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Rulon Bearings
Dow 722 Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); Low Density (LDPE)

Material Notes: Polyethylene 722 is used in flexible packaging and paperboard coating applications such as liquid/juice, laminate tube, condiment pouches, dry foods packaging, snack foods packaging, moist foods packaging, sugar pouches, lidding stock and medical packaging.

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Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Water Vapor Transmission, ASTM F1249, at 1 atm; 1.0 mil coating onto 50 lb Kraft paper
  • Thickness, Dow Method, Coating Thickness; Extrusion Coating Processability
  • Melt Index of Compound, ASTM D1238
  • Neck In, Dow Method, 610°F and 1.0 mil; Extrusion Coating Processability
  • Coating Weight, Dow Method, Extrusion Coating Processability
  • Coefficient of Friction, Dynamic, ASTM D1894, (film/film); 1.0 mil coating onto 50 lb Kraft paper
  • Heat Seal Strength Initiation Temperature, Dow Method, 1 lb/in heat seal strength; 1.0 mil coating onto 50 lb Kraft paper
  • Melting Point, Dow Method (DSC)
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Melt Temperature, Extrusion Coating Processability
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