Alathon M5562



Alathon M5562 is a copolymer with medium molecular weight distribution. This resin provides moderate stiffness, toughness and stress crack resistance. Typical applications include nozzle valves and specialty injection molded parts.


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) 6.0 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.955 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 175000 psi
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 1210 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 4110 psi
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 28.3 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Yield (23 °C) 10 %
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 0.73 ft-lb/in
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 39 J/m
Unnotched Impact Strength (-18 °C) No Break J/m
Unnotched Impact Strength (-18 °C) No Break ft-lb/in
Shore Hardness (Shore D, max) 70
Vicat Softening Temperature 127 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-76 °C
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed) 72 °C
Melting Temperature 129.0 °C


Injection Molding


High Density Polyethylene


Aerosol Valve Components