Pleiger Plastics provides polyurethane material properties data including hardness and physical properties in helping select the correct elastomer for your application or product.

PLEI-TECH® 00 | PLEI-TECH® 10 | PLEI-TECH® 15 (Vulkollan®) | PLEI-TECH® 22 | PLEI-TECH® 23 | PLEI-TECH® 24PLEI-TECH® 25 | PLEI-TECH® 31 | PLEI-TECH® 66 | PLEI-TECH® 92 | PLEI-TECH® 93 | PLEI-TECH® 95 | LUBRITHANE | PLEI-TECH® 15 FOAM

PLEI-TECH® 00

Plei-Tech® 00 is a polyester compound developed in conjunction with Plei-Tech® 22 to offer alternatives to Plei-Tech® 15. Plei-Tech® 00 offers outstanding tear strength, good abrasion resistance, excellent resistance to oil products, and is suited for moderate dynamic loading. Plei-Tech® 00 is available in 80°A to 95°A. PleiTech® 00 falls short of Plei-Tech® 22, Plei-Tech® 23, Plei-Tech® 24, Plei-Tech® 25 and Plei-Tech® 15 in solvent resistance. Maximum service temperature is 200°F. Standard Color is amber, however this product is not color stable.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 80 90 95
Hardness D 50
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 700 1150 2000
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 1350 2200 4000
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 7200 7300 7400
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 600 525 450
Split Tear D 470 PLI 130 150 175
Die C Tear D 624 PLI 490 600 760
Resilience D 2632 % 33 27 27
Compressive Modulus D 575 PSI
5% 160 250 475
10% 275 400 750
15% 375 550 1050
20% 525 775 1450
25% 725 1100 1950
Brittle Point D 746 F
Specific Gravity D 792 1.25 1.27 1.29
Compression Set
(22 Hours at 70C)
D 385
Method B
% 35 32 33

PLEI-TECH® 10

Plei-Tech® 10 is a very high performance polyurethane that is best suited for the most demanding applications. Plei-Tech® 10 offers outstanding cut, abrasion, and solvent resistance. In addition to exceptional physical properties Plei-Tech® 10 also offers excellent dynamic properties. The one setback of the material is that it takes a high compression set. Plei-Tech® 10 is available in 80°A, 90°A, 93°, and 97°A hardnesses. Maximum service temperature is 275°F. Only available in natural color (cream). Typical applications are bumpers, diaphragms, rollers, and hydrocyclones.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 80 92 97
Hardness D 55
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 550 1300 1825
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 1070 2000 2250
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 4950 6300 5150
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 525 720 595
Split Tear D470 PLI 93 645 145
Die C Tear D624 PLI 390 705 635
Resilience D 2632 % 45 55 53
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
% 36 53 40
Compressive Modulus D 575 PSI
5%
10%
15%
20%
25%
Brittle Point D 746 F
Specific Gravity D792 1.19 1.19 1.09

PLEI-TECH® 15 (Vulkollan®)

Plei-Tech® 15 is also known as Vulkollan® (trademark name of Bayer AG Germany). Plei-Tech 15 offers excellent abrasion and cut resistance, and is well suited for high dynamic loading. Plei-Tech® 15 performs well in solvent and oil environments, and is available in hardness from 60°A to 60°D. This product is also available as a foam which has tremendous dynamic performance and abrasion resistance. This compound has MSHA approval. Maximum service temperature is 200°F. Color is natural which is light brown that turns dark brown when exposed to UV light. No properties are lost in this color transformation.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 63 73 83 93
Hardness D
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 500 650 800 1500
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 990 1350 1400 2100
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 3950 4500 5500 6000
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 450 450 500 700
Split Tear D470 PLI 36 43 175 200
Die C Tear D624 PLI 295 375 475 750
Resilience D 2632 % 46 47 55 48
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
% 19 17 15 15
Taber Abrasion
(H-18 Wheel 5000 Cycles)
D-1044-78 mg Loss 7 7 8 16

 

PLEI-TECH® 22

Plei-Tech® 22 is a polyester compound developed by Pleiger Plastics Company as an alternative to Plei-Tech® 15. Plei-Tech® 22 offers excellent abrasion and solvent resistance compared to other polyurethane compounds. Plei-Tech® 22 is available in hardness from 40°A to 60°D. Plei-Tech® 22 is not suited for applications involving high dynamic loading. This compound is MSHA approvable. Maximum service temperature is 190°F. Standard color is natural (cream), however color coding is available. Typical applications are scrapers, snow plows, and squeegees.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 60 70 80 85 95
Hardness D
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 240 480 680 1100 1810
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 350 1000 1600 2900 3600
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 2700 4600 5600 6000 7000
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 600 490 460 400 450
Split Tear D 470 PLI 40 70 80 95 210
Die C Tear D 624 PLI 155 350 370 410 690
Resilience D 2632 % 50 27 23 25 30
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D 385
Method B
% 20 30 25 20 35
Taber Abrasion
(H-18 Wheel 5000 Cycles)
D-1044-78 mg Loss 54 40 22 17
Specific Gravity D 792 1.2 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.26

PLEI-TECH® 23

Plei-Tech® 23 is a polyester polyurethane. This material has higher tensile strength, tear strength, and flexlife than standard Plei-Tech® 22 in the same durometer ranges. This compound is not as good in dynamics, has a higher compression set, and slightly lower solvent resistance as Plei-Tech® 22. Available from 60°A to 88°A, and can be colored. Maximum service temperature 190°F. Typical applications are scrapers and sheets.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 60 70 80 85
100% Modulus D412 PSI 300 500 700 650
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 500 950 1600 1700
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 3200 4500 5900 6100
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 525 475 475 650
Split Tear D470 PLI 70 90 110 140
Die C Tear D624 PLI 220 340 460 540
Resilience D 2632 % 37 30 28 25
Compression Set
(22 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
% 30 35 40 45
Specific Gravity D792 1.2 1.22 1.23 1.26

 

PLEI-TECH® 24

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A D 2240 83 93
100% Modulus D412 PSI 710 1450
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 2000 3000
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 6300 6100
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 480 480
Split Tear D470 PLI 110 175
Die C Tear D624 PLI 480 770
Resilience D2632 % 48 43
Compression Set D385
(22 Hours at 70°C Method B % 31 33
Specific Gravity D792 1.23 1.24

 

PLEI-TECH® 25

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A D2240 55 60 70
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 220 300 530
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 320 520 970
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 2900 3500 5900
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 600 550 500
Split Tear D 470 PLI 45 70 100
Die C Tear D 624 PLI 160 210 335
Resilience D 2632 % 50 40 31
Compression Set D 385
(24 Hours at 70°C) Method B % 20 25 35
Specific Gravity D 792 1.2 1.2 1.22

 

PLEI-TECH® 31

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A D 2240 50 60
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 140 250
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 250 400
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 1350 3700
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 600 620
Split Tear D 470 PLI 30
Die C Tear D 624 PLI 115 150
Resilience D 2632 % 15 3
Compression Set D 385
(24 Hours at 70°C) Method B % 5 8
Specific Gravity D 792 1.26

 

PLEI-TECH® 66

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 75 80 90 92 92 97
Hardness D 32 32 49
After 28
days at
130C
Hardness A 90
Hardness D
100 % Modulus 53504 MPa 4 5 8 8 6 13
300 % Modulus 53504 MPa 26 not
measured
23
Tensile Strength 53504 MPA 34 39 44 44 31 35
Ultimate Elongation 53504 % 300 300 300 350 610 470
Tear Resistance 53515 KN / m 10 20 24 32 not
measured
66
Resilience 53512 % 40 45 50 55 not
measured
50
Compression Set 53517 % 25 25 25 25 not
measured
25
(24 Hours at 70 C )
Abrasion D-1044-78 mm^3 70 50 40 30 not
measured
24

 

PLEI-TECH® 92

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A D 2240 15 30
Hardness D D 2240
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 25 50
300% Modulus D 412 PSI
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 100 300
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 550 530
Split Tear D470 PLI 4 6
Die C Tear D624 PLI 20 30
Resilience D 2632 % 4 5
Compression Set D 385
( 22 Hours at 70 C ) METHOD B % 2 7
Brittle Point D 746 F
Specific Gravity D792

 

PLEI-TECH® 93

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A D 2240 80 95
Hardness D D 2240
100 % Modulus D 412 PSI 650 1250
300 % Modulus D 412 PSI 2950
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 4700 6400
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 310 460
Split Tear D 470 PLI 120 150
Die C Tear D 624 PLI 660
Resilience D 2632 % 40 43
Compression Set D 385 Method B % 29 29
(22 Hours at 70 C)
Specific Gravity D 792 1.13 1.14

 

PLEI-TECH® 95

Plei-Tech® 95 is a polyether polyurethane. Plei-Tech® 95 offers excellent performance in dynamic loading, shock absorption, and water environments. Plei-Tech® 95 falls slightly short of other Plei-Tech® compounds in abrasion and cut resistance. Plei-Tech® 95 is available in hardnesses from 80°A to 75°D. Plei-Tech® 95 is not suited for applications involving solvents or petroleum based oils. This product has general MSHA approval. Maximum service temperature is 200°F. Standard color is blue, however this material is not color stable. Typical applications are bumpers, balls, and hydrocyclones.

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS HARDNESS
Hardness A 80 90 95
Hardness D 50 60 75
100% Modulus D 412 PSI 580 1100 2200 3200 4000
300% Modulus D 412 PSI 850 1650 4050 6500
Tensile Strength D 412 PSI 3550 4080 5600 7100 7500
Ultimate Elongation D 412 % 730 450 350 310 230
Split Tear D470 PLI 82 65 125 115 145
Die C Tear D624 PLI 300 370 500 630 950
Resilience D 2632 % 56 50 42 42
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
% 41 25 32 28
Compressive Modulus D 575 PSI
5% 110 210 500 1000 2300
10% 180 350 840 1600 3950
15% 270 490 1200 2200 5100
20% 375 680 1650 3000 6000
25% 525 940 2100 4000 8000
Brittle Point D 746 F -94 -94 -94 -94
Specific Gravity D792 1.07 1.08 1.13 1.16 1.2

 

LUBRITHANE

Lubrithane is a polyurethane with special additives to provide a reduced coefficient of friction. Lubrithane is ideal for belt scraping applications because of good abrasion resistance and a low coefficient of friction. Lubrithane is available in hardnesses from 60°A to 50°D. Maximum service temperature is 190°F. Color is black.

Typical Frictional Properties (Coefficient of Friction)
(ASTM D 1894-87)

Lubrithane on Rubber UHMW on Rubber
Static Kinetic Static Kinetic
Dry 0.18-0.20 0.160-0.17 0.44-0.46 0.34-0.44
Wet 0.19-0.20 0.13-0.14 0.51-0.54 0.35-0.40
Lubrithane on Steel UHMW on Steel
Static Kinetic Static Kinetic
Dry 0.15-0.17 0.14-0.17 0.12-0.18 0.12-0.18
Wet 0.16-0.18 0.16-0.18 0.12-0.18 0.12-0.18
Rubber – Goodyear Conveyor Belting 220 PIW WingfootII
Steel finish = ASTM D 1894-87
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
ASTM UNIT LUBRITHANE
Hardness D-2240-81 Shore A 93
Tensile Strength D-412-80 PSI 4993
Elongation & Break D-412-80 % 403
Stress D-412-80 PSI
At 100% 1862
At 200% 2165
At 300% 2762
Die C Tear Strength D-624-81 PSI 618
Taber Abrasion D-1044-78 Mg Loss 23.5

 

PLEI-TECH® 15 FOAM

Plei-Tech® 15 Foam is an open/closed cell polyurethane foam based upon Vulkollan® (Plei-Tech ®15) chemistry. This product has tremendous dynamic performance and abrasion resistance and is used where high frequency low loads are present. Density ranges are from .35 g/cc to .60 g/cc. This material is ideal for bumpers and cushions which require high displacements. Maximum service temperature is 200°F. Color is natural which is light brown that turns to dark brown when exposed to UV light. (No properties are lost in this color transformation.)

PHYSICAL PROPERTY TEST METHOD UNITS DENSITY
Density ISO 845 Kg/M^3 350 450 550 650 750
gr/cc .35 .45 .55 .65 .75
Lb/Ft^3 21.8 28.1 34.3 40.6 46.8
Tensile Strength ISO 37 Mpa 4.0 5.5 7.5 9.0 10.0
Ultimate Elongation  ISO 37 % 390 430 465 475 490
Tear Resistance ISO 34 KN/M 8 12 16 20 24
Resilience ISO 4662 % 60 60 60 60 60
Compression Set ISO 815 %
70 Hours at 23°C 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
70 Hours at 70°C 4.0 6.0 8.0 8.0 9.0
Compressive Modulus 40mm Cube
at
50mm/min
Mpa
10% 0.08 0.15 0.30 0.40 0.60
20% 0.13 0.26 0.45 0.65 0.85
30% 0.19 0.37 0.61 1.10 1.60
40% 0.26 0.48 0.80 1.40 2.30
50% 0.45 0.70 1.40 3.20 4.00
60% 0.75 1.35 2.60 4.40 6.80
70% 2.00 3.10 5.20

 

PT-15 FOAM
Approximate Compression Deflection
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