ApplicationsPETROTHENEÂ® GA 601 series are pelletized, linear low density polyethylenes for applications requiring maximum strength and toughness. These products offer excellent additive homogeneity, require no transfer equipment modifications, and facilitate clean and safe handling. Applications include heavy duty shipping sacks, prime liners, commercial and industrial packaging, as well as food and consumer packaging. Processing TechniquesRecommended processing conditions for the GA 601 series are a 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 0.9 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 601 series resins meet the requirements of the Food and DrugThis product is from the former Equistar product line.