Marlex® HMN TR-938G

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Marlex®
  • MEDIUM DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (MDPE)
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Marlex® HMN TR-938G Polyethylene is the medium density polyethylene resin is an ethylene-hexene copolymer tailored for rotational molding applications.

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Product Details

  • Manufacturer
    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Brand
    Marlex®
  • Plastic Generic Family
    Polyethylene (PE)
  • Plastic Generic Symbol
    MEDIUM DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (MDPE)

Properties

Attributes

Material Status

Commercial: Active

Features

Medium density polyethylene resin | Ethylene-hexene copolymer | Wide processing window | Excellent impact strength | Good flow | Excellent ESCR | Durability

Applications

ROTO molding | Industrial waste containers and tanks | Marine equipment | Industrial tanks

Physical Form

Powder

Processing Grades

ROTO molding grade | Industrial tanks grade | Marine equipment grade | Tank grade

Processing Technology

Rotational molding

Industry

ROTO molding industry

Certifications

ASTM D4976 - PE 223 | FDA 21 CFR 177.1520(c) | UL94HB yellow card per UL file E349283 | FMVSS.302 burn test | AS/NZS 4020:2005 (contact with drinking water) | NSF / ANSI Standard 61 for potable water (CLD 23) | AS/NZS 4766 (polyethylene water and chemical tanks)4 | Long term UV stabilization – ASTM 2565 (Cycle 1): greater than UV-20

Physical Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Density 0.939 gm/cm³ ASTM D1505 - -
Durometer Hardness 60 ASTM D2240 Type D -
Melt Index 3.0 gm/10 min ASTM D1238 190 °C/2.16 kg -

Mechanical Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Flexural Modulus 820 MPa ASTM D790 Tangent - 16:1 span:depth, 0.5 in/min -
Environmental Stress - Cracking Resistance (ESCR) : @10% Igepal Soln (F₅₀) 200 H ASTM D1693 - -
Elongation @ Break 700 % ASTM D638 2 in/min, Type IV bar -
Flexural Modulus 660 MPa ASTM D790 1 % Secant - 16:1 span:depth, 0.5 in/min -
Environmental Stress - Cracking Resistance (ESCR) : @10% Igepal Soln (F₅₀) >1000 H ASTM D1693 - -
Tensile strength at Yield 17 MPa ASTM D638 2 in/min, Type IV bar -

Impact Properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Impact Strength 95 J ARM Impact 1/8" (3.2 mm) thickness, -40 °C -
Impact Strength 237 J ARM Impact 1/4" (6.35 mm) thickness, -40 °C -

Thermal properties

Title Value Unit Method Additional Information Property Notes
Brittleness Temperature -75 °C ASTM D746 Type A, Type I specimen -
Crystallization Temperature 113 °C ASTM D 3418 - -
Heat Deflection temperature 42 °C ASTM D648 264 psi, Method A -
VICAT Softening Point 117 °C ASTM D1525 Loading 1, Rate A -
Melting Temperature 128 °C ASTM D 3418 - -
Heat Deflection temperature 62 °C ASTM D648 66 psi, Method A -
More Information
Plastic Generic Family Polyethylene (PE)
Plastic Generic Symbol (Sub Group) MDPE Prime / Virgin Resin
Material Status Commercial: Active
Features Durability, Ethylene-hexene copolymer, Excellent ESCR, Excellent impact strength, Good flow, Medium density polyethylene resin, Wide processing window
Applications Industrial tanks , Industrial waste containers and tanks, Marine equipment , ROTO molding
Physical Form Powder
Processing Grades Industrial tanks grade, Marine equipment grade, ROTO molding grade, Tank grade
Processing Technology Rotational molding
Industry ROTO molding industry
Certifications AS/NZS 4020:2005 (contact with drinking water), AS/NZS 4766 (polyethylene water and chemical tanks)4, ASTM D4976 - PE 223, FDA 21 CFR 177.1520(c) , FMVSS.302 burn test, Long term UV stabilization – ASTM 2565 (Cycle 1): greater than UV-20, NSF / ANSI Standard 61 for potable water (CLD 23), UL94HB yellow card per UL file E349283
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