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DOW™ LDPE 535I
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The Dow Chemical Company - Low Density Polyethylene
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General Information
Product Description
  • Complies with U.S. FDA 21 CFR 177.1520(c) 2.2
  • Complies with Canadian HPFB No Objection (With Limitations)
  • Complies with EU, No 10/2011
  • Consult the regulations for complete details
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Latin America
  • North America
 
Agency Ratings 
  • EU No 10/2011
  • FDA 21 CFR 177.1520(c) 2.2
  • HPFB (Canada) No Objection 1
Forms 
  • Pellets
Processing Method 
  • Blown Film
ASTM & ISO Properties 2
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
0.927
 
ASTM D792
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (190°C/2.16 kg)
1.9
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Films
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Film Thickness - Tested
2.0
mil
 
Film Puncture Resistance (2.0 mil)
35.0
ft·lb/in³
Internal Method
Film Toughness - MD (2.0 mil)
2370
ft·lb/in³
ASTM D882
Film Toughness - TD (2.0 mil)
2510
ft·lb/in³
ASTM D882
Tensile Strength - MD (Yield, 2.0 mil)
1970
psi
ASTM D882
Tensile Strength - TD (Yield, 2.0 mil)
1990
psi
ASTM D882
Tensile Strength - MD (Break, 2.0 mil)
3620
psi
ASTM D882
Tensile Strength - TD (Break, 2.0 mil)
3060
psi
ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation - MD (Break, 2.0 mil)
550
%
ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation - TD (Break, 2.0 mil)
770
%
ASTM D882
86
g
ASTM D1709A
360
g
ASTM D1922
470
g
ASTM D1922
Thermal
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
208
°F
ASTM D1525
237
°F
Internal Method
Optical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Gloss (45°, 2.00 mil)
72
 
ASTM D2457
Processing Information
Extrusion
Nominal Value
Unit
 
Melt Temperature
421
°F
 
Extrusion Notes
Fabrication Conditions For Blown Film:
  • Screw Size: 2.5 in. (63.5 mm); 24:1 L/D
  • Screw Type: Single Flight with Maddock Mixer
  • Die Gap: 40 mil (1.0 mm)
  • Melt Temperature: 420 °F (216 °C)
  • Output: 10 lb/hr/in. of die circumference
  • Die Diameter: 6 in.
  • Blow-Up Ratio: 2.5:1
Notes
1With limitations
2Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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