Polymers

Polymers

Shape defines impression. At SCA, our polymers can be transformed into various products via processes such as injection molding, extrusion and blow molding. Providing this extensive range allows us to be the backbone of a multitude of industries from furniture and retail to agriculture.
SUMITOMO POLYPROPYLENE – HOMOPOLYMER

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Biaxially Oriented Film

FS2011E

2.2 0.9 Adhesive tape, food and cigarette packaging, printing lamination

FS3011E

3.0 0.9 Adhesive tape, food and cigarette packaging, printing lamination
Extrusion Yarn / Raffia

FY2011E

2.2 0.9 Woven bag / cloth, FIBC, monofilament, strapping band

FY3011E

3.0 0.9 Woven bag / cloth, carpet backing, monofilament

FY4012E

4.0 0.9 Woven bag / cloth, carpet backing, monofilament
Injection Molding

Y101

15 0.9 General purpose and houseware application
SUMITOMO POLYPROPYLENE – BLOCK COPOLYMER

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Injection Molding

AV161

5.5 0.9 Houseware, furniture, toy, battery case

AW564

9.0 0.9 Industrial application, household appliance

AR564

24.5 0.9 Industrial application, household appliance

AR764

24.5 0.9 Industrial application, household appliance (with antistatic agent)

AZ564

30 0.9 Industrial application, household appliance, washing machine part

AZ564G

39 0.9 High flow, industrial application, thin wall article

AZ764

39 0.9 High flow, industrial application, thin wall article (with antistatic agent)
SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – HDPE

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Blown Film

F0554

0.05 0.951 Shopping bag, garbage bag, industrial liner
Blow Molding

B2555

0.3 0.954 Small to medium size container
Injection Molding

M8060

8.0 0.960 Pallet, cartridge, storage container, closure
SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – LLDPE

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Film

FS150A

1.1 0.921 General purpose film, lamination film, stretch film

FS153S

1.1 0.921 Heavy duty liner, garment packaging, agricultural film (with slip and antiblock)

FS250B

2.2 0.921 Cast stretch film, lamination film, wire and cable

FS253S

2.2 0.921 Grocery bag, garment packaging, agricultural film (with slip and antiblock)

FS350A

3.1 0.922 Cast stretch film, lamination film, wire and cable
SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – Excellen® GMH

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Film / Foam

CB0002

0.2 0.912 Shoe soles, foam applications

GH030

0.5 0.912 Lamination film, green house film, shoe soles foam

CB1001

2.0 0.912 Shoe soles, foam applications
SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – LDPE

Grade

MFR Density Typical Applications
Extrusion Coating / Lamination

L705

7.0 0.919 Extrusion coating for OPA/OPP film, kraft paper, aluminum, PE woven cloth
Injection Molding

G201

2.0 0.919 Injection molded caps and closures, container lid
SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – EVA

Grade

MFR Density VA (%) Typical Applications
Injection Molding

H2201

2.5 0.935 18 Foam for shoe sole, cushioning material, thermal insulation
SUMITOMO POLYAMIDE – PA6

Grade

RV Water Content (%) Extractable (%) Typical Applications
Engineering Plastic, Yarn, Film

S2700

2.7 < 0.06 < 0.6 Engineering plastics, carpet, fishing net, high tenacity yarn

S3200

3.2 < 0.06 < 0.6 Film, tire cord, fishing net
SUMITOMO ETHYLENE PROPYLENE DIENE MONOMER – EPDM

Grade

ML(1+4) C2 (%) ENB (%) Oil (phr) Typical Applications
Extrusion and Injection Molding

505A

45 (100 °C) 53 8.8 Transfer and injection moldings

512E

65 (125 °C) 65 5.0 Electrical equipment, sponge

552E

79 (125 °C) 56 5.5 Extruded mechanical goods for automotive

601

63 (125 °C) 59 3.5 70 Transfer and injection moldings

5206

SUMITOMO THERMOPLASTIC OLEFIN – TPO

Grade

MFR Hardness (Shore A) Tensile (MPa) Typical Applications
Extrusion and Injection Molding

8710

1.2 79 3.7 Extrusion molding for films, skins, foils Injection molding for air ducts, drain hose

Some grades may not be available in certain market areas. Please contact your nearest SCA representative for more detailed information.

Sumitomo Polypropylene – Homopolymer

Sumitomo Polypropylene Homopolymer, produced using Sumitomo’s proprietary Gas‐Phase Polymerization Technology, seals many of the world’s packages and forms the base of woven bags and housewares.

Biaxially Oriented Film

FS2011E

Homopolymer, Biaxially Oriented Film

Applications For printing lamination, adhesive tape, food packaging, cigarette packaging, etc.
Characteristics High strength BOPP with excellent clarity, gloss and stiffness. Excellent processability and suitable for metallization.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 190 − 250 °C
Stretching temperature : 130 − 160 °C
Stretching ratio MD / TD : 4 − 7 / 7 − 10
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 2.2 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 32 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 19 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Yield 9 % ASTM D638
at Break 155 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1280 MPa ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 34 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 2.9 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 98 ASTM D785
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 110 / 215 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 85 / 17 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 2050 / 3700 MPa ASTM D882
Haze 0.2 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 155 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 153 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101
Film fabrication conditions : monolayer film produced on sequential biaxially oriented film machine, MDO stretch ratio 5, TDO stretch ratio 8, thickness 20 μm

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FS3011E

Homopolymer, Biaxially Oriented Film

Applications For printing lamination, adhesive tape, food packaging, cigarette packaging, etc.
Characteristics Medium flow BOPP with excellent clarity, gloss and stiffness.
Excellent processability and suitable for metallization.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 190 − 250 °C
Stretching temperature : 130 − 160 °C
Stretching ratio MD / TD : 4 − 7 / 7 − 10
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 3.0 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 32 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 19 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Yield 9 % ASTM D638
at Break 165 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1265 MPa ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 35 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 2.8 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 98 ASTM D785
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 100 / 215 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 85 / 15 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 2100 / 3850 MPa ASTM D882
Haze 0.1 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 155 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 153 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101
Film fabrication conditions : monolayer film produced on sequential biaxially oriented film machine, MDO stretch ratio 5, TDO stretch ratio 8, thickness 20 μm

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Extrusion Yarn / Raffia

FY2011E

Homopolymer, Extrusion Yarn / Raffia

Applications For woven bags/cloth, Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC), binding tape, monofilament, thermoform and strapping bands.
Characteristics Excellent denier strength and good processability.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 230 − 260 °C
Stretching temperature : 140 − 160 °C
Stretching ratio : 4 − 6
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 2.2 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 33 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 19 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Yield 9 % ASTM D638
at Break 155 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1300 MPa ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 34 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 3 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 98 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 152 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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FY3011E

Homopolymer, Extrusion Yarn / Raffia

Applications For woven bags/cloth, woven fiber, carpet backing, binding tape and monofilament.
Characteristics Excellent denier strength, low shrinkage and good processability.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 230 − 260 °C
Stretching temperature : 140 − 160 °C
Stretching ratio : 4 − 6
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 3.0 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 34 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 19 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Yield 9 % ASTM D638
at Break 165 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1300 MPa ASTM D790
Flexural Strength 35 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 3 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 98 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 152 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation condition : as per ASTM D4101

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FY4012E

Homopolymer, Extrusion Yarn / Raffia

Applications For woven bags/cloth, woven fiber, carpet backing, binding tape and monofilament.
Characteristics High denier strength, low shrinkage and good processability.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 230 − 260 °C
Stretching temperature : 140 − 160 °C
Stretching ratio : 4 − 6
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 4.0 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 32 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 18 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Yield 9 % ASTM D638
at Break 110 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1300 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 3 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 99 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 152 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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Injection Molding

Y101

Homopolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For general purpose and houseware applications.
Characteristics High flow, good heat resistance and high stiffness.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 160 − 240 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 15 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 34 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 28 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1700 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 2 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 105 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 158 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 116 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.2 / 1.2 Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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SUMITOMO POLYPROPYLENE – BLOCK COPOLYMER

Sumitomo Polypropylene Block Copolymer, produced using Sumitomo’s proprietary Gas‐Phase Polymerization Technology, provides a wide range of grades for different injection molding applications. Our grades offer an excellent balance of impact strength and stiffness, which are suitable for production of housewares, containers, pails, electronic and automotive parts.

Injection Molding

AV161

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For general purpose applications such as housewares, furniture, battery cases, crates, containers, chairs, toys, detergent pails, etc.
Characteristics Formulated with nucleating agent, articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 5.5 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 25 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 13 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1170 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 10 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 4 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 90 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 154 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 106 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.4  % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AW564

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For industrial applications such as crates, washing machine parts, electrical appliances, household appliances, etc.
Characteristics Formulated with nucleating agent, articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 9 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 28 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 15 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1530 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 10 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 5 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 96 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 153 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 124 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.6 % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AR564

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For industrial applications such as crates, pails and containers, thin wall packaging, washing machine parts, electrical appliances, household appliances, etc.
Characteristics Medium flow with nucleating agent. Articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 24.5 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 24 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 17 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1290 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 8 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 5 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 90 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 151 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 109 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.4  % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AR764

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For industrial applications such as crates, pails and containers, thin wall packaging, washing machine parts, electrical appliances, household appliances, etc.
Characteristics Medium flow with nucleating and antistatic agents. Articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 24.5 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 26 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 17 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1430 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 9 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 6 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 91 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 151 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 124 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.7 % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AZ564

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For use in compounding, tubs, shells and lids of washing machine, large household electrical appliances, automotive door trips, etc.
Characteristics High flow with nucleating agent. Articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 30 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 24 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 17 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1290 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 8 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 5 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 90 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 151 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 109 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.4 % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AZ564G

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For industrial applications such as large crates, washing machine parts, electrical appliances, pails and containers, household appliances and thin wall articles.
Characteristics High flow with nucleating agent. Articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 39 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 24 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 16 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1280 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 9 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 5 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 86 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 149 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 118 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.6 % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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AZ764

Block Copolymer, Injection Molding

Applications For industrial applications such as large crates, washing machine parts, electrical appliances, pails and containers, household appliances and thin wall articles.
Characteristics High flow with nucleating and antistatic agents. Articles produced possess high impact strength, high stiffness and high heat stability.
Typical Processing Conditions Melt temperature : 190 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Flow Rate 230 °C, 2.16 kg 39 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.9 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 25 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 18 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1360 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 9 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
-20 °C 6 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness 85 ASTM D785
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 150 °C ASTM D1525
Heat Deflection Temperature 0.45 MPa 119 °C ASTM D648
Other Value Unit Method
Shrinkage MD / TD 1.4 / 1.7 % Sumika
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4101

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SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – HDPE

Sumitomo High Density Polyethylene products are well suited for a wide variety of film, blow molding and injection molding applications. Produced using the well known LyondellBasell’s Hostalen Slurry Process, the bimodal HDPE offers excellent mechanical performance, quality and processability.

Blown Film

F0554

High Density, Blown Film

Applications For shopping and grocery bags, perforated rolls, trash bags and industrial liners.
Characteristics Bimodal, high molecular weight high density polyethylene with a wide molecular weight distribution for easy processing. Produces film with high stiffness, tensile and impact strength.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 180 − 230 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 0.05 g/10min ASTM D1238
190 °C, 21.6 kg 9.3 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.951 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Film Value Unit Method
Without Stabilizer With Stabilizer
Tensile Strength at Yield MD / TD 35 / 30 35 / 30 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 70 / 65 75 / 55 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 560 / 550 520 / 560 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 930 / 1030 990 / 1140 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 17 / 39 11 / 78 g ASTM D1922
Dart Drop Impact 340 280 g ASTM D1709
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 126 °C ASTM D1525
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Blown film processing conditions : extruder ø 50 mm, die ø 120 mm, die gap 1.35 mm, temperature 200 °C, output 50 kg/h, BUR 4.0, thickness 20 μm, neck height 840 mm

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Blow Molding

B2555

High Density, Blow Molding

Applications For small to medium sized containers for household and industrial chemicals, toiletries and cosmetics tubes, automotive supplies, etc.
Characteristics Bimodal, medium molecular weight high density polyethylene with good processability. Articles produced possess high stiffness and good impact strength.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 160 − 200 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 0.3 g/10min ASTM D1238
190 °C, 5 kg 1.4 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.954 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 27 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 34 MPa ASTM D638
Tensile Elongation at Break 740 % ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1200 MPa ASTM D790
Tensile Impact 200 kJ/m2 ASTM D1822
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 10 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
‐30 °C 5 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Shore Hardness D 68 ASTM D2240
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 127 °C ASTM D1525
Other Value Unit Method
ESCR, Igepal 10 vol.% solution F50 63 h ASTM D1693
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976

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Injection Molding

M8060

High Density, Injection Molding

Applications For technical parts with moderate ESCR requirements, cartridges, storage containers, stacking crates, pallets and closures.
Characteristics High stiffness and good processability.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 160 − 220 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 8 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.960 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Yield 29 MPa ASTM D638
at Break 16 MPa ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1430 MPa ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 23 °C 3 kJ/m2 ASTM D256
Shore Hardness D 68 ASTM D2240
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 127 °C ASTM D1525
Other Value Unit Method
ESCR, Igepal 10 vol.% solution F50 5 h ASTM D1693
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976

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SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – LLDPE

Sumitomo Linear Low Density Polyethylene is a butene (C4) based LLDPE film grade, produced using Sumitomo’s proprietary Gas‐Phase Polymerization Technology. Our grades offer a balance of properties in blocking, transparency, slip, mechanical and processability. Applications cover a wide variety of general purpose film and packaging, such as stretch film, lamination film as well as agricultural film.

Film

FS150A

Linear Low Density, Blown Film

Applications For heavy duty bags, lamination film, stretch film and other general purpose film applications.
Characteristics Excellent processability without slip or antiblocking agents. Produces film with good transparency, high strength and toughness.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 180 − 220 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 1.1 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.921 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 35 / 30 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 740 / 840 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 205 / 250 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 135 / 400 g ASTM D1922
Dart Drop Impact 115 g ASTM D1709
Haze 7 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 80 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 122 °C DSC
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Film fabrication conditions : extruder ø 55 mm, die ø 125 mm, die gap 2.0 mm, temperature 200 °C, output 30 kg/h, BUR 2.0, thickness 30 μm

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FS153S

Linear Low Density, Blown Film

Applications For heavy duty liner, carrier bags, garment packaging, mulch film and other general purpose film applications.
Characteristics Excellent processability. Film produced possesses good transparency, high strength and toughness, with high slip and antiblocking properties.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 180 − 220 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 1.1 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.921 g/cm3 ASTM D792‐A
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 35 / 30 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 740 / 840 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 205 / 250 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 135 / 400 g ASTM D1922
Blocking Load 14 g/100cm2 ASTM D3354
Coefficient of Friction, Exterior μs / μk 0.10 / 0.08 ASTM D1894
Dart Drop Impact 115 g ASTM D1709
Haze 10 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 85 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 122 °C DSC
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test pieces preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Film fabrication conditions : extruder ø 55 mm, die ø 125 mm, die gap 2.0 mm, temperature 200 °C, output 30 kg/h, BUR 2.0, thickness 30 μm

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FS250B

Linear Low Density, Cast and Blown Film

Applications For cast stretch film, lamination film, general purpose cast and blown film applications; also for wires and cable applications.
Characteristics Excellent processability without slip or antiblocking agents. Produces cast film with good transparency, high strength and toughness. Produces blown film with high strength.
Typical Processing Conditions Cast extrusion : processing temperature 200 − 280 °C
Blown extrusion : processing temperature 160 − 200 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 2.2 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.921 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 40 / 30 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 670 / 850 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 160 / 155 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 70 / 215 g ASTM D1922
Dart Drop Impact 65 g ASTM D1709
Haze 0.7 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 150 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 122 °C DSC
Other Value Unit Method
 Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Cast film processing conditions : extruder ø 55 mm, die width 600 mm, die gap 1.2 mm, die temperature 280 °C, chill roll temperature 30 °C, output 50 kg/h, line speed 75 m/min, thickness 20 µm

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FS253S

Linear Low Density, Blown Film

Applications For grocery bags, garment packaging, agriculture film and other general purpose film applications.
Characteristics Excellent processability. Film produced possesses good transparency, high strength and toughness, with high slip and antiblocking properties.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 160 − 200 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 2.2 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.921 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 35 / 30 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 765 / 925 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 205 / 255 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 125 / 350 g ASTM D1922
Blocking Load 14 g/100cm2 ASTM D3354
Coefficient of Friction, Exterior μs / μk 0.11 / 0.08 ASTM D1894
Dart Drop Impact 90 g ASTM D1709
Haze 15 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 55 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 122 °C DSC
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Film fabrication conditions : extruder ø 55mm, die ø 125mm, die gap 2.0 mm, temperature 170 °C, output 30 kg/h, BUR 2.0, thickness 30 μm

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FS350A

Linear Low Density, Cast Film

Applications For lamination film, stretch film and other general purpose film applications; also for wire and cable applications.
Characteristics Excellent processability without slip or antiblocking agents. Film produced possesses excellent transparency, high strength and toughness.
Typical Processing Conditions Extrusion temperature : 200 − 280 °C
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 3.1 g/10min ASTM D1238
Density 0.922 g/cm3 ASTM D792-A
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 30 / 25 MPa ASTM D882
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 680 / 890 % ASTM D882
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 160 / 160 MPa ASTM D882
Elmendorf Tear Strength MD / TD 80 / 200 g ASTM D1922
Dart Drop Impact 65 g ASTM D1709
Haze 0.7 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 150 ASTM D2457
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 122 °C DSC
Other Value Unit Method
Flammability HB UL 94
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.
Test specimen preparation conditions : as per ASTM D4976
Cast film processing conditions : extruder ø 55 mm, die width 600 mm, die gap 1.2 mm, die temperature 280 °C, chill roll temperature 30 °C, output 50 kg/h, line speed 75 m/min, thickness 20 µm

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SUMITOMO POLYETHYLENE – EXCELLEN® EPPE GMH

Sumitomo Polyethylene – Easy Processing Polyethylene is an in-house developed product using Sumitomo’s proprietary catalyst and Gas-Phase Polymerization Technology. Sumitomo EPPE, produced from Sumitomo Chemical Chiba Works, is developed to eliminate the need for blending process to meet customers’ requirement. EPPE offers excellent properties surpassing conventional LDPE/LLDPE, EVA and others for variety of application inclusive of higher quality general, food packaging, agricultural film applications, foam applications and extrusion applications.

Film / Foam

CB0002

Easy Processing Polyethylene (EPPE), Foam

Applications For shoe sole, foam applications.
Characteristics Additives free. High mechanical strength, impact resistance, easy processing, good seal strength; suitable for high speed processing.
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 0.2 g/10min JIS K6922‐1 / K7210
Density 0.912 g/cm3 JIS K7112
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break 34 MPa JIS K7113
Tensile Elongation at Break 800 % JIS K7113
Flexural Modulus 130 MPa ASTM D747‐70
Tensile Impact 1400 kJ/m2 ASTM D1822‐61T
Shore Hardness D 49 JIS K7215
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 101 °C DSC
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications, actual test results may vary.

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GH030

Easy Processing Polyethylene (EPPE), Blown Film and Foam

Applications For sealant film, greenhouse film, shoe sole, tube, pipe, etc.
Characteristics Additives  free. High  mechanical  strength,  impact  resistance,  easy processing, good seal strength; suitable for high speed processing.
Typical Processing Conditions Die temperature :  150 ‐ 170 °C
Die gap :  recommended <1.5mm
Blow‐up ratio :  2 ‐ 3 (recommended >2.5)
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 0.5 g/10min JIS K6922‐1 / K7210
Density 0.912 g/cm3 JIS K7112
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break 30 MPa JIS K7113
Tensile Elongation at Break 850 % JIS K7113
Flexural Modulus 130 MPa ASTM D747‐70
Tensile Impact 1160 kJ/m2 ASTM D1822‐61T
Shore Hardness D 49 JIS K7215
ESCR >1000 h JIS K6760‐1981
Thermal Value Unit Method
Vicat Softening Temperature 10 N 90 °C JIS K7206
Melting Temperature 102 °C DSC
Film Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break MD / TD 32 / 34 MPa JIS K6781
Tensile Elongation at Break MD / TD 545 / 710 % JIS K6781
Tensile Modulus, 1% Secant MD / TD 110 / 130 MPa Sumika
Dart Drop Impact 74 kJ/m ASTM D1709A
Haze 4 % ASTM D1003
Gloss 45° 115 % JIS K7105
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications; actual test results may vary.

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CB1001

Easy Processing Polyethylene (EPPE), Foam

Applications For shoe sole, foam applications.
Characteristics Additives free. High mechanical strength, impact resistance, easy processing, good seal strength; suitable for high speed processing.
Typical Properties
Physical Value Unit Method
Melt Index 190 °C, 2.16 kg 2.0 g/10min JIS K6922‐1 / K7210
Density 0.912 g/cm3 JIS K7112
Mechanical Value Unit Method
Tensile Strength at Break 24 MPa JIS K7113
Tensile Elongation at Break 830 % JIS K7113
Flexural Modulus 120 MPa ASTM D747‐70
Tensile Impact 900 kJ/m2 ASTM D1822‐61T
Shore Hardness D 48 JIS K7215
Thermal Value Unit Method
Melting Temperature 100 °C DSC
The values shown are typical values measured on the product and are not to be considered as guaranteed specifications, actual test results may vary

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Polymers Applications

Sumitomo PP, PE, and GMH film grade resins are suitable for various flexible packaging blown film, cast film, and biaxial oriented film (BOPP) applications.

Greenhouse Film

  • EPPE
  • LLDPE

Glove

  • EPPE

Mulching Film (Blown Film)

  • LLDPE

Stretch Film (Cast)

  • LLDPE

Garbage Bag (Blown Film)

  • HDPE

Shopping Bag (Blown Film)

  • HDPE

Adhesive Tape (Biaxially Oriented Film)

  • PP Homopolymer

Detergent Sachet

  • EPPE

Food Packaging (Biaxially Oriented Film)

  • PP Homopolymer

Poultry Cage

  • HDPE

Car Bumper

  • PP Block Copolymer

Furniture

  • PP Homopolymer
  • PP Block Copolymer

Tray

  • PP Homopolymer
  • PP Block Copolymer

Baby Bathtub

  • PP Homopolymer
  • PP Block Copolymer

Jerry Can

  • HDPE

Cleaning Solvent Container

  • HDPE

Petrol Container

  • HDPE

Woven Bag (Extrusion Yarn/Raffia)

  • PP Homopolymer

Strapping Band (Extrusion Yarn/Raffia)

  • PP Homopolymer