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Epolene® C-18 Polymer

Epolene® C-18 is a low density polyethylene wax modified with maleic anhydride for use in coatings, adhesives and color concentrates.


50lb Bag



Product Overview

Epolene® C-18 is a branched LDPE homopolymer modified with maleic anhydride that can be used as a base polymer in concentrate dispersions, coatings and adhesives.  It is well suited for applications requiring polyamide compatibility and offers high gloss and good heat seal ability. Epolene® C-18 has a molecular weight of 15,000 and is provided in pellet form.

Product Specifications

Polymer Type:  PE
Molecular Weight: 15,000
Mettle Softening Point: 104°C (ASTM D 6090)
Penetration Hardness: 4 dmm (ASTM D5)
Viscosity, Brookfield: 1,550 cP @ 190°C

Primary Chemistry: Polyethylene

Features & Benefits

Low moisture vapor transmission
Grease resistance
High gloss
Good heat seal ability
Low color
Maleic anhydride grafted


automotive, wax coatings, color concentrates

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