Ethylene Ionomers

Alternative and trade names
Surlyn®
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Description

A copolymer of ethylene and methacrylic acid used as a coating and packaging material. The coating is known for increasing the toughness, aerodynamics, and durability of the surface.

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

0.91 - 0.97 g/cm³

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Mechanical

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Elongation

200.0 - 500.0 %

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Tensile strength

20.0 - 40.0 MPa

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at 200-500% strain

Thermal

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Melting point

80.0 - 100.0 °C

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Optical

PropertyValue

Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Property
Application areas

Food packaging, skin packaging, golfballs skins, skiboots

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, coating, thermoforming