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Typical Properties of BFI HL 428 HDPE Film

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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) 1000F g/100 in2/day ASTM E96 0.5

(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 6420 HDPE Film

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value<
Density g/cm3 ASTM D-792 0.962
Melt Flow Index 1900C/2.16kg ASTM D-1238 2.0
1900C/21.6kg ASTM D-1238 55.00

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

Properties Units ASTM# Typical Value
Dart Impact g ASTM D-1709 100
Elmendorf Tear      
    Machine Direction (MD) g ASTM D-1922 24
    Transverse Direction (TD) g ASTM D-1922 385
Tensile Strength @ Yield      
    Machine Direction (MD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 3800
    Transverse Direction (TD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 4000
Tensile Strength @ Break      
    Machine Direction (MD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 7500
    Transverse Direction (TD) psi ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 3400
Elongation @ Break      
    Machine Direction (MD) % ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 700
    Transverse Direction (TD) % ASTM D-882,A,2in./min 700
Secant Modulus kpsi D882,A, 1in/min  
1% Strain (MD/TD)     125/128
2% Strain (MD/TD)     100/102
WVTR (3) 1000F g/100 in2/day F1249 0.25

(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 1.0 mil with a 2.5:1 BUR at 6:1 FLH/D ratio.

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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