Microthene® MN 727-00

16 mesh (1190 micron) polyethylene powder with a melt index of 24.
Product Overview
Microthene MN 727-00 is a 16 mesh (1190 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: 25 g/10 min
Density: 0.924 g/cc
Vicat softening point: 86.4°C/187.5°F
Peak melting point: 109.6°C/229.3°F
Low temperature brittleness: -28.3°C/-18.9°F
Tensile strength @ break: 8.4/1,220 MPa/psi
Elongation @ break: 110%
Flexural modulus: 342/49,600 MPa/psi
Hardness, Shore D: 56/49 max/15 sec
Particle shape: Irregular
Average particle size: 16 mesh
Primary Chemistry: Polyethylene powder
Features & Benefits
Small ground particle size
Long shelf life
Easy to disperse
FDA approved
Problems Solved
The particle size of LDPE powder is too fine
Binding issues and insufficient strength in plastics and coating applications
Applications
Automotive parts
Color concentrates
Structural parts
Binder in filters and batteries
Carrier/matrix for fabrics, paper