Braskem America HDF1050

Braskem HDF1050 is a high molecular weight high density polyethylene copolymer (HDPE) with broad bimodal weight distribution developed for the blown film segment. Films made with this resin offer high stiffness, good heat sealing response and resistance to trait propagation.

Polymer Name: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Processing Methods: Blown Film Extrusion, Extrusion, Film Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 0.06 - 0.06 g/10 min, 0.3 - 0.3 g/10 min, 9.5 - 9.5 g/10 min

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Dart Drop Impact220gASTM D1709/A
Tensile Strength at Yield (TD)22MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Break (MD)60MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Break (TD)31MPaASTM D882
Strain at Yield (TD)6%ASTM D882
Strain at Break (MD)240%ASTM D882
Strain at Break (TD)380%ASTM D882
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%, MD)665MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Yield26MPaASTM D 638
Elas9city Modulus (Secant 1%, TD)609MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Break38MPaASTM D 638
ElmendorfTear Strength (TD)39gFASTM D1922
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%)1060MPaASTM D 638
ESCR (10% Igepal)min. 1000hASTM D 1693
Izod Impact Strength (at 23°C)384J/mASTM D 256/A
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density0.949g/cm³ASTM D-792
Melt Flow Rate (190°C/2.16Kg)0.06g/10ASTM D-1238
Melt Flow Rate (190°C/21.6Kg)9.5g/10 minASTM D-1238
Melt Flow Rate (190°C/5Kg)0.3g/10 minASTM D-1238

Film properties tested with a monolayer 12 µm thickness blown film, blow up ratio: 4.5, die gap: 1.2 mm. MD=Machine direction, TD= Transversal direction. The optimum processing conditions will vary according to the type of equipment used and cannot be considered as performance guarantee.

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