STS7006 is a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) specially developed for coextruded films and lamination. The resin offers an excellent combination of mechanical, optical, and stiffness properties. STS7006 boasts low gels content, ensuring the production of films with a superior appearance. This product is identified as PE 114 according to ASTM D-4976-04a standard specifications. Notably, it contains a minimum of 95% carbon biobased content, as determined by ASTM D6866.

Polymer Name: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Blown Film Extrusion, Cast Film Extrusion, Coextrusion, Extrusion, Film Extrusion

Additives Included: Anti-Blocking Agent, Slip Agent

Melt Flow Index: 0.6 - 0.6 g/10 min

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C14 Contentmin. 95%ASTM D 6866
Blown Film Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Break, MD)25MPaASTM D882
Tensile Strength (at Break, TD)20MPaASTM D882
Elongation (at Break, MD)280%ASTM D882
Elongation (at Break, TD)870%ASTM D882
Dart Drop Impact Strength140g/F50ASTM D1709
Elmendorf Tear Strength (MD)310gFASTM D1922
Elmendorf Tear Strength (TD)250gFASTM D1922
Haze12%ASTM D1003
Gloss (Angle 45°)60%ASTM D2457
Gloss (Angle 60°)80%ASTM D2457
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 190°C, 2.16kg)0.6g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.925g/cm³ASTM D1505
Note

Blown Film Properties:

  • 40 μm thickness film in a 50mm screw diameter extruder with blow up ratio of 2.2:1, die gap 1 mm. (MD: Machine Direction; TD: Transversal Direction)

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