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Epolene® C-19

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Epolene® C-19 by Westlake Chemical is a branched low density polyethylene modified with maleic anhydride. Exhibits excellent thermal stability, low color and medium molecular weight. The maleic anhydride modification allows improved adhesion, greater filler tolerance, broader capabilities, and improved aging properties. Shows compatibility with many polymers, resins, and natural- & synthetic waxes. Epolene® C-19 is used as a base polymer for solvent-based adhesives & hot-melt adhesives, and applications which require compatibility with polyamide.

Epolene® C-19 Product details

Product Type
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Chemical Composition
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CAS Number
9006-26-2
Physical Form
Pellets, Free-flowing
Appearance
Whitish
Product Status
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Applications/ Recommended for
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Epolene® C-19 Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Softening point, Mettler, ASTM D6090
xxx °C
Viscosity @ 125°C, Brookfield
xxxx cP
Viscosity @ 190°C, Brookfield
xxxx cP
Weight-average molecular weight, measured via Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) using polystyrene standards
xxxxx
Yellowing Index, ASTM D6290
xxxx
Specific Gravity @ 25°C
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Flash Point, Setaflash closed cup
xxxxx °C
Thermal Decomposition Temperature
xxxxx °C
Softening point, Ring & Ball, ASTM E-28
xxx °C
Dropping point, Mettler, ASTM D-3954
xxx °C
Penetration Hardness, ASTM D-1321
x dmm
Density @ 25°C, ASTM D-5
xxxxx g/cm3
Acid number
x mg KOH/g
Color, ASTM D-1544
x Gardner
Odor Threshold, for maleic anhydride
xxxx ppm
Last edited Feb 8, 2018
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