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Cast Polypropylene (PP) Film Properties

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BFI 8473 Cast P/P Film Properties

Polypropylene 8473 is a low melting, high ethylene random copolymer with improved color, optics and impact properties.

Heat Sealable: The very low melting point of 8473 makes it an excellent heat seal layer for oriented films.

Slip/Antiblock: 8473 is available with custom slip and antiblock packages.

FDA: 8473 complies with all applicable FDA regulations Title 21 CFR Section 177.1520(c) 3.1 and may be used under these provisions for food contact and packaging.

Recommended Applications: 8473 is recommended for use in non-oriented film processes for manufacture of packaging films that require improved optical and impact properties and as a heat seal layer for oriented films.

Processing: 8473 resin processes on film extrusion equipment with typical melt temperatures of 390ºF - 450ºF (199ºF - 232ºC).

Resin Properties Units ASTMMethod TypicalValue
Density g/cc D-1505 0.895
Melt Flow g/10 min D-1238 4.6
Melting Point g/cc DSC 273 (134)
Cast Film Properties      
Haze % D 1003 2.0
Gloss 45º 45° D 2457 85
Ultimate Tensile PSI (MPa) D 882 3000 (20)
Dart Impact (F50) g/mil D-1709 240
Elongation at Break % D-882 500
1% Secant Modulus PSI (MPa) D-882 50,000 (480)
Heat Seal Temperature SIT ºF(ºC) 248 (120)
Dart Impact (F50) gm/mil D 1709 240
Yield sq.in/ lb   30,800

* Minimum seal strength is 200 g/inch at 15 psi pressure and 1 sec.
** Data developed under laboratory conditions and are not to be used as specifications, maxima or minima.

NOTE:
Technical data is furnished for the end user's information. No guarantee is made of its accuracy. BFI does not accept responsibility for results obtained by the application of this information or the safety and suitability of our products either alone or in combination with other products. Because conditions may vary and are beyond our control, users are advised to make their own determination of the safety and suitability of each product or product combination in their own application.

Cast BFI 3270 Homopolymer P/P Film Properties

Resin Properties Units ASTMMethod TypicalValue
Density g/cc D-1505 0.91
Melt Flow g/10 min@230ºC/2160g D-1238 2.0
Melting Point ºF (ºC) DSC 329 (165)
Cast Film Properties
Haze % N/A 4.5
Gloss 45º 85 N/A 69
Tensile (Yield)
MD PSI N/A 3665
TD PSI N/A 3625
Tensile (Break)
MD PSI N/A 8321
TD PSI N/A 5295
1% Secant Modulus
MD kpsi N/A 134
TD kpsi N/A 135
Elmendorf Tear Strength
MD g N/A 64
TD g N/A 298
Tear Ratio (TD/MD) 4.6
Yield sq.in/ lb 31,000

NOTE:
Data based on .002" thick BFI 3270 Cast PP.
Technical data is furnished for the end user's information. No guarantee is made of its accuracy. BFI does not accept responsibility for results obtained by the application of this information or the safety and suitability of our products either alone or in combination with other products. Because conditions may vary and are beyond our control, users are advised to make their own determination of the safety and suitability of each product or product combination in their own application.

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