Petrothene LT493501

LyondellBasell

Description

Petrothene LT493501 is a high density copolymer natural resin used by customers for conduit and blowmolding applications with demanding environmental stress crack resistance requirements. LT493501 offers an excellent balance of stiffness, toughness and ease of processing.

Conduit made with this resin is used with fiber optic cable, electrical cable and telecommunications cable. LT493501 meets the material requirements for polyethylene conduit as per ASTM F2160 and also meets the requirements of ASTM D3350 cell classification 435530A.

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) 0.34 g/10 min
Density (23 °C) 0.948 g/cm³
Flexural Modulus (2% Secant) 131600 psi
Flexural Modulus (2% Secant) 900 MPa
Tensile Strength at Yield 24.1 MPa
Tensile Strength at Yield 3500 psi
Tensile Elongation at Break >600 %
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance F₁₀ (10% Igepal®, Cond B) >96 hr
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance F₂₀ (100% Igepal®, Cond C) >192 hr
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance F₅₀ (100% Igepal®, Cond B) >1000 hr
Tensile Impact Strength 275 kJ/m²
Tensile Impact Strength 131 ft-lb/in²
Shore Hardness (Shore D) 60
Vicat Softening Point 259 °F
Vicat Softening Point 126 °C
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed) 142 °F
Deflection Temperature Under Load (66 psi, Unannealed) 61 °C

Technical Data Sheet

Technical Data Sheet

Process

Extrusion Blow Molding, Pipe, Sheet and Profile Extrusion


Resin

High Density Polyethylene


Applications

Bottles for Industrial Use, Conduit