Low Density Polyethylene - LDPE UV Stabilised

Significantly better UV resistance than unmodified LDPE.

Disadvantages

Slightly more expensive with reduced tensile strength and elongation at break compared with unmodified LDPE.

Typical Properties

Property

Value

Density (g/cm3)

0.92

Surface Hardness

SD48

Tensile Strength (MPa)

9

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.25

Notched Izod (kJ/m)

1.06+

Linear Expansion  (/°C x 10-5)

20

Elongation at Break (%)

300

Strain at Yield (%)

16

Max. Operating Temp. (°C)

50

Water Absorption (%)

0.01

Oxygen Index (%)

17

Flammability UL94

HB

Volume Resistivity (log ohm.cm)

15

Dielectric Strength (MV/m)

25

Dissipation Factor 1kHz

0.0008

Dielectric Constant  1kHz

2.5

HDT @ 0.45 MPa (°C)

50

HDT @ 1.80 MPa (°C)

35

Material. Drying  hrs @ (°C)

NA

Melting Temp. Range (°C)

220 - 260

Mould Shrinkage (%)

3

Mould Temp. Range (°C)

20 -  40

Applications

Agriculture / building components and sheeting film.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

For more information on this source, please visit Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd.

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