UTEC® 7542F is an ultra high molecular weight polyethylene designed to achieve a unique particle size distribution. It is specifically developed for battery separator markets but is also applicable in various other applications requiring either a low percentage of "large" particles or a higher percentage of "fine" particles.

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Average Molecular Weight: 9500000.0 - 9500000.0 g/mol

Average Particle Size: 125.0 - 125.0 microns

Polymer Name: Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)

Chemical Family: Polyethylenes, Polyolefins

Applicable Processes: Paper Manufacturing

Synonyms: Ethene polymer, Ethylene polymer, Evanite Submicro

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Physical Form
Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Intrinsic Viscosity32dL/gASTM D4020
Average Molecular Weight9.5 x 10⁶g/molMargolies
Density0.925g/cm³ASTM D792
Bulk Density0.45g/cm³ASTM D1895
Average Particle Size (Dp50)125μmLaser Light Scatering
Particle Size (Dp10)max. 100μmLaser Light Scatering
Particle Size (Dp90)max. 250μmLaser Light Scatering
Particles (> 250 μm)max. 4%Laser Light Scatering
Particles (> 300 μm)max. 1%Laser Light Scatering
Melting Temperature133ºCASTM D3418
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength (at Yield)17MPaASTM D638, ISO 527
Tensile Strength (at Break)min. 30MPaASTM D638, ISO 527
Ultimate Elongationmin. 300%ASTM D638
Electrical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Volume Resistivitymin. 10¹⁴ohm-cmASTM D257
Surface Resistivitymin. 10¹²ohmASTM D257

Determined with double‐notched specimens (14º v‐notch on both sides) in accordance with ISO 11542‐2.

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