HDPE Copolymer Resin

HDPE Copolymer Resin Properties & Uses

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Material HDPE Copolymer
Chemical Name  High Density Polyethylene Copolymer
 Structure Crystaline
Opacity Translucent to Opaque
Strength Tough, Waxy
Specific Gravity 0.94-0.97
Shrinkage 1.0 to 2.0%
Melting Point 239° F
 Deflection Temperature 185° F
Service Temperature 183.2° F

Applications

When it comes to plastic injection molding with HDPE Copolymer resin, some ideal applications are:

  • Seals
  • Closures
  • Containers
  • Storage
  • Household Goods
Advantages
  • Highly Inert
  • Non-Reactive
  • Fire Resistant
  • Chemical Resistant
Disadvantages
  • High Thermal Expansion
  • Susceptible to Stress Cracking
  • Difficult to Bond
  • Poor Temperature Capability
  • Low Strength

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