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LOW , HIGH & UHM   PolyEthylene Data Sheet

 

 


TYPICAL PROPERTIES of POLYETHYLENE

ASTM or UL test Property LDPE HDPE UHMW
PHYSICAL
D792 Density (lb/in)
(g/cm)
0.033
0.92
0.035
0.95
0.034
0.93
D570 Water Absorption, 24 hrs (%) <0.01 0 0
MECHANICAL
D638 Tensile Strength (psi) 1,800-2,200 4,600 3,100
D638 Tensile Modulus (psi) - - 125,000
D638 Tensile Elongation at Yield (%) 600 900 -
D790 Flexural Strength (psi) - - -
D790 Flexural Modulus (psi) - 200,000 125,000
D695 Compressive Strength (psi) - - 2,000
D695 Compressive Modulus (psi) - - -
D785 Hardness, Shore D D41-D50 D69 D62-D66
D256 IZOD Notched Impact (ft-lb/in) No Break 3 No Break
THERMAL
D696 Coefficient of Linear Thermal Expansion
(x 10-5 in./in./F)
3 6 11
D648 Heat Deflection Temp (F / C)
at 66 psi
at 264 psi

120 / 48
105 / 36

170 / 76
150 / 40

203 / 95
180 / 82

D3418

Approx. Melting Temperature (F / C) 230 / 110 260 / 125 280 / 138

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Max Operating Temp (F / C) 160 / 71 180 / 82 180 / 82
C177 Thermal Conductivity
(BTU-in/ft-hr-F)
(x 10-4 cal/cm-sec-C)

-
-

-
-

2.92
10.06
UL94 Flammability Rating n.r. n.r. H-B
ELECTRICAL
D149 Dielectric Strength (V/mil) short time, 1/8" thick 460-700 450-500 900
D150 Dielectric Constant at 1 kHz 2.25-2.30 2.30-2.35 2.30-2.35
D150 Dissipation Factor at 1 kHz 0.0002 0.0002 0.0002
D257 Volume Resistivity (ohm-cm) at 50% RH 1015 1015 1018
D495 Arc Resistance (sec) 135-160 200-250 250-350

 

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