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Reliance Industries Limited

RELENE (POLYETHYLENE)

RELENE - E52009 (ORIENTED TAPE AND MONOFILAMENT GRADE)

Product Description and Applications

Relene E 52009 is a High Density Polyethylene grade with a low gel count, excellent orientation characteristic and negligible water carry-over.  The grade is recommended for making raffia tapes and monofilaments with excellent balance of high tenacity and good elongation. 

Physical Characteristics

Property ASTM Test Method Unit Typical Value*.
Density ASTM D 1505 g/cc 0.943
MFI (2.16 kg) ASTM D 1238 g/10 min. 0.28

Typical Properties

Property
ASTM Test Method
Unit
Typical Value*.
Tensile Yield Strength
MD
TD
ASTM D 882
MPa
34.5
37.5
Ultimate Tensile Strength 
MD
TD
ASTM D 882
MPa
50.0
45.0
Elongation at Break
MD
TD
ASTM D 882
%
900
950
Dar impact Strength, F50
(38 mm Dart, 66 cm height)
ASTM D 1709
g/µm
1.5
Tear Strength
MD
TD
ASTM D 1922
g/µm
0.6
1.7
*Typical values with 40 mm film made with 0.75 mm die gap & 2.75 BUR, not to be taken as specification. 

HDPE grade Relene E 52009 meets the requirements stipulated in standard IS:10146-1982 on "Specifications for Polyethylene for its safe use in contact with foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals and drinking water".  It also conforms to the positive list of constituents as prescribed in IS:10141-1982.  The grade and the additives incorporated in it also comply with the FDA:CFR Title 21, 177.1520, Olefin Polymer. 

The data, information and suggestions contained contained herein are given purely as a guide. Reliance Industries Limited and Reliance Group Companies undertake no responsibility either for the results deriving  from their adoption or for possible position in apparent contrast with existing patent rights.