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Dow DOWLEX™ 2056 Linear Low Density Polyethylene, Heavy Duty Film Grade

Category Polymer , Film , Thermoplastic , Polyethylene (PE) , LLDPE , Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE), Film Grade
Manufacturer Dow Chemical
Trade Name DOWLEX™
Port Shanghai port,China
Trade Terms FOB, CFR, CIF
Payment Terms L/C, T/T, Western Union
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Material Notes:
DOWLEX® 2056 Polyethylene resin is a premier polymer for heavy duty blown film applications. It is a low gel, high consistency polymer. It complies with U.S. FDA Regulation 21 CFR 177.1520 (c) 3.2 when used unmodified and according to good manufacturing practices for food contact applications, including packing or holding food during cooking. 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 0.920 g/cc
0.0332 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 26.2 MPa
3800 psi
Molded property
Film Tensile Strength at Yield, MD 10.7 MPa
1550 psi
Film Tensile Strength at Yield, TD 10.0 MPa
1450 psi
Tensile Strength, Yield 12.4 MPa
1800 psi
Molded property
Film Elongation at Break, MD 550 %
550 %
Film Elongation at Break, TD 650 %
650 %
Elongation at Break 1000 %
1000 %
Molded value
Secant Modulus, MD 0.0103 GPa
1.49 ksi
Film value
Secant Modulus, TD 0.01065 GPa
1.545 ksi
Film value
Coefficient of Friction 0.70
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD 375 g
375 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD 600 g
600 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength, MD 9.40 g/micron
239 g/mil
Elmendorf Tear Strength, TD 15.0 g/micron
381 g/mil
Dart Drop 6.90 g/micron
175 g/mil
Film Tensile Strength at Break, MD 57.2 MPa
8300 psi
Film Tensile Strength at Break, TD 39.3 MPa
5700 psi
Thermal Properties Metric English Comments
Vicat Softening Point 106 °C
223 °F
Optical Properties Metric English Comments
Haze 5.0 %
5.0 %
Gloss 75 %
75 %
Processing Properties Metric English Comments
Processing Temperature 232 °C
450 °F
Film extrusion temperature
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