Physical Properties for High Density Polyethylene Rod

Simona ® PE-HWST
High Density Polyethylene Rod

Property

Test Method ASTM*

Unit

Typical Value

Physical

Density

Water Absorption

 

D-792

D-570

 

g/cc

%

 

0.947

0.01

Mechanical

Tensile strength

Flexural Modulus

Elongation at Yield (2 in/min)

Izod Impact

Rock Hardness

 

D-638

D-638

D-638

D-256

D-785

 

psi

psi

%

ft/lbs/in

“R” scale

 

3,200

116,000

500

5.0

n/a

Thermal

Heat Distortion Temperature

     @66 psi

     @264 psi

Vicat softening Temperature

Coefficient of Thermal Expansion

Temperature Range

 

D-648

D-648

D-648

D-1525

D-696

 

 

°F

°F

in/in/°C

 

 

180

122

255

180 X 10-6

-58 to +176

Electrical

Volume Resistivity

 

D-257

 

ohm X cm

 

> 1015

Flammability

Flammability

 

 

DIN 4102 B2

Normal Flammability

* American Society of Testing Materials
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Article Title:
Physical Properties for High Density Polyethylene Rod
Article Summary:
Physical, Mechanical, Electrical, and Thermal Typical Properties.
Article Date:
2/17/2009
Article ID:
562
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