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Moplen EP548S Data Sheet

Polypropylene Impact Copolymer

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Product Description
Moplen 
EP548S
Moplen EP548S is a nucleated heterophasic copolymer with antistatic agent used for injection moulding applications.
It exhibits an outstanding balance of mechanical properties combined with a medium high fluidity.

Moplen EP548S is extensively used in housewares and in thin-walled containers for food packaging (e.g. margerine tubs, yoghurt pots, etc.).

Moplen EP548S is suitable for food contact.
Moplen 
EP548S
High Flow, High Crystalline Polypropylene Impact Copolymer Resin

Features:
  • Superior stiffness
  • Good impact resistance
  • Excellent antistatic property
  • Short cycle time

Applications:
  • Thin wall food packaging
  • High speed injection
  • Electrical appliances
  • Containers
Moplen 
EP548S
"Moplen" EP548S is a nucleated heterophasic copolymer, suitable for injection moulding applications, and contains an anti-static agent.

It exhibits an outstanding balance of mechanical properties combined with a medium high fluidity. "Moplen" EP548S is extensively used in housewares and in thin-walled containers
General Moplen 
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Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Asia Pacific
Additive 
  • Antistatic
  • Nucleating Agent
  • Antistatic
  • Antistatic
  • Nucleating Agent
Features 
  • Antistatic
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • High Flow
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Nucleated
  • Antistatic
  • Crystalline
  • Fast Molding Cycle
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Stiffness
  • High Flow
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Antistatic
  • High Flow
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Nucleated
Uses 
  • Food Containers
  • Food Packaging
  • Household Goods
  • Sporting Goods
  • Thin-walled Containers
  • Thin-walled Packaging
  • Toys
  • Appliances
  • Containers
  • Food Packaging
  • Thin-walled Packaging
  • Containers
  • Household Goods
  • Sporting Goods
  • Thin-walled Containers
  • Toys
RoHS Compliance 
--
--
Automotive Specifications 
--
Forms 
  • Pellets
--
--
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
  • Injection Molding
Physical Moplen 
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Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
         
--
--
--
 
ASTM D792B
--
--
--
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
--
--
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
         
230°C/2.16 kg
--
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
230°C/2.16 kg
--
--
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
--
--
in³/10min
ISO 1133
Mechanical Moplen 
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Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
--
--
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
         
Yield
--
--
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, Injection Molded
--
--
psi
ASTM D638
Yield
--
--
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
         
Yield
--
--
%
ASTM D638
Yield, Injection Molded
--
--
%
ASTM D638
Yield
--
--
%
ISO 527-2
Break
--
--
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
         
--
--
--
psi
ASTM D790A
Injection Molded
--
--
psi
ASTM D790
Impact Moplen 
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Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
        ISO 179/1eA
-4°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
32°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
        ISO 179/1eU
-4°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
32°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
--
--
ft·lb/in²
 
Notched Izod Impact
         
73°F
--
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256A
73°F, Injection Molded
--
--
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
Hardness Moplen 
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Unit
Test Method
Ball Indentation Hardness (H 358/30)
--
--
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal Moplen 
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Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
         
66 psi, Unannealed
--
--
°F
ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
--
--
°F
ISO 75-2/B
Ductile / Brittle Transition Temperature
--
--
°F
ISO 6603-2
Vicat Softening Temperature
         
--
--
--
°F
ISO 306/A50
--
--
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
Related Terminology
Moplen 
EP548S
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: LyondellBasell Industries, Lyondell, Basell, Bassell, Basell Polyolefins, Bassel
Features
Moplen 
EP548S
Features may also be described by the following terms: Impact Copolymer, High Flow, High Melt, High MFI.
Moplen 
EP548S
Features may also be described by the following terms: Impact Copolymer, Fast Cycle, Rapid Cycle, Productivity, Fast Molding Cycle, Good Impact Resistance, Good Stiffness, High Flow, High Melt, High MFI.
Moplen 
EP548S
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Flow, High Melt, High MFI, Impact Copolymer.
Uses
Moplen 
EP548S
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Thin-Walled Containers, Thin-Walled Container, Thin-Wall Containers, Thin-Wall Container, Thinwall Containers, Thinwall Container, Household Goods, Housewares, Food Packaging, Thin-walled Packaging, Thin-wall Packaging, Thinwall Packaging, Food Containers, Food Container.
Moplen 
EP548S
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Food Packaging, Thin-walled Packaging, Thin-wall Packaging, Thinwall Packaging.
Moplen 
EP548S
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Thin-Walled Containers, Thin-Walled Container, Thin-Wall Containers, Thin-Wall Container, Thinwall Containers, Thinwall Container, Household Goods, Housewares.
Automotive Specifications
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EP548S
This plastic material has approval for 2 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): OPEL (1), GM (1).
Moplen 
EP548S
This plastic material has approval for 1 automotive specifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of specifications for that agency): OPEL (1).
Available Documents
Moplen 
EP548S
Processing - Extrusion (English)
Processing - Injection Molding (English)
Processing - Mold Shrink (English)
Technical Datasheet - ISO (English)
Moplen 
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Technical Datasheet (English)
Moplen 
EP548S
Technical Datasheet (English)
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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