Alathon M5040



Alathon M5040 is a copolymer with broad molecular weight distribution. This resin exhibits excellent color, low odor, and good processing stability. Typical applications for this resin are specialty applications with high ESCR and applications requiring a balance of ESCR, impact and processibility.


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) 4.0 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.950 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 1040 MPa
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 151000 psi
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 25.6 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 3720 psi
Tensile Elongation at Yield (23 °C) 13 %
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 39 J/m
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 0.73 ft-lb/in
Unnotched Impact Strength (-18 °C) No Break J/m
Unnotched Impact Strength (-18 °C) No Break ft-lb/in
Shore Hardness (Shore D, max) 71
Vicat Softening Temperature 124 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-76 °C
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed) 66 °C
Melting Temperature 128.2 °C

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Injection Molding


High Density Polyethylene