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Westlake LDPE EC808AA Data Sheet

Low Density Polyethylene

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Product Description
WESTLAKE low-density polyethylene EC808 is a general-purpose formulation used for injection molding, general-purpose extrusion coating and laminating. It can be drawn down to low coating weights, is processable at high speeds, has a good moisture barrier, and is heat-sealable at low temperatures.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • North America
 
Features 
  • Kosher Approved
  • Low Temperature Heat Sealability
 
Uses 
  • Food Packaging
  • Laminates
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toys
 
Agency Ratings 
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Coating
  • Extrusion Coating
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ASTM D4883
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength 2 (Break, 73°F)
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation 2 (Break, 73°F)
%
ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus - 2% Secant  3 (73°F)
psi
ASTM D790
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Low Temperature Heat Sealability, Low Temperature Heat Seal.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Packaging.
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
Technical Datasheet (English)
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
°F
 
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
2Type IV, 20 in/min
30.50 in/min
 
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