SBC818 is a low-density polyethylene specially formulated for coating processes. This grade exhibits excellent optical properties, minimal neck-in during processing, film stability, and strong adhesion on porous substrates. It does not contain any additives. Moreover, it has a minimum carbon biobased content of 95%, as determined by ASTM D6866.

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Polymer Name: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Processing Methods: Extrusion, Extrusion Coating, Film Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 8.3 - 8.3 g/10 min

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Typical Cured Resin Casting Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elmendorf Tear Strength (MD) ¹ Not DeterminedgFASTM D1922
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C14 Contentmin. 95%ASTM D 6866
Blown Film Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Break, MD) ¹25MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength (at Break, TD) ¹20MPaASTM D882
Elongation (at Break, MD) ¹380%ASTM D882
Elongation (at Break, TD) ¹870%ASTM D882
Dart Drop Impact Strength ¹70g/F50ASTM D1709
Elmendorf Tear Strength (TD) ¹56gFASTM D1922
Haze ¹8%ASTM D1003
Gloss (Angle 60°) ¹76%ASTM D2457
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)8.3g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.918g/cm³ASTM D1505
  • 1 LDPE: 25 μm thick film, obtained from a 75 mm extruder, with blow up ratio of 2:1, die gap 1 mm and Die rate 1,75 kg/ (MD = Machine Direction and TD = Transversal Direction).
  • 2 ND: Not Determined.
  • 3 25 μm thick film, temperature: 38° C, 100% RH.

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