Polyethylene (PE) Typical Properties Generic HDPE, MMW

Product Description
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic HDPE, MMW

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
0.946 to 0.964
 
ASTM D792
--
0.953 to 0.960
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (190°C/2.16 kg)
0.10 to 1.0
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Secant Modulus
    ASTM D882
MD
100000 to 136000
psi
 
TD
102000 to 185000
psi
 
Tensile Strength
    ASTM D882
MD : Yield
3360 to 4550
psi
 
TD : Yield
3540 to 4390
psi
 
MD : Break
7500 to 7950
psi
 
TD : Break
2600 to 3480
psi
 
Tensile Elongation
    ASTM D882
MD : Break
590 to 870
%
 
TD : Break
10 to 980
%
 
Dart Drop Impact (73°F)
50 to 55
g
ASTM D1709
Elmendorf Tear Strength
    ASTM D1922
MD
14 to 35
g
 
TD
360 to 1200
g
 
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Melt Temperature
389 to 401
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic HDPE, MMW

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.