Braskem Inspire® 114 EU polypropylene impact copolymer is a propylene based resin very suitable for extrusion applications including blown films, sheets, profiles, pipes and blow molded containers. Inspire® 114 EU Performance Polymer has an excellent balance of high stiffness and impact resistance, even at low temperatures. Inspire® 114 EU Performance Polymer combines outstanding mechanical proper es with superior processability due to its high melt strength delivering improved sag properties compared to conventional polypropylenes.

Polymer Name: Polypropylene Impact Copolymer (ICP)

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Compounding, Extrusion, Film Extrusion, Stretch Films Extrusion, Thermoforming

Melt Flow Index: 0.5 - 0.5 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Improved stiffness
  • Puncture strength, and toughness over polyethylene films
  • High melt strength
  • High toughness
  • Excellent processability
  • High impact
  • High heat resistance
  • Designed for large part thermoforming

Applications & Uses

Automotive and Compounding Applications
  • Conversion processes include large part thermoforming and foaming for end use applications such as automobile headliners, bedliners, tonneau covers and truck parts.
  • Sag resistance
  • Broader processing window
  • Reduced die drool
  • Designed to be used in low and high density foam

Properties

Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flexural Modulus1500MPaISO 178
Density0.900g/cm³ISO 1183‐1
Tensile Strength at Yield28.5MPaISO 527‐1
Tensile Elongation at Yield9%ISO 527‐1
Notched Charpy Impact Strength (at 23°C)65kJ/m²ISO 179
Notched Charpy Impact Strength (at 0°C)25kJ/m²ISO 179
Notched Charpy Impact Strength (at ‐20°C)4.5kJ/m²ISO 179
Heat Deflection Temperature (Load at 0.455MPa)95°CISO 75‐1/75‐2
Vicat Softening Temperature (at 10N)155°CISO 306
OIT (at 200°C)min. 25minISO 11357‐6
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (at 230°C, 2.16 kg)0.5g/10 minISO 1133
Notes

a) Injection molded specimen according to ISO 294.

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Storage & Handling

Storage Conditions

Recommended storage is a cool, dry place protected from direct sunlight. High temperatures and high atmospheric humidity during storage may have an impact on product performance.