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Westlake Plastics Ethylux® Low Density Polyethylene
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); Low Density (LDPE)

Material Notes: Ethylux® LDPE is a soft, flexible, lightweight plastic material, noted for its low temperature flexibility, toughness, and corrosion resistance. The polymer also has a wide range of appeal for food processing and packaging markets. Ethylux® LDPE has good chemical and impact resistance and is easy to fabricate and form. It is a highly flexible product and is used widely in orthotics and prosthetic, or where mobility without stress fatigue is desired. Ethylux® LDPE is also frequently used in consumer packaging, bags, bottles, and liners.

Industry: Chemical Process; Engineering

Colors Available: Natural

Attributes: Impact Resistance; Chemical Resistance; Food Contact

Shapes: Compression Sheet

Information provided by Westlake Plastics Co.

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Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D570
  • Hardness, Shore D, ASTM D2240
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Dielectric Constant, ASTM D1502
  • Dielectric Strength, ASTM D149
  • Dissipation Factor, ASTM D150
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Brittleness Temperature, ASTM D746
  • Flammability, UL94
  
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