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Epolene® C-17

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Westlake Chemical

Epolene® C-17 by Westlake Chemical is a branched low density polyethylene with a relatively high melt point and viscosity. Exhibits excellent thermal stability, low color, medium molecular weight, low temperature flexibility and excellent compatibility with various tackifying resins. Epolene® C-17 is used in solvent-based adhesives and hot-melt adhesives.

Epolene® C-17 Product details

Product Type
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Chemical Composition
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CAS Number
9002-88-4
Physical Form
Pellets, Free-flowing
Appearance
Whitish
Product Status
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Applications/ Recommended for
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Epolene® C-17 Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Softening point, Mettler, ASTM D6090
xxx °C
Weight-average molecular weight, measured via Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) using polystyrene standards
xxxxxx
Yellowing Index, ASTM D6290
xxxx
Specific Gravity @ 25°C
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Flash Point, ASTM E136
xxxxx °C
Thermal Decomposition Temperature
xxxxx °C
Softening point, Ring & Ball, ASTM E-28
xxx °C
Dropping point, Mettler, ASTM D-3954
xxxxx °C
Penetration Hardness, ASTM D-1321
x dmm
Density @ 25°C, ASTM D-5
xxxxx g/cm3
Acid number, ASTM D-1386
xxxxxx
Melt Index, ASTM D1238
xxxxxxx g/10min
Color, ASTM D-1544
x Gardner
Cloud point, ASTM D-2500, 2% in 54°C (130°F) paraffin
xx °C
Last edited Feb 8, 2018
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