Petrothene GA501020



The Petrothene GA501 series of resins is pelletized linear low density polyethylene selected by customers for film extrusion applications that require excellent drawdown and toughness. These resins have excellent puncture resistance, elongation and heat seal strength. Typical applications include heavy duty shipping sacks, trash can liners, commercial and industrial packaging, as well as food and consumer packaging. GA501 is available without additives or fully formulated with slip and antiblock additives.


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) 1.0 g/10 min
Base Resin Density (23 °C) 0.918 g/cm³
Product Density (23 °C) 0.918 g/cm³
Dart Drop Impact Strength, F50 100 g
Tensile Strength at Break MD 45.5 MPa
Tensile Strength at Break MD 6600 psi
Tensile Strength at Break TD 32.4 MPa
Tensile Strength at Break TD 4700 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break MD 580 %
Tensile Elongation at Break TD 725 %
1% Secant Modulus MD 186 MPa
1% Secant Modulus MD 27000 psi
1% Secant Modulus TD 193 MPa
1% Secant Modulus TD 28000 psi
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD 125 g
Elmendorf Tear Strength TD 330 g
Vicat Softening Point 107 °C
Vicat Softening Point 225 °F
Slip None ppm
Antiblock None ppm
Polymer Processing Aid None ppm

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet


Blown Film, Sheet and Profile Extrusion


Linear Low Density Polyethylene


Agriculture Film, Bags & Pouches, Can Liners, Film Wrap, Food Packaging Film, Heavy Duty Packaging, Lamination Film, Liner Film, Retail Carryout Bags, Shrink Film