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Introduction of HDPE

High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is a versatile thermoplastic polymer known for its strength, durability, and wide range of applications. HDPE belongs to the polyethylene family of polymers and is characterized by its high density and linear molecular structure. It is produced through the polymerization of ethylene monomers with controlled branching to create a strong and rigid material.

HDPE Information

Process: Injection Molding, Insert Molding, Overmolding, CNC Machining, 3D Printing

Colors: custom-colors

Tolerance:+/-0.1mm

Price: mid-range cost material

Application: pipes, containers, bottles, toys, automotive components, agricultural products, etc.

Recommended Wall Thickness: 2mm-6mm

HLDPE Properties

HDPE stands for High-Density Polyethylene. It’s a versatile thermoplastic polymer known for its strength, durability, and wide range of applications.

Property

Value

Density (g/cm³)

0.94- 0.97

Shrinkage Rate (%)

1.5 – 2.5

Pockwell Hardness

R50 – R65

Tensile Strength at Yield (MPa)

20 – 37

Elongation at Break (%)

600 – 1200

Flexural Modulus (GPa)

0.80 – 1.5

Flexural Strength (MPa)

20 – 40

Drying Temperature (°C)

 80 – 90

Drying Time (hrs)

2 – 4

Melt Temperature (°C)

120 – 180

Mold Temperature (°C)

20 – 60

FAQ About HDPE Plastic Material

Yes, High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plastics are generally considered to be BPA (Bisphenol A) free.

HDPE has a relatively low melting point compared to some other plastics. While it can handle moderate temperatures, it’s not suitable for very high-temperature applications.

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