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Formosa Plastics Formolene® 5181K Homopolymer Polypropylene
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polypropylene (PP); Polypropylene, Molded

Material Notes: Homopolymer for Extrusion Applications Including Straws

Formolene® 5181K is a high molecular weight, highly isotactic, polypropylene homopolymer containing anti-stat designed for straws and cutlery. It contains a unique combination of stabilizers, which give it process stability and good end use performance.

Formolene® 5181K meets all requirements of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration as specified in 21 CFR 177.1520, covering safe use of polyolefin articles and components of articles intended for direct food contact.

Specimens were injection molded according to the conditions specified in ASTM D4101

Information provided by Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D1505
  • Melt Flow, ASTM D1238, I2
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D785
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D638, 2" (50mm) per min
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638, 2" (50mm) per min
  • Flexural Modulus, 1% Secant, ASTM D790, 1.3 mm/min
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • FDA, See notes for details.
  
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Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA

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