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Vycom HITECĀ® HDPE High Density Polyethylene
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polyethylene (PE); High Density (HDPE)

Material Notes: Hitec HDPE is a high impact, high density polyethylene sheet. It is ideally suited for the manufacture of chemical resistant products which come in direct contact with foodstuffs. Hitec meets the standard established by Food and Drug Regulation 21 CFR 177.52 for all food contact, USDA, and the Department of Canadian Agriculture.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Hardness- Hitec is abrasion resistant and will resist scratching.
  • Strength- Hitec has high tensile and stiffness for machine parts and tank applications.
  • Ductility- Hitec is stress crack resistant.
  • Machinable- Hitec is easy to machine with conventional tools.
  • NSF- The National Sanitation Foundation has approved natural Hitec for food grade contact in food equipment.

Information provided by Compression Polymers Corp - Vycom

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D1505
  • Environmental Stress Crack Resistance, ASTM D1693, F50
  • Environmental Stress Crack Resistance, ASTM D2561, F50
  • Melt Index of Compound, ASTM D1238
  • Hardness, Shore D, ASTM D2240
  • Tensile Strength, Ultimate, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Tensile Impact, ASTM D1822
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648
  • Vicat Softening Point, ASTM D1525
  • Brittleness Temperature, ASTM D746
  • FDA, See notes for details.
  • USDA
  
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CPC - Vycom Co. Compression Plastics Corporation

Category Notes
Plastic

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