Chopped Strands

Properties

  • Excellent strand integrity
  • Good flowability
  • Good fibre dispersion in the extruder
  • Excellent mechanical properties of the moulded parts
  • No discoloration
  • Good surface appearance of the moulded parts

Glass fiber roving strand chopped to a specified length is used as reinforcing material in combination with
thermoplastic resins for injection molding. Depending upon the application, a strand may contain several
hundreds of monofilaments with diameters ranging from 10 µm to 13 µm. The cutting length is 3 mm.
Surfaces of monofilaments are specially coated with a suitable sizing which is compatible with the
thermoplastic resins.

Specifications

References Diameter (µ) Resin Loss of Ignition (%) Moisture content (%)
CSX3J-451 10 PA6/66 0.45 <0.1
CS3J-454 10 PA6/66 0.60 <0.1
CS3PE-291 13 PPO 0.70 <0.1
CS3PE-937 PC+PC/ABS 1.00 <0.1
CS3PE-455 13 PC+PC/ABS 0.60 <0.1
CS3J-941 10 PBT 0.90 <0.1
CS3PE-941 13 PBT 0.90 <0.1
CS3PE-948 13 PBT 1.15 <0.1
CS3PE-332 13 ABS/SAN 0.90 <0.1
CS3PE-956 13 PP 0.65 <0.1
CS3PE-957 13 PP 0.70 <0.1
CS3J-961 10 PPS 0.60 <0.2
CS3J-966 10 POM 0.60 <0.2
CS3J-256 10 LCP 0.25 <0.2

Mechanical Properties

References Type of resin Glass fiber content (%) Tensile strength(Mpa) Bending strength(Mpa) Bending modulus Gpa Impact strength J/m* Elongation at break (%)
CSX3J-451 PA6 30 192 295 9.9 125 5
CSX3J-451 PA66 30 190 290 9.5 95 5
CS3J-454 PA6 30 184 281 9.8 116 5
CS3J-454 PA66 30 187 280 9.8 95 5
CS3PE-291 PPO 30 74 106 6.8 62 3
CS3PE-937 PC 30 122 187 7.6 118 3
CS3PE-455 PC 30 121 174 7.5 95 3
CS3PE-937 PC/ABS 30 108 157 6.4 122 3
CS3PE-455 PC/ABS 30 97 135 6.2 68 3
CS3J-941 PBT 30 136 218 9.4 105 4
CS3PE-941 PBT 30 130 210 9.2 101 4
CS3PE-948 PBT 30 136 217 9.2 106 4
CS3PE-332 ABS 20 100 145 6.6 70 4
CS3PE-332 SAN 20 120 157 8.1 49 3
CS3PE-956 PP 30 92 155 7.6 83 4
CS3PE-957 30 100 161 7.7 91 4
CS3J-961 PPS 40 186 270 13.9 82 3
CS3J-966 POM 30 136 210 9.0 67 4
LCP PA6 30 163 172 11.2 115 2

* notched_inch

Packaging

Type of packaging Weight per bag(kg) Number per pallet Weight per pallet (kg) 20'/40' container
Pallets Weight (kg)
Paper Bags 20 35 700 20 14 000
Bigs Bags 1000 1 1 000 20 14 000

Storage

Nittobo’s chopped strands should be stored in their original packaging.
The temperature should not exceed 35 o C and the relative humidity should be kept below 70 %.

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