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NatureWorks® Ingeo™ 4043D General Purpose Film Grade Biopolymer
Categories: Polymer; Film; Renewable/Recycled Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polylactic Acid (PLA) Biopolymer

Material Notes: Ingeo 4043D can be converted into a biaxially oriented film with use temperatures up to 265ºF (130ºC). This film has excellent optics, good machinability and excellent twist and deadfold. These properties make 4043D film an ideal candidate for candy twist wrap and other packaging applications. Additional properties include advantageous barrier to flavor and grease and superior oil resistance.

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Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D1505
  • Moisture Vapor Transmission, ASTM F1249
  • Oxygen Transmission, ASTM D3985
  • Carbon Dioxide Transmission, NatureWorks test
  • Viscosity Measurement, Relative viscosity; 1.0 g/dl chloroform
  • Melt Flow
  • Film Elongation at Break, MD, ASTM D882
  • Film Elongation at Break, TD, ASTM D882
  • Secant Modulus, MD, ASTM D882
  • Secant Modulus, TD, ASTM D882
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD, ASTM D1922
  • Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD, ASTM D1922
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, MD, ASTM D882
  • Film Tensile Strength at Break, TD, ASTM D882
  • Melting Point, ASTM D3418
  • Maximum Service Temperature, Air
  • Haze, ASTM D1003
  • Gloss, ASTM D1003, 20°
  • Feed Temperature
  • Adapter Temperature
  • Die Temperature
  • Melt Temperature
  • Screw Speed
  
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NatureWorks LLC

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