Exelene® LLDPE 20400 Datasheet

Linear Low Density Polyethylene

Supplied by Montachem International, Inc.

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Product Description
Applications
  • Trash cans and office paper bins, Christmas Trees
  • Ice trays, Ice Cream cup lids and Twist off bottle caps with security seals.
  • Compound Extrusion (Additive and Color Concentrates)

Characteristics
  • The Exelene resin LLDPE 20400 meets the requirements of section 177.1520, paragraph C, from chapter 21 denominated "Olefin Polymers" from the Code of Federal Regulations of the FDA, to be utilized with direct food contact.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Additive 
  • Antioxidant
Features 
  • Antioxidant
  • Butene Comonomer
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Low Density
 
Uses 
  • Caps
  • Color Concentrates
  • Compounding
  • Lids
  • Waste Containers
Agency Ratings 
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density / Specific Gravity 2
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Environmental Stress-Cracking Resistance (ESCR) (122°F, 0,0748 in, 100% Igepal CO-630, Injection Molded, F50)
hr
ASTM D1693B
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 3 (Yield, Injection Molded)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation 3 (Break, Injection Molded)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus - 1% Secant  4 (0,126 in, Injection Molded)
psi
ASTM D790B
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Impact Strength (73°F, Injection Molded)
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D1822
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore D, 1 sec, 73°F, Injection Molded)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed, Injection Molded)
°F
ASTM D648
Brittleness Temperature 5
°F
ASTM D746A
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525 6
Melting Temperature
°F
DSC
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Butene Comonomer, Low Density, Low Specific Gravity.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Waste Containers, Waste Container, Closure Caps, Caps, Cap, Compounding, Compounds.
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)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
223°C
3Type IV, 2,0 in/min
4Type I, 0,51 in/min
5F50; 25 lbf-in
6Rate A (50°C/h), Loading 1 (10 N)
 
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