General 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.

Properties

General

Density ρ

0.91 - 0.97 g/cm³ at 20 °C

Mechanical

Elongation A

200 - 500 % at 20 °C

Max allowed stress σmax

20 - 40 MPa at 20 °C

at 200-500% strain

Thermal

Melting point Tm

80 - 100 °C

Optical

Transparency

yes

Technological properties

Application areas

Food packaging, skin packaging, golfballs skins, skiboots

Fillers

Unfilled, no additives.

Processing methods

Injection molding, extrusion, coating, thermoforming

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.