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Dow DOWLEX™ 2049 Linear Low Density Polyethylene, Food Grade

Category Polymer , Film , Thermoplastic , Polyethylene (PE) , LLDPE , Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), Film Grade
Manufacturer Dow Chemical
Trade Name DOWLEX™
Port Ningbo port,China
Trade Terms FOB, CFR, CIF
Payment Terms L/C, T/T, Western Union
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Material Notes:
DOWLEX® 2049 Polyethylene resin offers excellent tear strength, medium stiffness, outstanding toughness and puncture resistance for films used in food contact applications. When used unmodified and processed according to good manufacturing practices, this resin is technically suitable for food contact end uses. This material complies with U.S. FDA Regulation 21 CFR 177.1520 c 3.2 (a) for food packaging applications. The regulation should be consulted for complete details.Film properties below based on a film thickness of 40 µm. Data provided by Dow Chemical.
Physical Properties Metric English Comments
Density 0.926 g/cc
0.0335 lb/in³
Thickness 40.0 microns
1.57 mil
Melt Flow 1.0 g/10 min

@Load 2.16 kg
1.0 g/10 min

@Load 4.76 lb
Melt flow ratio I10/I2 is 8.
Mechanical Properties Metric English Comments
Tensile Strength, Ultimate 24.8 MPa
3600 psi
Molded property
Film Tensile Strength at Yield, MD 12.7 MPa
1840 psi
Film Tensile Strength at Yield, TD 15.1 MPa
2190 psi
Tensile Strength, Yield 15.1 MPa
2190 psi
Molded property
Film Elongation at Break, MD 670 %
670 %
Film Elongation at Break, TD 780 %
780 %
Elongation at Break 850 %
850 %
Molded value
Modulus of Elasticity 0.330 GPa
47.9 ksi
Molded Sample 2% Secant Modulus
Coefficient of Friction 0.60
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD 240 g
240 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD 730 g
730 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD 6.00 g/micron
152 g/mil
Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD 18.3 g/micron
465 g/mil
Dart Drop 5.50 g/micron
140 g/mil
Film Tensile Strength at Break, MD 39.6 MPa
5740 psi
Film Tensile Strength at Break, TD 34.1 MPa
4950 psi
Thermal Properties Metric English Comments
Vicat Softening Point 106 °C
223 °F
Optical Properties Metric English Comments
Haze 15 %
15 %
Gloss 45 %
45 %
Processing Properties Metric English Comments
Processing Temperature 232 °C
450 °F
Film extrusion temperature
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