Very Low Density Polyethylene (VLDPE)

Alternative and trade names
Attane™, Flexomer™, Clearflex®
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Description

It is used in blown film production, enabling faster output rates when running mono-layer, multi-layer, or thick films on existing lines. Finished films demonstrate excellent strength, toughness and flexibility suitable for a wide range of food and specialty packaging applications.

Properties

General

Density ρ

0.91 - 0.92 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elongation A

200 - 900 % at 20 °C

Max allowed stress σmax

4 - 8 MPa at 20 °C

Thermal

Melting point Tm

102 - 122 °C

Electrical

Electrical resistivity ρel

1.00E+15 Ω·m at 20 °C

Optical

Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Application areas

stretch films, frozen food bags, medical packaging

Processing methods

injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, casting

This material data has been provided by M-Base.

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.