Braskem America KN-501

Braskem KN-501 is a polypropylene impact copolymer (ICP) with excellent color and processing stability, excellent long term heat aging properties, and wet/dry environment resistance.

Polymer NamePolypropylene Impact Copolymer (ICP)

Processing MethodsCompounding, Film Extrusion, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index8.0 - 8.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Plastics & Elastomers Functions

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Designed for superior balance of stiffness and impact strength
  • Excellent processability
  • Excellent color and process stability
  • Excellent long term heat aging properties
  • wet/dry environment resistance

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)6%ASTM D-638
Flexural Modulus (0.05 in/min, 1.3 mm/min, 1% secant)170,000psiASTM D-790A
Gardner Impact Strength (at -29°C)21in-lbsASTM D-5420G
Tensile Strength at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)3,700psiASTM D-638
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)2.5ft-lbs/inASTM D-256A
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)8g/10 minASTM D-1238