Hostalen GX5044

LyondellBasell

Description

Hostalen GX 5044 is a high density polyethylene with medium molar mass and special narrow molar mass distribution.This grade contains a lubricant.

Hostalen GX 5044 is an easy flowing polymer, which shows good processing performance on monofilament production lines.

Monofilaments made of Hostalen GX 5044 exhibit excellent tensile properties. Typical customer applications are nets, geotextiles and protective netting in agriculture and building industry. It is used for monofilament applications requiring higher tenacity.

This product is not intended for use in medical and pharmaceutical applications.

Availability

Europe

Legend

SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 0.6 g/10 min
Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/5.0 kg) 1.7 g/10 min
Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/21.6 kg) 18.0 g/10 min
Density 0.957 g/cm³
Peak Melting Point 135 °C
Extrusion Temperature 220-260 °C

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet

Process

Blown Film, Monofilament, Tapes & Raffia


Resin

High Density Polyethylene


Applications

Geotextile & Agriculture, Nets, Raffia/Tapes/Strapping