Polyethylene Fibres / Polyethylene Matrix Composite - Properties - Supplier Data by Goodfellow

Property data is provided for a Polyethylene Matrix reinforced with polyethylene fibres.

Key Properties

The key properties of Polyethylene Matrix are tabulated below.

Table 1. Key properties

Properties Polyethylene/Polyethylene Composite Sheet
Property Value
Density g.cm-3 0.96
Flexural modulus - Longitudinal GPa 9.1
Flexural strength - Longitudinal MPa 90
Tensile modulus - Longitudinal GPa 9.1
Tensile strength - Longitudinal MPa 300
Tensile strength - Transverse MPa 300
Volume fraction of fibres % >80

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