Alathon® ETP H4262 Datasheet

High Density Polyethylene

Supplied by LyondellBasell Industries

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Product Description
Alathon H4262 is a high-flow resin that exhibits very good cold temperature impact performance, optimum processing and thermal stability, with good color and organoleptic properties. Typical customer applications include rigid food packaging such as four, five and six-quart ice cream containers produced at high speeds in fast-cycling, multi-cavity stack molds.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Features 
  • Fast Molding Cycle
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Organoleptic Properties
  • Good Processing Stability
  • Good Thermal Stability
  • High Flow
  • Low Temperature Impact Resistance
Uses 
  • Food Containers
  • Thin-walled Containers
 
Agency Ratings 
Processing Method 
  • Blow Molding
  • Injection Molding
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent (Bulk) Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Spiral Flow 2, 3
in
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus 4
    ASTM D638
--
psi
 
1% Secant
psi
 
Tensile Elongation 5 (Break)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 6
    ASTM D790
--
psi
 
1% Secant
psi
 
2% Secant
psi
 
Flexural Strength 7 (Break)
psi
ASTM D790
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact (73°F)
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Unnotched Izod Impact (0°F)
 
ASTM D4812
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore D)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
Peak Melting Temperature
°F
ASTM D3418
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
°F
ASTM D3418
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: LyondellBasell Industries, Lyondell, Basell, Bassell, Basell Polyolefins, Bassel
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Colorability, High Flow, High Melt, High MFI, Low Temperatuer Impact Resistance, Low Temp Impact Resistance, Good Organoleptic Properties, Good Processing Stability, Good Process Stability, Good Thermal Stability, Fast Cycle, Rapid Cycle, Productivity, Fast Molding Cycle.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Containers, Food Container, Thin-Walled Containers, Thin-Walled Container, Thin-Wall Containers, Thin-Wall Container, Thinwall Containers, Thinwall Container.
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
Processing - Mold Shrink (English)
Processing - Polyolefin Injection Molding Guide (English)
Processing - Start-Up Guide (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Melt Temperature: 440°F, Injection Pressure: 1.00E+3 psi
30.0625 in
4Type I, 2.0 in/min
5Type IV, 2.0 in/min
60.49 in/min
72.0 in/min
 
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