G-3938 (LLDPE)

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G-3938 (LLDPE)
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Description

GREENETHENE G-3938 is a Low Density Linear Polyethylene Resin (LLDPE) in powder form, additivated with antioxidants and UV stabilizers. It is suitable for Rotational Molding applications. Items produced by GREENETHENE G-3938 have a very good balance between mechanical properties and ESCR resistance. G-3938 produced in: natural, black also upon request in terracotta, fire red, yellow & blue. GREENETHENE G-3938 meets the requirement stipulated in standard IS:10141:2001 on “Specification for Polyethylene for safe use in contact with foodstuff, pharmaceuticals & Drinking Water”. It also conforms to IS 12701:1996 –“Specification For Rotational Moulded Polyethylene Water Storage Tanks.”.

This material data has been provided by GreenAge Industries.

All metrics apply to room temperature unless otherwise stated. SI units used unless otherwise stated.
Equivalent standards are similar to one or more standards provided by the supplier. Some equivalent standards may be stricter whereas others may be outside the bounds of the original standard.

Ashby charts

Properties

General

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Density

23.0 °C

0.94 g/cm³

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ASTM D1505

Mechanical

PropertyTemperatureValueComment

Elongation

23.0 °C

110 - 350 %

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ASTM D638

Flexural modulus

23.0 °C

0.23 - 0.88 GPa

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ASTM D790

Hardness, Shore D

23.0 °C

58 [-]

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ASTM D2240

Impact strength, Izod notched, ASTM

23.0 °C

220 J/m

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ASTM D256

Tensile strength

23.0 °C

11.75 MPa

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ASTM D638

Yield strength

23.0 °C

20.5 - 21 MPa

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ASTM D638

Thermal

PropertyValueComment

Vicat softening temperature

118 °C

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ASTM D1525

Rheological Properties

PropertyValueComment

Melt mass-flow rate

3.8 g/10min

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ASTM D1238, 190°C/2.16kg

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Due to its combination of mechanical properties, ESCR resistance and fluidity, GREENETHENE G-3938 is suggested for the production of wide variety of tank applications for the storage of water, chemicals & Oils. GREENETHENE G-3938 can also be used for off-shore flotation buoys and road crash barriers.

Certifications

List of Constituents of Polyethylene in Contact with Foodstuffs, Pharmaceuticals and Drinking Water: IS 10141:2001, IS 12701:1996

Color

Natural, black, terracotta, fire red, yellow and blue.

Processing methods

Compression molded & rotomolded