Microthene® MN 722-00

50 mesh (292 micron) polyethylene powder with a melt index of 3.7
Product Overview
Microthene MN 722-00 is a 50 mesh (292 micron) ground low density polyethylene powder that is mostly used as an additive in a broad range of specialty applications. Microthene G powders offer the properties of polyolefin resins but in a ground particle size making it suitable for dispersion in aqueous systems.
Product Specifications
Melt index: 3.7 g/10 min
Density: 0.923 g/cc
Vicat softening point: 94.6°C/202.3°F
Peak melting point: 109.0°C/228.2°F
Low temperature brittleness: -68.1°C/-90.6°F
Tensile strength @ break: 11.8/1,720 MPa/psi
Elongation @ break: 610%
Flexural modulus: 330/47,800 MPa/psi
Hardness, Shore D: 56/50 max/15 sec
Particle shape: Irregular
Average particle size: 50 mesh
Primary Chemistry: Polyethylene powder
Features & Benefits
Small ground particle size
Long shelf life
Easy to disperse
FDA approved
Problems Solved
Difficulties with surface smoothness and shrinkage
Lack of uniform color in end-product
Dispersion difficulties of pigments throughout the compound
Lack of impact strength
Applications
Automotive parts
Color concentrates
Structural parts
Binder in filters and batteries
Carrier/matrix for fabrics, paper