Alathon® H5618 Datasheet

High Density Polyethylene

Supplied by LyondellBasell Industries

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Product Description
Alathon H5618 provides easy processing characteristics and exhibits excellent toughness properties and color as well as low odor and good processing stability. Typical applications include housewares, containers, caps and closures.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • North America
Features 
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Processability
  • Good Processing Stability
  • Good Toughness
  • Low Odor
Uses 
  • Caps
  • Closures
  • Containers
  • Household Goods
  • Packaging
  • Rigid Packaging
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density 2
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent (Bulk) Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Spiral Flow
in
Internal Method
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
    ASTM D638
--
psi
 
1% Secant
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
psi
 
Break, 73°F
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
%
 
Break, 73°F
%
 
Flexural Modulus
    ASTM D790
--
psi
 
1% Secant
psi
 
2% Secant
psi
 
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
Brittleness Temperature
°F
ASTM D746
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, Low Odor, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Good Toughness, Tough, Good Processing Stability, Good Process Stability.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Household Goods, Housewares, Closure Caps, Caps, Cap, Rigid Packaging.
Available Documents
Processing - Mold Shrink (English)
Processing - Polyolefin Injection Molding Guide (English)
Processing - Start-Up Guide (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
223°C
 
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