SHC7260 is a high-density polyethylene tailored for injection molding, offering high hardness and stiffness, along with low warpage tendency. This grade's organoleptic properties make it ideal for water caps applications. Notably, it contains a minimum biobased carbon content of 94%, determined according to ASTM D6866.

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

Processing Methods: Compression Molding, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 7.2 - 7.2 g/10 min

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C14 Contentmin. 94%ASTM D 6866
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)7.2g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.959g/cm³ASTM D792
Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Yield) ᵃ29MPaASTM D638
Elongation (at Yield) ᵃ7.5%ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) ᵇ1365MPaASTM D2240
Hardness ᶜ63-ASTM D2240
Izod Impact Strength ᵇ35J/mASTM D256
Deflection Temperature Under Load (at 0.455 MPa) ᵇ74°CASTM D648
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10 N) ᵇ126°CASTM D1525

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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