ApplicationsPETROTHENE GA 501series of resins are pelletized linear low density polyethylene for film extrusion applications requiring excellent drawdown and toughness. These resins have excellent puncture resistance, elongation and heat seal strength. Applications include heavy duty shipping sacks, prime liners, commercial and industrial packaging, as well as food and consumer packaging. Processing TechniquesRecommended conditions are 400-450°F melt temperature and a 1.5-3.01:1 blow-up ratio. Using proper techniques, this product can readily be drawn below 0.90 mil at optimum production rates. Specific recommendations for type of resin and extrusion conditions can be made only when the end use, required properties and processing equipment are known. For further suggestions, please contact your Equistar sales representative. Regulatory StatusGA 501 series resins meet the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration regulation, 21 CFR 177.1520. This regulation allows theThis product is from the former Equistar product line.