SGF4960 is a homopolymer high-density polyethylene designed for the blow-molding segment. This product offers a winning combination of high density, stiffness, and exceptional impact resistance, making it ideal for various applications. With a minimum biobased carbon content of 96% (ASTM D6866), it demonstrates Braskem's commitment to sustainability. SGF4960's versatile properties make it well-suited for use in sports and recreation equipment, food and beverage packaging, and toys, among others. Its low carbon content further adds to its appeal as an eco-friendly choice.

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Polymer Name: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Compound

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Compression Molding, Extrusion, Extrusion Blow Molding (EBM), Profile Extrusion, Tubing Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 28.0 - 28.0 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)0.34g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.962g/cm³ASTM D792
Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 21.6kg)28g/10 minASTM D 1238
Tensile Strength (at Yield) ᵃ30MPaASTM D 638
Tensile Strength (at Break) ᵃ30MPaASTM D 638
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) ᵇ1550MPaASTM D 790
Tensile Impact Strength (at 23°C)90kJ/m²ISO 8256
Deflection Temperature Under Load (at 0.455 MPa) ᵇ70°CASTM D 648
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10 N) ᵇ132°CASTM D 1525

Typical properties correspond to average values obtained in our laboratories. Test specimens prepared from compression molded sheet made according to ASTM D 4703. Thickness of test piece: a) 2 mm; b) 3 mm.

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