SGE7252NS is a bimodal high density polyethylene designed specifically for manufacturing caps and closures for carbonated soft drinks. This grade offers a well-balanced combination of chemical and mechanical resistance, along with good processability. It contains a minimum biobased content of 96%, as determined by ASTM D6866.

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Polymer Name: Bimodal HDPE

Processing Methods: Compression Molding, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 2.0 - 2.0 g/10 min

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C14 Contentmin. 96%ASTM D 6866
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)2g/10 minASTM D 1238
Density0.952g/cm³ASTM D 792
Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Yield) ᵃ27MPaASTM D 638
Tensile Strength (at Break) ᵃ36MPaASTM D 638
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) ᵇ1110MPaASTM D 790
Shore D Hardness ᶜ62-ASTM D 2240
Izod Impact Strength ᵇ65J/mASTM D 256
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (Notch 0.3 mm, 50°C, 10% Igepal CO630) ᵃ35h/F50ASTM D 1693
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (Notch 0.3 mm, 50°C, 100% Igepal CO630) ᵃ65h/F50ASTM D 1693
Deflection Temperature Under Load (at 0.455 MPa) ᵇ65°CASTM D 648
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10 N) ᵇ126°CASTM D 1525

Typical Properties - Plaque Properties:

  • Test specimens from compression molded plaque according to ASTM D4703. Plaque Thickness: a) 2mm. b) 3mm c) 6mm. NB = No break

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