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General Industrial < 185°F | Polyethylene

TECAFINE LDPE (low density)

  • Broad chemical compatibility
  • Easy to machine
  • Good impact strength
  • Low moisture absorption
  Properties Condition Units Value
Physical Chemical Designation LDPE
Filler
Density g/cm3 0.92
Mechanical Tensile Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 1,420
Tensile Strength @ Yld @ 73 °F PSI
Tensile Strength @ Brk @ 73 °F PSI
Shear Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Elongation @ Yld @ 73 °F %
Elongation @ Brk @ 73 °F % 90
Flexural Modulus @ 73 °F PSI 34,000
Flexural Strength @ 73 °F PSI
Compressive Modulus @ 73 °F PSI
Compressive Strength @ 73 °F, 10% strain PSI 1,800
Izod (charpy) Impact Strength @ 73 °F ft-lbs/in
Rockwell Hardness @ 73 °F M (R) Scale
Coefficient of Friction Static
Coefficient of Friction Dynamic, 40 PSI, 50 FPM
Wear (K) Factor in3-min/ft-lbs-hr
Limiting PV psi-fpm
Thermal Vicat Softening Point °F 194
Melting Temperature °F
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 66 °F 108
Heat Deflection Temperature @ 264 °F
Service Temperature Intermittent °F
Service Temperature Long Term °F 122
Thermal Expantion (CLTE) in/in/°F
Specific Heat BTU/lb-°F
Thermal Conductivity BTU-in/hr-ft2-°F
Electrical Surface Resistivity ohms/square 1013
Volume Resistivity ohm-cm >1015
Dielectric Strength V/mil
Dielectric Contant @ 60 HZ, 73 °F, 50% RH
Dissipation Factor @ 60 Hz, 73 °F
Other Moisture Absorption @ 24 hrs, 73 °F %
Moisture absorption @ Saturation, 73 °F %
Flammability UL 94
Food Grade Y
Relative Cost $