Blueridge Films, Inc.
Toll Free: 888-706-4600
E-mail: sales@blueridgefilms.com

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Blown High Density Film

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Available grades: BFI 428 and BFI 9260


Typical Properties of (Blown) BFI 428 HDPE Film 


Resin Properties:

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value
Density g/cm3 ASTM D-792 0.947
Melt Flow Index 1900C/2.16kg ASTM D-1238 0.28
1900C/21.6kg ASTM D-1238 20.00
Melting Point 0F ASTM D-3417 259

Blown Film Properties(1) (2)

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value
Dart Impact g ASTM D-1709 100
Elmendorf Tear      
    Machine Direction (MD) g ASTM D-1922 28
    Transverse Direction (TD) g ASTM D-1922 530
Tensile Strength @ Yield      
    Machine Direction (MD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 3500
    Transverse Direction (TD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 3700
Tensile Strength @ Break      
    Machine Direction (MD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 7900
    Transverse Direction (TD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 5700
Elongation @ Break      
    Machine Direction (MD) % ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 600
    Transverse Direction (TD) % ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 700
WVTR(3) 100F
g/100 in2/day/1mil ASTM E96 0.50
 Shatter Resitance  F

   - 20

(1) Data developed under laboratory conditions and are not to be used as specification, maxima or minima.
(2) Film was produced at 1.0 mil with a 4:1 BUR.
(3) Water Vapor Transmission Rate


Typical Properties of (Blown) BFI 9260 HDPE Film

(Medium Molecular Weight)

Resin Properties:

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value<
Density g/cm3 ASTM D-792 0.962
Melt Flow Index 1900C/2.16kg ASTM D-1238 2.0

Blown Film Properties: (1) (4) (Cast Film Properties are not available at this time)

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value
Tensile Strength @ Yield      
    Machine Direction (MD) psi ASTM D-882,A,20 in./min 4200
    Transverse Direction (TD) psi ASTM D-882,A,20 in./min 3600
Tensile Elongation @ Break      
    Machine Direction (MD) % ASTM D-882,A,20 in./min 850
    Transverse Direction (TD) % ASTM D-882,A,20 in./min 500
Secant Modulus

 
1% Strain (MD/TD)  kpsi
 D882,A, 1in/min
140/180
2% Strain (MD/TD)  kpsi
 D882,A, 1in/min
110/135
WVTR(3) (4) 100F g/100 in2/day/2 mil F1249 0.12
Thermal      
 Melting temperature  F
   275
Shatter Resistance  F    - 20

(1) Data developed under laboratory conditions and are not to be used as specification, maxima or minima.

(3) Water Vapor Transmission Rate.

(4) Film was produced at 2.0 mil with a 2.5:1 BUR


BlueRidge Films, Inc.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1600
Petersburg, VA 23805-0600

Physical Address:
10921 Lamore Drive
Disputanta, VA 23842-4602

Toll Free: 888-706-4600
Tel: 804-862-8700
Fax: 804-862-5100

E-mail: sales@blueridgefilms.com

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BlueRidge Films, Inc.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1600
Petersburg, VA 23805-0600

Physical Address:
10921 Lamore Drive
Disputanta, VA 23842-4602

Toll Free: 888-706-4600
Tel: 804-862-8700
Fax: 804-862-5100

sales@blueridgefilms.com