Polyethylene (PE) Typical Properties Generic XLPE

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

This information is provided for comparative purposes only.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
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  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Specific Gravity
     
--
0,907 to 0,976
 
ASTM D792
73°F
0,922 to 0,936
g/cm³
ISO 1183
--
0,918 to 0,957
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Apparent Density
0,47 to 1,26
g/cm³
ASTM D1895
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
     
190°C/2.16 kg
0,32 to 3,5
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
190°C/2.16 kg
0,93 to 2,2
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus (73°F)
870 to 99400
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strength
     
Yield, 73°F
2290 to 4500
psi
ASTM D638
Yield, 73°F
2170 to 3210
psi
ISO 527-2
Break, 73°F
1600 to 4500
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
2880 to 2900
psi
ASTM D638
73°F
1420 to 2060
psi
ISO 527-2
Tensile Elongation
     
Break, 73°F
340 to 520
%
ASTM D638
Break, 73°F
140 to 460
%
ISO 527-2
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Strength (Yield, 73°F)
1670 to 2400
psi
ASTM D412
Tensile Elongation (Break, 73°F)
160 to 300
%
ASTM D412
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Durometer Hardness
     
73°F
46 to 64
 
ASTM D2240
73°F
52 to 56
 
ISO 868
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Brittleness Temperature
-111 to -102
°F
ASTM D746
Vicat Softening Temperature
246 to 261
°F
ASTM D1525
Electrical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Volume Resistivity
     
73°F
1,0E+2 to 1,0E+16
ohm·cm
ASTM D257
73°F
10 to 1,1E+16
ohm·cm
IEC 60093
Dielectric Strength
     
73°F
510 to 1200
V/mil
ASTM D149
73°F
550 to 570
V/mil
IEC 60243-1
Dielectric Constant
     
73°F
2,30 to 3,70
 
ASTM D150
73°F
2,29 to 2,31
 
IEC 60250
Dissipation Factor
     
73°F
0,00030 to 0,010
 
ASTM D150
73°F
0,00030 to 0,00051
 
IEC 60250
Flammability
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Oxygen Index
29 to 36
%
ISO 4589-2
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Drying Temperature
104 to 140
°F
 
Drying Time
4,0 to 5,2
hr
 
Cylinder Zone 1 Temp.
262 to 347
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 2 Temp.
282 to 365
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 3 Temp.
291 to 378
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 4 Temp.
300 to 405
°F
 
Cylinder Zone 5 Temp.
343 to 410
°F
 
Melt Temperature
264 to 277
°F
 
Die Temperature
317 to 441
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
This data represents typical values that have been calculated from all products classified as: Generic XLPE

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