LDPE Resin

LDPE Resin Properties & Uses

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Material LDPE
Chemical Name LDPE; Low Density Polyethylene
 Structure Low Crystalline
Opacity Transparent
Strength Flexible
Specific Gravity 0.92
Shrinkage 2.0% – 3.0%
Melting Point 213° – 243° F
 Deflection Temperature 102° – 203° F
Service Temperature 114.8° F

Applications

LDPE resin is commonly used when plastic injection molding laboratory equipment, containers & bottles. It is also commonly used for molding liners for tanks and ponds.

Advantages
  • Retains Toughness & Pliability Over a Wide Temperature Range
  • Highly Recyclable Material
Disadvantages
  • Density Drops Off Dramatically Above Room Temperature
  • Exposure to Light & Oxygen Results in Loss of Strength & Loss of Tear Resistance

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