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Plastics & Rubber

A-C® 16

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) Homopolymer

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in prill form. Is used as an external lubricant in PVC processing.

General Information

  • Application
    • Profile-Rigid
    • Compounding
    • Pipe
  • Industry
    • Plastics
  • Performance Function
    • Fusion Time Delay
    • Decreases Die Pressure
    • Lowers Melt Temperature
    • Filler-Pigment Dispersion
    • Improves External Lubrication
    • Improves Metal Release
    • Improves Gloss
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Type
    • PVC

Properties

  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Density
    • 0.91
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 102 °C (216 °F)
  • Hardness
    • 5.5 at 25 °C
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No
  • Viscosity
    • 525 at 140 °C

Standards & Approvals

  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes

Other

  • Other Notes
    • * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.

General Information

  • Application
    • Profile-Rigid
    • Compounding
    • Pipe
  • Industry
    • Plastics
  • Performance Function
    • Fusion Time Delay
    • Decreases Die Pressure
    • Lowers Melt Temperature
    • Filler-Pigment Dispersion
    • Improves External Lubrication
    • Improves Metal Release
    • Improves Gloss
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Type
    • PVC

Properties

  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Density
    • 0.91
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 102 °C (216 °F)
  • Hardness
    • 5.5 at 25 °C
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No
  • Viscosity
    • 525 at 140 °C

Standards & Approvals

  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes

Other

  • Other Notes
    • * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.
  • Physical Form : Prill
  • Product Family : PE Homopolymer
  • Industry : Plastics
  • Type : PVC
  • Performance Function : Fusion Time Delay|Decreases Die Pressure|Lowers Melt Temperature|Filler-Pigment Dispersion|Improves External Lubrication|Improves Metal Release|Improves Gloss
  • Application : Profile-Rigid|Compounding|Pipe
  • Viscosity : 525 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number : Nil
  • Hide Drop Point : No
  • Drop Point Mettler : 102 °C (216 °F)
  • Hardness : 5.5 at 25 °C
  • Density : 0.91
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval* : Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval* : No
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF* : No
  • Other Notes : * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.
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