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Total Xsene® BM 593 HDPE, blow molding
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); High Density (HDPE); High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Blow Molding Grade

Material Notes: FINATHENE® BM 593 is a new generation of bimodal high density polyethylene based on hexene (C6) as co-monomer and is produced by the ATOFINA Double Loop Technology™.

FINATHENE® BM 593 has been especially designed for the manufacture of blow molded bottles for aggressive liquids (up to 5 liters). Typical applications are bottles for the packaging of liquid detergents and personal care products.

FINATHENE® BM 593 has a broad (bimodal) molecular weight distribution that ensures easy processing, high machine output and bottles with a good surface finish. Due to the combination of hexene (C6) co-monomer and a bimodal molecular weight distribution, FINATHENE® BM 593 offers an excellent balance between stiffness and environmental stress crack resistance. This ensures a high security of stacking during transit and storage of bottles.

FINATHENE® BM 593 is best processed at temperatures between 180 and 220°C.

Information provided by Total Petrochemicals.

Total Petrochemicals acquired former Fina and Atofina plastics product lines.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ISO 1183
  • Environmental Stress Crack Resistance, ASTM D1693-70
  • Melt Flow, ISO 1133
  • High Load Melt Index, ISO 1133
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ISO 527
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ISO 527
  • Elongation at Break, ISO 527
  • Elongation at Yield, ISO 527
  • Flexural Modulus, ISO 178
  
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Total Atofina

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Plastic

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