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DOWLEX™ GM 8480F Polyethylene Resin

A high performance LLDPE for cast stretch delivering unprecedented balance of properties (m-LLDPE like) with recognized consistency and processability of DOWLEX™.

Uses:

  • Industrial & consumer packaging
  • Stretch film
  • Food & specialty packaging
  • Hygiene backsheet film

Benefits:

  • High processability
  • Higher stretchability for improved ultimate performance and less film per unit load
  • Higher holding force for improved load stability
  • Higher puncture and tear resistance to maintain load integrity

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Anti-block Yes No No
  • Cling Resins Yes No No
  • Dart Drop Impact (ASTM D1709A) in grams (lbs) Yes No 340 g
  • Density (ASTM D792) Yes No 0.917 g/cm3
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD (ASTM D1922) in grams (lbs) Yes No 210 g
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD (ASTM D1922) in grams (lbs) Yes No 360 g
  • Enhanced LLDPE Yes No No
  • Functionality Yes No Mechanical Performance, Optical Performance
  • Melt Index (g/10min @190°C/2.16 kg) (ASTM D1238) Yes No 3
  • Melting Point, DSC (Dow Method) in °C(°F) Yes No 121 (250)
  • Performance Yes No Conventional, High Peformance
  • Process Yes No Sheet / Cast Extrusion
  • Slip Yes No No

Known for its excellent balance of processability, mechanical performance and stretchability properties. It is a suitable cost-effective solution for a range of applications, including baby and adult incontinence diapers, feminine hygiene articles and artificial turf monofilament and fibrillated turf yarns.

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