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Chevron Phillips Marlex® HHM 5502 BN High Density Ethylene Hexene-1 Copolymer
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); HDPE; High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Blow Molding Grade

Material Notes: High Density Ethylene Hexene-1 Copolymer

Customer Benefits: This resin allows the blow molder to reduce inventory of resin types, because it can be used to package a wide range of products. Has excellent stiffness and exceptional ESCR.

Applications: Bottles for pharmaceutical packaging, personal care products, bleach and detergents, industrial chemicals. Also for consumer goods and industrial parts.

Processing Recommendations:
Blow Molding Stock Temperature: Upper Limit: 204°C, Lower Limit: 171°C
Extrusion Melt Temperature: Upper Limit: 216°C, Lower Limit: 194°C
Thermoforming Surface Temperature: Upper Limit: 182°C, Lower Limit: 171°C

Specification Data: ASTM D4976 - PE 235. FDA Regulation 177.1520. Suitable for food packaging.

Sag Upper Limit: 23 cm, Lower Limit: 18 cm; 2 ft. X 4ft. X 125 mil thick blank heated to forming temperature.

Data provided by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP.

Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D1505
  • Environmental Stress Crack Resistance, Condition B, F50
  • ESCR 100% Igepal®, ASTM D1693, Condition A, F50 CO-630
  • ESCR, Bottle, F50
  • Melt Flow, Condition 190/2.16; ASTM D1238
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, 2 in per min; ASTM D638 Type IV
  • Elongation at Break, 2 in per min; ASTM D638 Type IV
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Brittleness Temperature, ASTM D746
  • Processing Temperature, Thermoforming Surface
  • Processing Temperature, Blow Molding
  • Processing Temperature, Extrusion
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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP; ChevronPhillips

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