Low Density Polyethylene

Low Density Polyethylene (COMPMA)

COMPMA is the softest and most flexible PE material. Some uses include food packaging, household goods, toys, recreation, and tubing. This compound is designed for applications requiring the following properties:

  • Good to Excellent Chemical Resistance
  • High Elongation
  • Excellent Impact Strength
  • Good inherent Lubricity
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    Typical Properties Nominal Value ASTM Test Method
    Specific Gravity 0.924 D-792
    Hardness (Shore D) 45 D-2240
    Environmental Stress-Cracking Resistance (Plaque molded and
    tested per ASTM D4976)
    2.0 hr D-1693
    Melt Mass-Flow Rate MFR(190°C/2.16kg) 2.0g/10 min D-1238
    Tensile Strength – Yield, psi 1300 D-638
    Tensile Elongation Break
    (Plaque molded and
    tested per ASTM D4976)
    600% D-638
    Flexural Modulus, 10⁵ psi-2% Secant (Plaque molded and
    tested per ASTM D4976)
    3.4 D-790
    DTUL @66 psi, °F – unannealed
    (Plaque molded and
    tested per ASTM D4976)
    101 D-648

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