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.

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.

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Properties

General

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Density

0.905 - 0.915 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elongation

200.0 - 900.0 %

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Tensile strength

4.0 - 8.0 MPa

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Thermal

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Melting point

102.0 - 122.0 °C

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Electrical

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Electrical resistivity

1000000000000000 Ω·m

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Optical

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Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

stretch films, frozen food bags, medical packaging

Processing methods

injection molding, extrusion, blow molding, casting