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Moplen EP240T
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LyondellBasell Industries - Polypropylene Impact Copolymer
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General Information
Product Description
Moplen EP240T is a nucleated heterophasic copolymer for injection moulding.
Moplen EP240T has a very high flowability combined with a good impact/stiffness balance.
The main applications of Moplen EP240T are thin walled packaging, housewares and housings. Moplen EP240T is suitable for food contact. It is not intended for medical and pharmaceutical applications.
Moplen EP240T is UL listed under file E31765
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Europe
 
Additive 
  • Nucleating Agent
Features 
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Flow
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Stiffness
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Nucleated
Uses 
  • Containers
  • Household Goods
  • Housings
  • Thin-walled Packaging
 
UL File Number 
  • E31765
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Injection Molding
ASTM & ISO Properties 1
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
0.900
g/cm³
ISO 1183
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
48
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
65.0
cm³/10min
ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
950
MPa
ISO 527-2
Tensile Stress (Yield)
19.0
MPa
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strain (Yield)
5.0
%
ISO 527-2
Tensile Strain (Break)
> 50
%
ISO 527-2
Impact
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Charpy Notched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eA
-20°C
4.0
kJ/m²
 
0°C
5.0
kJ/m²
 
23°C
8.0
kJ/m²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eU
-20°C
150
kJ/m²
 
0°C
170
kJ/m²
 
23°C
No Break
 
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Ball Indentation Hardness (H 132/30)
44.0
MPa
ISO 2039-1
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Heat Deflection Temperature (0.45 MPa, Unannealed)
78.0
°C
ISO 75-2/B
Vicat Softening Temperature
     
--
142
°C
ISO 306/A50
--
56.0
°C
ISO 306/B50
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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