Alathon L5008HP



Alathon L5008HP is a bimodal, high molecular weight, high density polyethylene resin with excellent processing characteristics. L5008HP is selected by customers for pressure pipe applications including industrial piping, mining, oil & gas gathering, municipal water service lines and sewers. When combined with an approved color or black masterbatch at the correct use level, L5008HP may meet the following standards or requirements (see Technical Data Sheet for limitations and more information):

  • ASTM D3350 Cell Classifications: PE445574C CC1, PE445574E CC0
  • NSF Standard 14 and Standard 61 for Potable Water Pipe and Fittings
  • NSF Standard 358-1 for PE Pipe and Fittings for "Geothermal" Heat Pump Systems
  • Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) PE 4710 per PPI TR-3


North America


SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 0.07 g/10 min
Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/21.6 kg) 16 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.949 g/cm³
Tensile Stress at Break 4970 psi
Tensile Stress at Yield 3560 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break 635 %

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet




High Density Polyethylene


Drinking Water Pipe