Petrothene GA2508



Petrothene GA2508 is a series of pelletized linear low density polyethylene resins selected by customers for applications that require an enhanced combination of stiffness, maximum strength and toughness. These products offer excellent additive homogeneity, require no transfer equipment modification, and facilitate clean and safe handling. Typical applications include heavy duty shipping sacks, trash can liners, commercial and industrial packaging, as well as food and consumer packaging. The Petrothene GA2508 series offers enhanced film strength, drawdown, toughness and stiffness.


Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South & Central America


SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Typical Properties

Melt Flow Rate (190 °C/2.16 kg) 0.8 g/10 min
Base Resin Density (23 °C) 0.925 g/cm³
Product Density (23 °C) 0.925 g/cm³
Dart Drop Impact Strength, F50 120 g
Tensile Strength at Break MD 7800 psi
Tensile Strength at Break MD 54 MPa
Tensile Strength at Break TD 46 MPa
Tensile Strength at Break TD 6600 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break MD 600 %
Tensile Elongation at Break TD 750 %
1% Secant Modulus MD 338 MPa
1% Secant Modulus MD 49000 psi
1% Secant Modulus TD 53000 psi
1% Secant Modulus TD 365 MPa
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD 200 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD 620 g
Vicat Softening Temperature 113 °C
Vicat Softening Temperature 235 °F
Haze 10 %
Gloss (45°) 55 %
Slip None ppm
Antiblock None ppm
Polymer Processing Aid None

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Blown Film, Sheet and Profile Extrusion


Linear Low Density Polyethylene


Bags & Pouches, Can Liners, Food Packaging Film, Heavy Duty Shipping Sacks, Liner Film, Retail Carryout Bags, Shrink Film