One of the more commonly used resins we mold with at FWP is high-density polyethylene (HDPE). HDPE is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum and is structured from ethylene by a catalytic process. HDPE is commonly recycled and has the number “2″ as its recycling symbol.
HDPE Informational Facts:
- Maximum Temperature: 248 degrees F / 120 degrees C
- Minimum Temperature: -148 degrees F / -100 degrees C
- Melting Point: 266 degrees F / 130 degrees C
- Tensile Strength: 4550 psi
- Hardness: SD65
- Specific Gravity: 0.95
- Excellent resistance to acids, alcohols, and bases
- Good resistance to aldehyde and esters
- Excellent for any food related products, FDA, NSF, and USDA
- Good chemical resistance and high rigidity
- Good impact resistance, light weight, very low moisture absorption, and high tensile strength
Please contact the Sales department at FWP with all your low pressure multi-nozzle structural foam molding needs at 260-432-2520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.