Alathon M5370WC



Alathon M5370WC is a natural, high density, polyethylene copolymer resin with a narrow molecular weight distribution formulated for use as primary insulation for coaxial cable applications including gas-injected or chemically expanded insulation. M5370WC provides high impact strength and stress crack resistance, excellent color, low odor and good processability.

Alathon M5370WC meets the requirements of the following: ASTM D 1248, Type III, Class A, Category 3, Grade E11.


North America


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Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 7.3 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.953 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 185000 psi
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 1280 MPa
Tensile Stress at Break 3500 psi
Tensile Stress at Break 24.1 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield 25.5 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Break 1700 %
Shore Hardness (Shore D) 67
Vicat Softening Temperature 255 °F
Vicat Softening Temperature 124 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-76 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-105 °F
Volume Resistivity 4 x 10¹⁷ ohm*cm
Dielectric Constant 1 MHz 2.34
Dissipation Factor 1 MHz 0.00002
Dissipation Factor 2 GHz 0.00002
Dielectric Strength 700 V/mil

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Wire & Cable


W&C Polyolefin Compound


Wire & Cable