LD-PE

LD-PE means low-density polyethylene. It is widely used soft commodity plastic.

Why choose it?

  • An inexpensive alternative to TPE (not in 2k products).
  • Good impact and chemical resistance
  • LD-PE restores its ductility even in low temperatures. Its Tg is on the level of -110°C

Why not choose it?

  • Poor thermal resistance
  • Soft, poor scratch resistance
  • Sensitive to UV-light
  • Poor bonding
  • Flammable

Typical applications:

  • Food container lids
  • Ventilation duct caps
  • Toys

 

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