HDPE B5845

Resin Properties (1)

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Property Method Unit Typical Value
Melt Flow Index D1238 g/10 min -
190°C/2.16 kg - - 0.45
Density D792 g/cm³ 0.958
Melting Temperature D3417 °F 272

Mechanical Properties (1) (2)

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Property Method Unit Typical Value
Tensile Strength at Yield D638 psi 4,500
Elongation at Break D638 200
Flexural Modulus
at 2% strain
D790 psi  135,000
Flexural Modulus
at 1% strain
D790 psi  165,000
ESCR (3)  D1693, B hrs -
100% Igepal - - > 800
10% Igepal - - > 300

⁽¹⁾ Data developed under laboratory conditions and are not to be used as specification, maxima or minima.
⁽²⁾ The data listed was determined on compression-molded specimens and may, therefore, vary from specimens taken from molded articles.
⁽³⁾ Environmental Stress Crack Resistance (ESCR).

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  • Excellent ESCR⁽³⁾
  • High stiffness
  • Lightweighting potential


  • Bleach and detergent containers
  • Industrial chemicals containers
  • Industrial parts
  • Food packaging

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