ForTii Ace MX53T can be used within a wide range of tool temperatures. For the optimal balance between mechanical, chemical and aesthetic properties, we recommend using temperatures of 140-160°C. For enhanced surface aesthetics, a molding temperature of 160-200°C is preferred. The material’s melt temperature falls in the range of 340-360°C. Designed for use at high temperatures and with a longer residence time, ForTii Ace MX53T still demonstrates stable processing at abuse settings.
Mold residence time (MRT)
ForTii Ace MX53T is easily molded in combination with a hotrunner. It provides a robust maximum MRT of six minutes, with a total residence time of 12 to 15 minutes. After monitoring the output of 800 shots, it demonstrated a stable cushion of 3.2mm, with a standard deviation of 0.4mm. This robust MRT ensures the material has a broad processing window.
Our comprehensive testing left no mold deposit within the cavity of the mold. There was a small amount of deposit seen in the venting area at the end of the flow, demonstrating the need for proper venting of the tool.
Compared with competitive materials with a high glass transition temperature, ForTii Ace MX53T demonstrates stable processing within a broad processing window, enabled by our 4T technology.
Contact us today about any concerns you may have about processing our high-temperature PPA material.