Polyethylene (PE) Typical Properties Generic LLDPE

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

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
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Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
0.907 to 0.935
 
ASTM D792
73°F
0.900 to 0.963
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
0.916 to 0.939
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
--
0.916 to 0.937
g/cm³
ASTM D4883
Apparent Density
0.13 to 0.56
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
     
190°C/2.16 kg
0.10 to 4.0
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
190°C/2.16 kg
0.20 to 6.3
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Environmental Stress-Cracking Resistance (73°F)
0.317 to 1000
hr
ASTM D1693
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
     
73°F
32200 to 61500
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
25800 to 71600
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
1390 to 2990
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
1110 to 2690
psi
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
1010 to 4550
psi
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
1370 to 4740
psi
ISO 527-2
73°F
1200 to 5240
psi
ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation
     
Yield, 73°F
2.0 to 23
%
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
14 to 22
%
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
47 to 1000
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
290 to 940
%
ISO 527-2
Apparent Bending Modulus
37700 to 39300
psi
ASTM D747
Flexural Modulus
     
73°F
30400 to 112000
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
16000 to 94600
psi
ISO 178
Flexural Strength
    ASTM D790
73°F
1120 to 1890
psi
 
Yield, 73°F
25500 to 40800
psi
 
Coefficient of Friction
0.086 to 0.52
 
ASTM D1894
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
0.94 to 1.6
mil
 
Film Puncture Energy
39.3
in·lb
 
Film Puncture Force
1.93 to 20.0
lbf
 
Film Puncture Resistance
177
ft·lb/in³
 
Film Toughness
    ASTM D882
MD
2560
ft·lb/in³
 
TD
2720
ft·lb/in³
 
Secant Modulus
     
MD
15700 to 33400
psi
ASTM D882
TD
16800 to 39700
psi
ASTM D882
73°F
16300 to 39000
psi
ISO 527-3
Tensile Strength
     
MD : Yield
1160 to 1920
psi
ASTM D882
TD : Yield
1280 to 1930
psi
ASTM D882
Yield, 73°F
725 to 2430
psi
ISO 527-3
MD : Break
4350 to 8070
psi
ASTM D882
TD : Break
1930 to 6640
psi
ASTM D882
Break, 73°F
3480 to 7250
psi
ISO 527-3
73°F
3580 to 8490
psi
ISO 527-3
Tensile Elongation
     
MD : Yield
12 to 530
%
ASTM D882
TD : Yield
4.0 to 760
%
ASTM D882
MD : Break
350 to 910
%
ASTM D882
TD : Break
660 to 920
%
ASTM D882
Break, 73°F
500 to 920
%
ISO 527-3
Flexural Modulus
    ASTM D790
MD
26000
psi
 
TD
29000
psi
 
Dart Drop Impact
     
73°F
45 to 190
g
ASTM D1709
73°F
35 to 270
g
ISO 7765-1
Elmendorf Tear Strength
     
MD
0.0 to 490
g
ASTM D1922
TD
8.0 to 740
g
ASTM D1922
--
0.40 to 1.4
lbf
ISO 6383-2
Seal Initiation Temperature
211 to 266
°F
 
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tear Strength (73°F)
445 to 1060
lbf/in
ASTM D624
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Notched Izod Impact
     
73°F
4.5 to 10
ft·lb/in
ASTM D256
73°F
11 to 24
ft·lb/in²
ISO 180
Multi-Axial Instrumented Impact Energy (73°F)
11.1 to 46.5
ft·lb
ISO 6603-2
Tensile Impact Strength
     
73°F
27.0 to 814
ft·lb/in²
ASTM D1822
73°F
126
ft·lb/in²
ISO 8256
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness
     
73°F
47 to 62
 
ASTM D2240
73°F
49 to 62
 
ISO 868
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Deflection Temperature Under Load
    ASTM D648
66 psi, Unannealed
107 to 148
°F
 
264 psi, Unannealed
93.2 to 160
°F
 
Brittleness Temperature
     
--
-105 to -92.2
°F
ASTM D746
--
-94.7 to -94.0
°F
ISO 974
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
187 to 249
°F
ASTM D1525
--
199 to 243
°F
ISO 306
Melting Temperature
     
--
247 to 258
°F
 
--
247 to 260
°F
DSC
--
238 to 261
°F
ISO 11357-3
--
250 to 261
°F
ASTM D3418
--
246 to 260
°F
ISO 3146
Peak Crystallization Temperature (DSC)
     
--
217 to 261
°F
ASTM D3418
--
220 to 261
°F
ISO 3146
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity (73°F)
1.0E+5 to 1.7E+16
ohm·cm
ASTM D257
Dielectric Strength (73°F)
500 to 1400
V/mil
ASTM D149
Dielectric Constant (73°F)
2.10 to 2.55
 
ASTM D150
Dissipation Factor (73°F)
0.00010 to 0.0030
 
ASTM D150
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gardner Gloss
35 to 82
 
ASTM D523
Gloss
22 to 95
 
ASTM D2457
Transmittance
68.0 to 92.3
%
ASTM D1003
Clarity
26.9 to 95.3
 
ASTM D1746
Haze
0.40 to 21
%
ASTM D1003
Injection
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Rear Temperature
350 to 367
°F
 
Middle Temperature
355 to 378
°F
 
Front Temperature
363 to 402
°F
 
Nozzle Temperature
399 to 401
°F
 
Processing (Melt) Temp
356 to 545
°F
 
Mold Temperature
63.5 to 86.0
°F
 
Injection Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic LLDPE

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Hopper Temperature
333 to 370
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
318 to 394
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
352 to 397
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
336 to 482
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
351 to 502
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
354 to 457
°F
 
Adapter Temperature
445 to 540
°F
 
Melt Temperature
331 to 531
°F
 
Melt Temperature (Aim)
374
°F
 
Die Temperature
338 to 522
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic LLDPE

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