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TAISOX 8001 Datasheet

High Density Polyethylene

Supplied by Formosa Plastics Corporation

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Product Description
TAISOX 8001 is a High Density Polyethylene material. It is available in Asia Pacific, Europe, or North America for extrusion or pipe extrusion.

Important attributes of TAISOX 8001 are:
  • Chemical Resistant
  • Creep Resistant
  • High ESCR (Stress Crack Resistant)

Typical application of TAISOX 8001: Plumbing/Piping/Potable Water
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • North America
Features 
  • Good Chemical Resistance
  • Good Creep Resistance
  • High Density
  • High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.)
 
Uses 
  • Piping
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
  • Pipe Extrusion
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
    ASTM D1238
190°C/2.16 kg
g/10 min
 
190°C/21.6 kg
g/10 min
 
190°C/5.0 kg
g/10 min
 
Environmental Stress-Cracking Resistance
hr
ASTM D1693
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D638
Yield
psi
 
Break
psi
 
Tensile Elongation (Break)
%
ASTM D638
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Impact Strength
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D1822
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore D)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Brittleness Temperature
°F
ASTM D746
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
Melting Temperature
°F
 
Additional Information
Notched Izod Impact Strength, ASTM D256: 30 kg-cm/cm²
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Density, High Specific Gravity, High Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance, High ESCR, Stress Cracking Resistant, Good Creep Resistance, Creep Resistant, Good Chemical Resistance, Chemical Resistant.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Piping, Pipe.
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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