Alathon M6138

LyondellBasell

Description

Alathon M6138 is high density polyethylene resin for use in injection molding applications. This resin exhibits good impact resistance and high stiffness. Typical applications include agricultural bins, crates, open head pails, trays and consumer durable goods.

Availability

North America

Legend

SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 3.8 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.961 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 238000 psi
Flexural Modulus (1% Secant) 1640 MPa
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 4620 psi
Tensile Stress at Yield (23 °C) 31.9 MPa
Tensile Elongation at Yield (23 °C) 7 %
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 59 J/m
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23 °C) 1.1 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) 72
Vicat Softening Temperature 131 °C
Low Temperature Brittleness F₅₀ <-76 °C
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed) 81.7 °C
Melting Temperature 133.9 °C

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet

Process

Injection Molding, Sheet and Profile Extrusion


Resin

High Density Polyethylene


Applications

Crates, Pallets/Trays/Tote Bins