Braskem America TI4040WT

Braskem TI4040WT is a polypropylene impact copolymer (ICP) that provides superior drop impact at refrigeration temperature with very high flexural modulus, nucleated and good mold release.

Polymer NamePolypropylene Impact Copolymer (ICP)

Processing MethodsCompounding, Extrusion, Injection Molding, Thermoforming

Additives IncludedNucleating Agent

Melt Flow Index4.0 - 4.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Additives Included
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Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Superior drop impact at refrigeration temperature
  • Very high flexural modulus
  • Nucleated
  • Good mold release
Performance Characteristics
  • Increased melt strength resulting in more uniform wall thickness distribution
  • Opportunities for downgauging and part weight reduction
  • Improved impact properties
  • Outstanding stiffness, providing increased top load properties
  • Exceptional esthetics and color
  • Opportunities for intermaterial replacement

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
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Rigid Packaging Applications

Braskem thermoforming grades allow clients to utilize a single resin for a wide range of applications that require varying levels of stiffness, clarity, or impact, creating a simplified inventory approach.

  • Single grade inventory
  • Reduced storage complexity
  • Simple order processing
  • Blends well with other resins

Properties

Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)8%ASTM D-638
Flexural Modulus (0.05 in/min, 1.3 mm/min, 1% secant)1,413MPaASTM D-790A
Tensile Strength at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)30MPaASTM D-638
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)187J/mASTM D-256A
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)4g/10 minASTM D-1238