ExxonMobil™ LDPE LD 159AC
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Low Density Polyethylene Resin

Product Description
LD 159AC is an LDPE grade, which offers good draw down combined with good mechanical strength.
 
General 
Availability 1 
  • Africa & Middle East
  • Europe
 
Additive 
  • Antiblock: 450 ppm
  • Slip: 500 ppm
  • Thermal Stabilizer: Yes
Applications 
  • Blend Partner
  • Co-Extrusion Films
  • Collation Shrink
  • Food Packaging
  • Form Fill And Seal Packaging
  • Freezer Film
  • Lamination Film
  • Medium Duty Shrink Film
  • Produce Bags
  • Shoppers
Revision Date 
  • 01/01/2017
 
Resin Properties
Typical Value
Unit
Test Based On
Density
0.924
g/cm³
ASTM D1505
Melt Index (190°C/2.16 kg)
1.2
g/10 min
ASTM D1238
Peak Melting Temperature
230
°F
ExxonMobil Method
 
Film Properties
Typical Value
Unit
Test Based On
Tensile Strength at Break MD
3500
psi
ASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Break TD
2900
psi
ASTM D882
Elongation at Break MD
200
%
ASTM D882
Elongation at Break TD
510
%
ASTM D882
Secant Modulus MD - 1% Secant
34000
psi
ASTM D882
Secant Modulus TD - 1% Secant
40000
psi
ASTM D882
Dart Drop Impact
140
g
ASTM D1709A
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD
450
g
ASTM D1922
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD
160
g
ASTM D1922
 
Optical Properties
Typical Value
Unit
Test Based On
Gloss (45°)
62
 
ASTM D2457
Haze
8.5
%
ASTM D1003
 
Processing Statement
The test specimen were prepared on LD 159AC, 50µm (1.97mil) thick film, using a 200 mm (7.9 in) die, die gap of 1.0 mm (39.4 mil), Blow-Up Ratio of 2.5 and temperature profile of 180 - 190°C (356 - 374°F).
 
Notes
1Product may not be available in one or more countries in the identified Availability regions. Please contact your Sales Representative for complete Country Availability.
 
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Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.

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