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DOW™ LDPE 535I Datasheet

Low Density Polyethylene Resin

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Product Description
  • Complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520(c) 2.2
  • Complies with Canadian HPFB No Objection (With Limitations)
  • Complies with EU, No 10/2011
  • Consult the regulations for complete details
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Agency Ratings 
  •  1
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
mil
 
Film Puncture Resistance (2.0 mil)
ft·lb/in³
Internal Method
Film Toughness
    ASTM D882
MD : 2.0 mil
ft·lb/in³
 
TD : 2.0 mil
ft·lb/in³
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 2.0 mil
psi
 
TD : Yield, 2.0 mil
psi
 
MD : Break, 2.0 mil
psi
 
TD : Break, 2.0 mil
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break, 2.0 mil
%
 
TD : Break, 2.0 mil
%
 
Dart Drop Impact (2.0 mil)
g
ASTM D1709A
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD : 2.0 mil
g
 
TD : 2.0 mil
g
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
Melting Temperature (DSC)
°F
Internal Method
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gloss (45°, 2.00 mil)
 
ASTM D2457
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 3 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EU (1), HPFB (Canada) (1), FDA (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Melt Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Fabrication Conditions For Blown Film:
  • Screw Size: 2.5 in. (63.5 mm); 24:1 L/D
  • Screw Type: Single Flight with Maddock Mixer
  • Die Gap: 40 mil (1.0 mm)
  • Melt Temperature: 420 °F (216 °C)
  • Output: 10 lb/hr/in. of die circumference
  • Die Diameter: 6 in.
  • Blow-Up Ratio: 2.5:1
Notes
1With limitations
2Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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