SPB208 is a low density polyethylene (LDPE) specially designed for injection molding applications. With excellent processability and low viscosity during processing, it is ideal for products that require flexibility. This grade is additives-free and boasts 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, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 22.0 - 22.0 g/10 min

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C14 Content95%ASTM D 6866
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)22g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.923g/cm³ASTM D1505
Typical Properties - Plaque Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Yield) ᵃ10MPaASTM D638
Tensile Strength (at Break) ᵃ8MPaASTM D638
Elongation (at Break) ᵃ139%ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) ᵇ250MPaASTM D790
Hardness ᶜ45-ASTM D2240
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10 N) ᵇ87°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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