Polyethylene (PE) Typical Properties Generic PE Copolymer

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

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
0,869 to 0,965
 
ASTM D792
73°F
0,939 to 0,974
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
0,922 to 1,30
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
     
190°C/2.16 kg
0,97 to 25
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
190°C/2.16 kg
0,070 to 6,1
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
1430 to 4250
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
2870 to 3770
psi
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
933 to 5370
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strain
     
Yield, 73°F
8,9 to 11
%
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
200 to 1000
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
510 to 970
%
ISO 527-2
Flexural Modulus
     
73°F
12500 to 189000
psi
ASTM D790
73°F
2610 to 168000
psi
ISO 178
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength (73°F)
4,7 to 6,3
ft·lb/in²
ISO 179
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness
     
73°F
30 to 93
 
ASTM D2240
73°F
55 to 62
 
ISO 868
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
236 to 264
°F
ASTM D1525
--
253 to 257
°F
ISO 306
Melting Temperature (DSC)
186 to 226
°F
ISO 3146
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.