Braskem America HDB0358

Braskem HDB0358 is a bimodal high density polyethylene copolymer grade. Offers an outstanding balance between stiffness, impact strength, and Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (ESCR) ideal for a wide range of blow molding applications. This grade is particularly well suited to chemical and detergent packaging as the exceptional ESCR can allow for significant bottle weight reduction.

Polymer Name: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Extrusion, Pipe Extrusion, Sheet Extrusion

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Blow molding of packages up to 25 L for chemical and household products.


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%)1480MPaASTM D-638
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (10% Igepal, Condition B)134hASTM D-1693
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance(100% Igepal, Condition B)min. 1000hASTM D-1693
Flexural Modulus (Secant 1%)1520MPaASTM D-790
Heat Deflection Temperature (0.455 Mpa)72°CASTM D-648
Izod Impact Strength (Test Temperature at 23°C)155J/mASTM D-256/A
Vicat Softening Point (10 N)127°CASTM D-1525
Strain at Yield5%ASTM D 638
Strain at Break690%ASTM D 638
Tensile Strength at Yield 30MPaASTM D 638
Tensile Strength at Break35MPaASTM D 638
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density0.958g/cm³ASTM D792
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)0.30g/10 minASTM D1238

1. Test specimens from compression molded plaque according to ASTM D4703.
2. Condi on B.
3. Test temperature at 23°C.

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