Braskem America EB853

Braskem EB853 low density polyethylene (LDPE) is produced under high pressure in a tubular reactor. Films obtained with this product show outstanding optical properties, good sealability, and low gel content.

Polymer Name: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Processing Methods: Cast Film Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 2.7 - 2.7 g/10 min

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Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density0.923g/cm³D 792
Melt Flow Rate (190°C/2.16 kg)2.7g/10 minD 1238
Typical Properties - Blown Film Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Dart Drop Impact Strength80g/F50D 1709
Elmendorf Tear Strength (MD/TD)580/210gFD 1922
Elongation at Break (MD/TD)350/1050%D 882
Gloss - Angle 60º75%D 2457
Haze7%D 1003
Secant Modulus (1%) (MD/TD)145/150MPaD 882
Tensile Strength at Break (MD/TD)25/20MPaD 882
Note

Blown Film Properties (a) 40 µm thickness film in a 75mm screw diameter extruder with blow up ratio of 2.2:1. (MD: Machine Direction; TD: Transversal Directon)