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.

For more information regarding REACH, please visit Braskem's REACH site

Polymer Name: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

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

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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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