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Moplen EP548R
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LyondellBasell Industries - Polypropylene Impact Copolymer
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General Information
Product Description
Moplen EP548R is a nucleated heterophasic copolymer with antistatic agent used for injection moulding applications.
It exhibits a excellent stiffness / impact balance combined with a medium fluidity.

Moplen EP548R is applied in toys, furniture and thin-walled injection moulding items.

Moplen EP548R is suitable for food contact.
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Europe
 
Additive 
  • Antistatic
  • Nucleating Agent
 
Features 
  • Antistatic
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Impact Resistance
  • Good Stiffness
  • Impact Copolymer
  • Medium Flow
  • Nucleated
Uses 
  • Food Containers
  • Furniture
  • Sporting Goods
  • Thin-walled Parts
  • Toys
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)
21
g/10 min
ISO 1133
Melt Volume-Flow Rate (MVR) (230°C/2.16 kg)
28.0
cm³/10min
ISO 1133
Mechanical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Modulus
1550
MPa
ISO 527-2
Tensile Stress (Yield)
27.0
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
4.5
kJ/m²
 
23°C
6.0
kJ/m²
 
Charpy Unnotched Impact Strength
    ISO 179/1eU
-20°C
100
kJ/m²
 
0°C
130
kJ/m²
 
23°C
No Break
 
 
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Ductile / Brittle Transition Temperature
-60.0
°C
ISO 6603-2
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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