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ELITE™ 5401 G Enhanced Polyethylene Resin

Linear low density polyethylene designed for high performance blown films for very good mechanics in combination with processability and very good sealability.

Uses:

  • Food and beverage packaging
  • Medical packaging
  • Home and personal care packaging

Benefits:

  • Good hermeticity for OPET, OPP Laminates at Improved Line Speeds
  • Package integrity at industry relevant line speeds
  • Low Film Blocking at High Output Rates
  • Excellent Hot Tack Strength & Seal Through Corona
  • High Impact & Tear Resistance
  • Good Flex Crack Resistance

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • 2% Secant Modulus, MD (ASTM D882) in MPa (psi) Yes No 159 (23000)
  • 2% Secant Modulus, TD (ASTM D882) in MPa (psi) Yes No 165 (24000)
  • Anti-block Yes No Yes
  • Dart Drop Impact (ASTM D1709A) in grams (lbs) Yes No 450 g
  • Density (ASTM D792) Yes No 0.918 g/cm3
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD (ASTM D1922) in grams (lbs) Yes No 250 g
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD (ASTM D1922) in grams (lbs) Yes No 550 g
  • Enhanced LLDPE Yes No Yes
  • Functionality Yes No Mechanical Performance, Sealant (non-peelable)
  • Gloss (45 degree) Yes No 33 %
  • Haze (ASTM D1003) Yes No 22 %
  • Melt Index (g/10min @190°C/2.16 kg) (ASTM D1238) Yes No 1
  • Melting Point, DSC (Dow Method) in °C(°F) Yes No 123 (253)
  • Process Yes No Blown Film Extrusion
  • Slip Yes No Yes
  • Vicat Softening Point in °C(°F) Yes No 100 (212)

ELITE™ 5401G Enhanced Polyethylene Resin is a copolymer produced via INSITE™ Technology from Dow. It offers a unique combination of low seal initiation, moderate stiffness and low blocking for excellent performance on automated packaging equipment. It offers as well very good impact resistance and tear properties.

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