Braskem America LDF0085

Braskem America LDF0085 is a low density polyethylene (LDPE) in pellet form, designed for blown film extrusion. It excels in providing good optical properties and optimal processability. This resin yields films with very low gel content, ensuring excellent appearance. Ideal for personal care applications, specifically for baby diapers' back sheet and shrink films. TSCA exempted in the USA.

Polymer Name: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Processing Methods: Blown Film Extrusion, Extrusion, Film Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 0.8 - 0.8 g/10 min

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Break, MD)27MPaASTM D 882
Tensile Strength (at Break, TD)20MPaASTM D 882
Strain (at Break, MD)285%ASTM D 882
Strain (at Break, TD)590%ASTM D 882
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%, MD)178MPaASTM D 882
Elasticity Modulus (Secant 1%, TD)180MPaASTM D 882
Elmendorf Tear Strength (TD)250gFASTM D 1922
Dart Drop Impact Strength160gFASTM D 1709/A
Haze8%ASTM D 1003
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)0.8g/10 minASTM D 1238
Density0.923g/cm³ASTM D 792
Note

Film properties were tested with a monolayer 50 μm thickness blown film, blow-up ratio: 2.8, die gap: 1.8 mm. The optimum processing conditions will vary according to the type of equipment used and cannot be considered a performance guarantee.

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