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SABIC® Vestolen A 5017 Data Sheet

High Density Polyethylene

Supplied by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)

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Product Description
SABIC® Vestolen A 5017 is a High Density Polyethylene product. It can be processed by injection molding and is available in Europe. Applications of SABIC® Vestolen A 5017 include containers, food contact applications and caps/lids/closures.

Characteristics include:
  • Good Processability
  • Good Toughness
  • High ESCR (Stress Crack Resistant)
  • High Purity
  • Warp Resistant
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Discontinued
Availability 
  • Europe
Features 
  • Good Processability
  • Good Toughness
  • High ESCR (Stress Crack Resist.)
  • High Purity
  • Low Warpage
  • Narrow Molecular Weight Distribution
Uses 
  • Caps
  • Closures
  • Pails
Agency Ratings 
 
Appearance 
  • Natural Color
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
    ISO 1133
190°C/2.16 kg
g/10 min
 
190°C/5.0 kg
g/10 min
 
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (0.0787 in, Compression Molded)
psi
ISO 527-2/1BA/1
Tensile Stress
    ISO 527-2/1BA/50
Yield, 0.0787 in, Compression Molded
psi
 
Break, 0.0787 in, Compression Molded
psi
 
Tensile Strain (Break, 0.0787 in, Compression Molded)
%
ISO 527-2/1BA/50
Tensile Creep Modulus
    ISO 899-1
1 hr
psi
 
1000 hr
psi
 
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact Strength
    ISO 180/1A
-22°F
ft·lb/in²
 
73°F
ft·lb/in²
 
Tensile Impact Strength
ft·lb/in²
ISO 8256/1B
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Shore Hardness (Shore D, 15 sec, Compression Molded)
 
ISO 868
Ball Indentation Hardness (H 132/30)
psi
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature
     
66 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/B
264 psi, Unannealed
°F
ISO 75-2/A
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
°F
ISO 306/A50
--
°F
ISO 306/B50
Additional Information
Strain at Break, ISO 527, Compression Molded, Type 1BA, 50mm/min, 2mm: >500%
ESCR, SABIC Method, Determined in Rhodacal-DS10 at 60°C, 2 N/mm², thickness 3mm: 40hr
Tensile Impact Elongation at Break, ISO 8256, Type 1, Method B: 1.6%
Tensile Impact Maximum Tension, ISO 8256, Type 1, Method B: 34 MPa
Melting Point, DIN 53765, Tmelt(top) at 5°C/min: 131°C
Enthalpy Change, DIN 53765: 206J/g
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: High Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance, High ESCR, Stress Cracking Resistant, Narrow Molecular Weight Distribution, Narrow MW Distribution, Good Processability, Easy Processing, Low Warpage, Low Warp, Good Toughness, Tough, High Purity.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Closure Caps, Caps, Cap.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 2 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): FDA (1), EEC (1).
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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