One of the long-term champions of the Dow portfolio, DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins can be used across nearly every flexible packaging application. Explore some of those applications below to learn more.
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins
Tried and true versatile polyethylene resins for diverse flexible packaging
Let’s talk a little bit about a product that stands the test of time…in more ways than one. Not only have we been producing DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins for decades, these economical, versatile, workhorse resins are strong performers.
Toughness and durability
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins offer uncommon durability with excellent puncture and tear resistance, as well as impact and abrasion resistance.
Trusted ultraviolet (UV) and water/moisture resistance, as well as performance across a wide temperature range are key benefits for DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins.
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins helps enable efficient line speeds for conversion and filling, as well as easy blendability.
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins offer excellent optics, consistent seal performance, and optimal holding force.
Flexible film applications
Food and Beverage Packaging
Do more with less, using DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins. The ability to downgauge, is matched with the functional performance required for food and beverage packaging.
Bags and Waste Liners
DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins allow for downgauging while retaining important toughness properties, such as puncture and tear resistance.
Achieve the holding force required to protect goods wrapped in collation shrink films, while improving sustainability performance through downgauging, incorporation of post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics, and more.
Whatever the type of flexible stretch wrap film– from hand to machine, from medium to high-stretch–DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins offer tailored high performance to help differentiate your stretch wrap.
Optimal holding force makes DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins an ideal material for agricultural film applications, such as bale silage, silage clamps, silo-bags, greenhouses and tunnels, and mulch films helping farmers lead the way to a more profitable and better future.
Heavy Duty Shipping Sacks (HDSS)
HDSS are designed for high product protection. Improve abuse resistance and weatherability with DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins.
Let’s explore together how these resins could work for your demanding applications.