Alathon M6080WC



Alathon M6080WC is a natural high density polyethylene homopolymer with a narrow molecular weight distribution selected by customers for use as primary insulation for coaxial cable applications including gas-injected or chemically expanded insulation. This resin provides enhanced processability and stiffness and exhibits excellent color, low odor and good processing stability.

Alathon M6080WC meets the requirements of the following: ASTM D 1248, Type III, Class A, Category 3, Grade E11; Federal LP390C, Type II, Class H, Category 3, Grade 4.


North America


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Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 8.0 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.958 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 192000 psi
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 1320 MPa
Tensile Stress at Break 3100 psi
Tensile Stress at Break 21.4 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield 26.9 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield 3900 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break 1900 %
Shore Hardness (Shore D) 67
Vicat Softening Temperature 266 °F
Vicat Softening Temperature 130 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-105 °F
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-76 °C
Volume Resistivity 3 x 10¹⁷ ohm*cm
Dielectric Constant 1 MHz 2.36
Dissipation Factor 1 MHz 0.00003
Dielectric Strength 700 V/mil

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Wire & Cable


W&C Polyolefin Compound


Wire & Cable