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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A809095
Hardness D50
100% ModulusD 412PSI70011502000
300% ModulusD 412PSI135022004000
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI720073007400
Ultimate ElongationD 412%600525450
Split TearD 470PLI130150175
Die C TearD 624PLI490600760
ResilienceD 2632%332727
Compressive ModulusD 575PSI
5%160250475
10%275400750
15%3755501050
20%5257751450
25%72511001950
Brittle PointD 746F
Specific GravityD 7921.251.271.29
Compression Set
(22 Hours at 70C)
D 385
Method B
%353233

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A809297
Hardness D55
100% ModulusD 412PSI55013001825
300% ModulusD 412PSI107020002250
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI495063005150
Ultimate ElongationD 412%525720595
Split TearD470PLI93645145
Die C TearD624PLI390705635
ResilienceD 2632%455553
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
%365340
Compressive ModulusD 575PSI
5%
10%
15%
20%
25%
Brittle PointD 746F
Specific GravityD7921.191.191.09

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A63738393
Hardness D
100% ModulusD 412PSI5006508001500
300% ModulusD 412PSI990135014002100
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI3950450055006000
Ultimate ElongationD 412%450450500700
Split TearD470PLI3643175200
Die C TearD624PLI295375475750
ResilienceD 2632%46475548
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
%19171515
Taber Abrasion
(H-18 Wheel 5000 Cycles)
D-1044-78mg Loss77816

 

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A6070808595
Hardness D
100% ModulusD 412PSI24048068011001810
300% ModulusD 412PSI3501000160029003600
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI27004600560060007000
Ultimate ElongationD 412%600490460400450
Split TearD 470PLI40708095210
Die C TearD 624PLI155350370410690
ResilienceD 2632%5027232530
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D 385
Method B
%2030252035
Taber Abrasion
(H-18 Wheel 5000 Cycles)
D-1044-78mg Loss54402217
Specific GravityD 7921.21.221.231.241.26

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A60708085
100% ModulusD412PSI300500700650
300% ModulusD 412PSI50095016001700
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI3200450059006100
Ultimate ElongationD 412%525475475650
Split TearD470PLI7090110140
Die C TearD624PLI220340460540
ResilienceD 2632%37302825
Compression Set
(22 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
%30354045
Specific GravityD7921.21.221.231.26

 

PLEI-TECH® 24

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness AD 22408393
100% ModulusD412PSI7101450
300% ModulusD 412PSI20003000
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI63006100
Ultimate ElongationD 412%480480
Split TearD470PLI110175
Die C TearD624PLI480770
ResilienceD2632%4843
Compression SetD385
(22 Hours at 70°CMethod B%3133
Specific GravityD7921.231.24

 

PLEI-TECH® 25

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness AD2240556070
100% ModulusD 412PSI220300530
300% ModulusD 412PSI320520970
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI290035005900
Ultimate ElongationD 412%600550500
Split TearD 470PLI4570100
Die C TearD 624PLI160210335
ResilienceD 2632%504031
Compression SetD 385
(24 Hours at 70°C)Method B%202535
Specific GravityD 7921.21.21.22

 

PLEI-TECH® 31

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness AD 22405060
100% ModulusD 412PSI140250
300% ModulusD 412PSI250400
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI13503700
Ultimate ElongationD 412%600620
Split TearD 470PLI30
Die C TearD 624PLI115150
ResilienceD 2632%153
Compression SetD 385
(24 Hours at 70°C)Method B%58
Specific GravityD 7921.26

 

PLEI-TECH® 66

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A758090929297
Hardness D323249
After 28
days at
130C
Hardness A90
Hardness D
100 % Modulus53504MPa4588613
300 % Modulus53504MPa26not
measured
23
Tensile Strength53504MPA343944443135
Ultimate Elongation53504%300300300350610470
Tear Resistance53515KN / m10202432not
measured
66
Resilience53512%40455055not
measured
50
Compression Set53517%25252525not
measured
25
(24 Hours at 70 C )
AbrasionD-1044-78mm^370504030not
measured
24

 

PLEI-TECH® 92

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness AD 22401530
Hardness DD 2240
100% ModulusD 412PSI2550
300% ModulusD 412PSI
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI100300
Ultimate ElongationD 412%550530
Split TearD470PLI46
Die C TearD624PLI2030
ResilienceD 2632%45
Compression SetD 385
( 22 Hours at 70 C )METHOD B%27
Brittle PointD 746F
Specific GravityD792

 

PLEI-TECH® 93

PHYSICAL PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness AD 22408095
Hardness DD 2240
100 % ModulusD 412PSI6501250
300 % ModulusD 412PSI2950
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI47006400
Ultimate ElongationD 412%310460
Split TearD 470PLI120150
Die C TearD 624PLI660
ResilienceD 2632%4043
Compression SetD 385 Method B%2929
(22 Hours at 70 C)
Specific GravityD 7921.131.14

 

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSHARDNESS
Hardness A809095
Hardness D506075
100% ModulusD 412PSI5801100220032004000
300% ModulusD 412PSI850165040506500
Tensile StrengthD 412PSI35504080560071007500
Ultimate ElongationD 412%730450350310230
Split TearD470PLI8265125115145
Die C TearD624PLI300370500630950
ResilienceD 2632%56504242
Compression Set
(24 Hours at 70°C)
D385
Method B
%41253228
Compressive ModulusD 575PSI
5%11021050010002300
10%18035084016003950
15%270490120022005100
20%375680165030006000
25%525940210040008000
Brittle PointD 746F-94-94-94-94
Specific GravityD7921.071.081.131.161.2

 

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 RubberUHMW on Rubber
StaticKineticStaticKinetic
Dry0.18-0.200.160-0.170.44-0.460.34-0.44
Wet0.19-0.200.13-0.140.51-0.540.35-0.40
Lubrithane on SteelUHMW on Steel
StaticKineticStaticKinetic
Dry0.15-0.170.14-0.170.12-0.180.12-0.18
Wet0.16-0.180.16-0.180.12-0.180.12-0.18
Rubber – Goodyear Conveyor Belting 220 PIW WingfootII
Steel finish = ASTM D 1894-87
TYPICAL PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
ASTMUNITLUBRITHANE
HardnessD-2240-81Shore A93
Tensile StrengthD-412-80PSI4993
Elongation & BreakD-412-80%403
StressD-412-80PSI
At 100%1862
At 200%2165
At 300%2762
Die C Tear StrengthD-624-81PSI618
Taber AbrasionD-1044-78Mg Loss23.5

 

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 PROPERTYTEST METHODUNITSDENSITY
DensityISO 845Kg/M^3350450550650750
gr/cc.35.45.55.65.75
Lb/Ft^321.828.134.340.646.8
Tensile StrengthISO 37Mpa4.05.57.59.010.0
Ultimate Elongation ISO 37%390430465475490
Tear ResistanceISO 34KN/M812162024
ResilienceISO 4662%6060606060
Compression SetISO 815%
70 Hours at 23°C3.03.03.03.03.0
70 Hours at 70°C4.06.08.08.09.0
Compressive Modulus40mm Cube
at
50mm/min
Mpa
10%0.080.150.300.400.60
20%0.130.260.450.650.85
30%0.190.370.611.101.60
40%0.260.480.801.402.30
50%0.450.701.403.204.00
60%0.751.352.604.406.80
70%2.003.105.20

 

PT-15 FOAM
Approximate Compression Deflection
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