-0.33 W/m·K (1.2-2.3 Btu·in./h·ft2·°F)
Coefficient of Linear Thermal ExpansionD 69611 – 17 x 10-5 mm/mm·°C
(6 – 9 x 10-5 in./in.·°F)
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.2-0.6%
Dielectric StrengthD 14911.8-18.7 kV/mm
(300-475 V/mil)
Dielectric Constant 1 MHzD 1503.3-3.8
Dissipation Factor 1 MHzD 1500.01-0.15
Volume ResistivityD 2571013 – 1015 ohm·cm

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 Conditioned 4 hours @ 70°C (158°F)
e 1.52-mm (0.06-in.) specimen thickness


Formula 575 – odor mask; standard inventory. Available in 10% plasticizer only.


Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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