Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC

Marlex® D173

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Marlex®
  • METALLOCENE LINEAR LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (mLLDPE)
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Marlex® D173 Polyethylene is the metallocene linear low density polyethylene is an ethylene-hexene copolymer tailored for cast film applications.

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Product Details

  • Manufacturer
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Brand
    Marlex®
  • Plastic Generic Family
    Polyethylene (PE)
  • Plastic Generic Symbol
    METALLOCENE LINEAR LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (mLLDPE)

Properties

Attributes

Material Status

Commercial: Active

Features

Metallocene | Ethylene-hexene copolymer | Superb clarity | Excellent gloss | Exceptional toughness | Outstanding heat seal

Applications

Cast film | Stretch Wrap | Overwrap | Co extrusions

Physical Form

Granules

Processing Grades

Cast film grade | Stretch film grade | Co-extrusion film grade

Processing Technology

Extrusion

Industry

Plastic Film Industry | Industrial Packaging Industry

Film Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Tensile Elongation at Break MD 500 % ASTM D882 - -
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD 300 gm/ml ASTM D1922 - -
Secant Modulus MD - 1% Secant 103 MPa ASTM D882 - -
Tensile Strength at Yield MD 10 MPa ASTM D882 - -
Tensile Strength at Break MD/TD 54/38 MPa ASTM D882 - -
Tensile Elongation at Break TD 580 % ASTM D882 - -
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD 500 gm/ml ASTM D1922 - -
Secant Modulus TD - 1% Secant 110 MPa ASTM D882 - -
Tensile Strength at Yield TD 9 MPa ASTM D882 - -

Physical Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Density 0.918 gm/cm³ ASTM D1505 - -
Melt Index 3.5 gm/10 min ASTM D1238 (190 °C/2.16 kg) -

Mechanical Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Coefficient of friction >1 ASTM D1894 - -

Optical Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Haze 2 % ASTM D1003 - -
Gloss @ 60° 140 ASTM D2457 - -

Impact Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Dart 450 gm/ml ASTM D1709 - -
More Information
Plastic Generic Family Polyethylene (PE)
Plastic Generic Symbol (Sub Group) METALLOCENE LLDPE Prime / Virgin resin
Material Status Commercial: Active
Features Ethylene-hexene copolymer, Excellent gloss, Exceptional toughness, Metallocene, Outstanding heat seal, Superb clarity
Applications Cast film , Co extrusions, Overwrap , Stretch Wrap
Physical Form Granules
Processing Grades Cast film grade, Co-extrusion film grade, Stretch film grade
Processing Technology Extrusion
Industry Plastic Film Industry, Industrial Packaging Industry
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