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Rulon Bearings
Dow AFFINITY™ PL 1840G Polyolefin Plastomer (POP)
Categories: Polymer; Film; Thermoplastic; Polyolefin

Material Notes: AFFINITY™ PL 1840G is an ethylene alpha-olefin resin produced via INSITE™ Technologies. It is designed to provide blown film with low temperature sealability, good puncture resistance, optics and organoleptic properties.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Thickness
  • Melt Flow, ASTM D1238
  • Film Tensile Strength at Yield, MD, ASTM D882
  • Film Tensile Strength at Yield, TD, ASTM D882
  • Film Elongation at Break, MD, ASTM D882
  • Film Elongation at Break, TD, ASTM D882
  • Secant Modulus, MD, ASTM D882, 2% Secant
  • Secant Modulus, TD, ASTM D882, 2% Secant
  • Impact, Dow Method, [lbf]; Puncture Resistance Force
  • Impact, Dow Method, [ft-lbf/in3]; Puncture Resistance
  • Puncture Energy, Dow Method
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength MD, ASTM D1922, Modified rectangular test specimen
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength TD, ASTM D1922, Modified rectangular test specimen
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD, ASTM D1922
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD, ASTM D1922
  • Dart Drop Test, ASTM D1709, Method B
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, MD, ASTM D882
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, TD, ASTM D882
  • Heat Seal Strength Initiation Temperature, Dow Method, 2 lb/in heat seal strength; 0.5 sec dwell, 40 psi bar pressure, pull speed 10 (in./min.)
  • Melting Point, Dow Method (DSC)
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Haze, ASTM D1003
  • Gloss, ASTM D2457, 20°
  • Transmission, Visible, ASTM D1746, Clarity
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