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

(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

(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