Braskem America IP2418

Braskem America IP2418 is a Polyethylene-based material available in granule form. It exhibits good flexibility, mechanical properties, and processability. Its high melt flow makes it suitable for compression molding and injection molding methods. This versatile polymer is commonly used in various plastic & elastomer applications, including caps and plates.

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Polymer Name: Polyethylene (unspecified)

Processing Methods: Compression Molding, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 24.0 - 24.0 g/10 min

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Physical Form
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)24g/10 minASTM D 1238
Density0.919g/cm³ASTM D 792
Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Yield, 2mm Plaque Thickness)9MPaASTM D 638
Tensile Strength (at Break, 2mm Plaque Thickness)8MPaASTM D 638
Elongation (at Break, 2mm Plaque Thickness)160%ASTM D 638
Flexural Modulus (at 1% Secant, 3mm Plaque Thickness)300MPaASTM D 790
Shore D Hardness (at 6mm Plaque Thickness)49-ASTM D 2240
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10N, 3mm Plaque Thickness)82°CASTM D 1525
  • Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
    • Test specimens from compression-molded plaque according to ASTM D4703.

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