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Borstar® FB2230 Datasheet

Linear Low Density Polyethylene

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Product Description
Borstar FB2230 is a high molecular weight linear low density polyethylene film grade combining good and flexible extrusion behaviour, excellent draw down and superior mechanical properties

For films made of Borstar FB2230 , the high toughness remains in cold conditions.

CAS-No.: 25087-34-7

Applications
Borstar FB2230 has been developed especially for applications like:

  • Agricultural films
  • Heavy-duty sack
  • Food packaging
  • Lamination films
  • Frozen food packaging
  • General packaging film

Additives
Borstar FB2230 contains antioxidant.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Additive 
  • Antioxidant
Features 
  • Antioxidant
  • Good Drawdown
  • High Molecular Weight
  • High Toughness
  • Low Temperature Toughness
  • Recyclable Material
Uses 
  • Agricultural Applications
  • Film
  • Food Packaging
  • Heavy-duty Bags
  • Laminates
  • Packaging
Processing Method 
  • Extrusion
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
    ISO 1133
190°C/2.16 kg
g/10 min
 
190°C/21.6 kg
g/10 min
 
190°C/5.0 kg
g/10 min
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Coefficient of Friction (Dynamic, Blown Film)
 
ISO 8295
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
    ISO 527-3
MD : 1.6 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
TD : 1.6 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ISO 527-3
MD : 1.6 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
TD : 1.6 mil, Blown Film
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ISO 527-3
MD : Break, 1.6 mil, Blown Film
%
 
TD : Break, 1.6 mil, Blown Film
%
 
Dart Drop Impact (1.6 mil, Blown Film)
g
ISO 7765-1
Elmendorf Tear Strength 2
    ISO 6383-2
MD : 1.6 mil
lbf/in
 
TD : 1.6 mil
lbf/in
 
Instrumented Puncture Test - Total Penetration Energy  2 (1.6 mil)
ft·lb/in
ISO 7765-2
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Melting Temperature
°F
ISO 11357-3
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gloss (1.57 mil, Blown Film)
 
ASTM D2457
Haze (1.57 mil, Blown Film)
%
ASTM D1003
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Drawdown, Good draw down, High Molecular Weight, High MW, Low Temperature Toughness, High Toughness.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Packaging, Heavy-duty Bags, Heavy Duty Bags.
Available Documents
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Melt Temperature
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
BUR: 3:1
FLH: 2 to 4 DD
Die Gap: 1 to 1.5 mm
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Blown Film
 
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