Polyethylene HDPE is white(natural) and is approved by FDA. It has a superior resistance to chemicals and is well known for its flexibility, welding capability and thermoformable properties. Available in glossy or other finishes.
It is mainly used in the food, medical and chemical industries. It is used in the manufacturing of tanks, sporting equipment, prosthesis, packaging products and many other areas
|Specific gravity (ASTM D-792)||0.035|
|Tensile strength (ASTM D-638) (psi)||4 600|
|Compressive strength (ASTM D-695) (psi)||-|
|Hardness, D Scale (ASTM D-2240)||69|
|Temperature||82 °C (180 °F)|
|Water absorption, 24 hours %||0|