NOVAPOL® LF-Y819 Series Datasheet

Low Density Polyethylene

Supplied by NOVA Chemicals

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Product Description
LF-Y819-A (Base resin): Industrial packaging, shrink film, blends with LLDPE, small diameter pipe and tubing
LF-Y819-C (Antiblock): Industrial packaging, liners, shrink film, blends with LLDPE
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Additive 
  • LF-Y819-C: Antiblock
Features 
  • Antiblocking
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Processability
  • Good Strength
  • Good Toughness
Uses 
  • Blending
  • Film
  • Industrial Applications
  • Packaging
  • Piping
  • Shrink Wrap
  • Tubing
Agency Ratings 
  •  1
Processing Method 
  • Film Extrusion
  • Pipe Extrusion
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / 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 Thickness - Recommended / Available
 
 
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
1% Secant, MD : 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
1% Secant, TD : 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
TD : Yield, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
MD : Break, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
TD : Break, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
%
 
TD : Break, 1,5 mil, Blown Film
%
 
Dart Drop Impact (1,5 mil, Blown Film)
g
ASTM D1709A
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD : 1,5 mil, Blown Film
g
 
TD : 1,5 mil, Blown Film
g
 
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gloss (45°, 1,50 mil, Blown Film)
 
ASTM D2457
Haze (1,50 mil, Blown Film)
%
ASTM D1003
Additional Information
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Low Friction Puncture - Blown Film (1,5 mil)
ft·lb/in
Internal Method
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Toughness, Tough, Good Strength, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Antiblocking, Unspecified Antiblock.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Piping, Pipe, Shrink Wrap, Tubing, Tube.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1).
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion Notes
Optimum Blow-up Ratio: 2:1 to 3:1
Notes
1LF-Y819-A, LF-Y819-C and LF-Y819-D are subject to the specific limitation that they may not be used in articles used for packing or holding food during cooking.
2Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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