LLDPE Resin

LLDPE Resin Properties & Uses

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Material LLDPE
Chemical Name LLDPE; Linear Low Density Polyethylene
 Structure Amorphous
Opacity Opaque to Translucent
Strength Flexible; Stretchable
Specific Gravity 0.916
Shrinkage 3.0%
Melting Point 238° – 320° F
 Deflection Temperature 66 PSI (Unannealed) 107 – 185 F; 264 PSI (Unannealed) 93.2 – 160 F
Service Temperature 194°F – 230°F

Applications

LLDPE resin is commonly used in applications such as, plastic films, bags, stretch wrap, covers, lids, toys and cable insulation.

Advantages
  • Stretchable
  • Thin Sections Possible without Losing Strength
  • Recycleable
  • Does Not Strain Harden
Disadvantages
  • Shear Thickening
  • Difficult to mold with
  • Poor Flow

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