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Alathon® ETP H4557X02 Data Sheet

High Density Polyethylene

Supplied by LyondellBasell Industries

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Product Description
ALATHON H4557X02 is a high-flow freezer grade resin that exhibits enhanced cold temperature impact performance, enhanced processability and thermal stability, with good color and organoleptic properties. Typical applications are rigid food containers such as four, five, and six-quart ice cream containers that are produced at high speeds in fast cycling multi-cavity stack molds.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Features 
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Organoleptic Properties
  • Good Processability
  • Good Thermal Stability
  • High Flow
  • Low Temperature Impact Resistance
Uses 
  • Food Containers
  • Molds/Dies/Tools
  • Thin-walled Containers
Agency Ratings 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Spiral Flow 2, 3
in
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus 4
    ASTM D638
1% Secant
psi
 
2% Secant
psi
 
Tensile Strength 5 (Break)
psi
ASTM D638
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness (Shore D)
 
ASTM D2240
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load 6 (66 psi, Unannealed)
°F
ASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature
°F
ASTM D1525
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, High Flow, High Melt, High MFI, Low Temperatuer Impact Resistance, Low Temp Impact Resistance, Good Organoleptic Properties, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Good Thermal Stability.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Containers, Food Container, Thin-Walled Containers, Thin-Walled Container, Thin-Wall Containers, Thin-Wall Container, Thinwall Containers, Thinwall Container, Molds/Dies/Tools, Molds, Dies, tools.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 1 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1).
Available Documents
Processing - Mold Shrink (English)
Processing - Polyolefin Injection Molding Guide (English)
Processing - Start-Up Guide (English)
Technical Datasheet (English)
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Melt Temperature: 440°F, Injection Pressure: 1.00E+3 psi
30.0625 in
4Crosshead Speed - .5" min
5Crosshead Speed - 2" min
6Data are for control and development work and not intended for use in design or predicting performance at
elevated temperatures.
 
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