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Elmet Technologies
Dow 5E89 Polypropylene Homopolymer Resin  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polypropylene (PP)

Material Notes:
    Overview
  • Consistent processability
  • Good color stability
  • High strength properties
  • Low water "carry-over"
  • High speed processing
  • Complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520 (c)1.1a

DOW 5E89 Polypropylene Resin is intended for use in stretched tape (raffia) processes, from which the raffia is used to produce woven fabrics for carpet backing, sacking, industrial and geotextile applications.

Braskem acquired Dow's polypropylene business. This specific grade was discontinued priot to the acquisition and so is listed as a discontinued Dow product.

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Melt Index of Compound, ASTM D1238
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D785
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Modulus, 1% Secant, ASTM D790A
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256A
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648, Unannealed
  • FDA, See notes for details.
  
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Manufacturer Notes:
Dow Chemical

Category Notes
Plastic

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