Braskem America D180A2

Braskem D180A2 polypropylene homopolymer (HPP) offers excellent melt stability. Applications include BCF multi-filaments, high tenacity continuous filament yarn, and fine denier staple fibers.

Polymer Name: Polypropylene Homopolymer (HPP)

Processing Methods: Fibers Extrusion, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 18.0 - 18.0 g/10 min

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  • Multipurpose, suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Excellent melt stability

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ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)9%ASTM D-638
Elongation Of Fibers (3.3 Draw Ratio 1250 M/Min Roll Speed 225°C Spin Temperature D1000/68)93%ASTM D-2256
Flexural Modulus (0.05 in/min, 1.3 mm/min, 1% secant)220,000psiASTM D-790A
Rockwell Hardness104RASTM D-785
Suggested Takeup Roll Speed6,562ft/min
Tenacity of Fibers (3.3 Draw Ratio 1250 M/Min Roll Speed 225°C Spin Temperature D1000/68)2.9g/denierASTM D-2256
Tensile Strength at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)5,100psiASTM D-638
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)0.7J/mASTM D-256
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)18g/10 minASTM D-1238

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