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Rulon Bearings
Dow 959S Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); Linear Low Density (LLDPE)

Material Notes: DOW Polyethylene 959S is a medium molecular weight distribution homopolymer. This resin has good process-ability over a wide range of molding conditions. Typical applications include lids. It complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520 (c) 2.1.

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  • Density, ASTM D792
  • ESCR 100% IgepalĀ®, ASTM D1693, F50; Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Melt Index of Compound, ASTM D1238
  • Hardness, Shore D, ASTM D2240, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM D638, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D638, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790 B, Secant; Molded and tested per ASTM D4976
  • Tensile Impact Strength, ASTM D1822, Type S, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Melting Point, Dow Method (DSC)
  • Crystallization Temperature, Dow Method (DSC)
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Brittleness Temperature, ASTM D746, Molded and tested in accordance with ASTM D4976
  • FDA, See notes for details.
  
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