Braskem America HDB8550

Braskem HDB8550 is a natural high density polyethylene copolymer (HDPE) designed for blow molding applications with excellent impact strength and high environmental stress cracking resistance (ESCR).

Polymer Name: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Extrusion Blow Molding (EBM)

Melt Flow Index: 8.5 - 8.5 g/10 min

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%)1150MPaASTM 638
Strain at Yield6%ASTM D-638
Strain at Break545%ASTM D-638
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (10% Igepal)min. 1000hASTM 1693
Flexural Modulus (Secant 1%)1220MPaASTM 790
Izod Impact Strength325J/mASTM 256/A
Oxidative Induction Time (OIT)120minASTM 3895
Tensile Strength at Break40MPaASTM 638
Tensile Strength at Yield25MPaASTM 638
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (100% Igepal)min. 1000hASTM D 1693
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (190°C/2.16kg)8.5g/10 minASTM1238

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