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Dow Nucrel® 31001 Ethylene-Acrylic Acid Copolymer Resin for Blown and Cast Film
Categories: Polymer; Film; Thermoplastic; Ethylene Acrylic Acid

Material Notes: 9.5 wt% Acrylic Acid.

Nucrel® 31001 is an ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer resin available for use in blown and cast film extrusion and coextrusion equipment designed to process polyethylene resins.

Features/Benefits: Excellent adhesion to coextruded nylon for superior structure reliability and barrier integrity. High film strength for excellent structure reliability and product protection. Very good hot tack, sealability through contamination, and heat seal strength for strong, reliable heat seals.

Typical Applications: Meat, poultry, seafood, and cheese packaging. Medical/pharmaceutical packaging. Edible oil, motor oil, and other liquid product pouches. Coextrusions with nylon or in other film structures as a heat seal or tie layer.

Information provided by DuPont Packaging Polymers.

This former DuPont product line is now a Dow product line.

Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Melt Flow, ASTM D1238
  • Film Elongation at Break, MD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Film Elongation at Break, TD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Secant Modulus, MD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Secant Modulus, TD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Impact, ASTM D3420, J/mm Spencer Impact
  • Graves Tear Strength, ASTM D1004, TD
  • Graves Tear Strength, ASTM D1004, MD
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD, ASTM D1922, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD, ASTM D1922, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Dart Drop Test
  • Seal Strength, seal bar 140°C.
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, MD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, TD, ASTM D882, 50 µm (2 mil) film
  • Melting Point, Freezing Point via DSC/ASTM D3418
  • Melting Point, Upon Melting via DSC/ASTM D3418
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Haze, ASTM D1003
  • Gloss, 20°; ASTM D2457
  • Transmission, Visible, %Clarity
  • Nozzle Temperature, Typical Die Temp.
  • Melt Temperature
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Dow Chemical (former DuPont)

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