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High-Density Polyethylene Resin

Evaluation of High-Density Polyethylene Resin for Cell Classification

SGS U.S. Testing Company Inc.
1341 North 108th East Avenue
Tel: 918-437-8333
Fax: 918-437-8487

July 9, 1998

Report Number: 109962-3

CLIENT: JB Engineering & Code Consulting
  1661 Cardinal Drive
  Munster, IN 46321
  Attn: Julius Ballanco
SUBJECT: Evaluation of High-Density Polyethylene Resin for Cell Classification.
SAMPLE ID: One 10 lb bag of High-Density Polyethylene Resin was received from the client on 5/29/98. The sample was received in good condition.
PROCEDURE: The High-Density Polyethylene Resin was evaluated in accordance with the requirements of ASTM D 3350-98. This testing was subcontracted out to CRT Laboratories, Inc. in Orange, CA. No revisions to this report will be allowed after 90 days of the report date.
TEST DATE: 6/20/98 - 7/7/98
RESULTS: The test data and results are on the following page.
CONCLUSION: Based on the results this sample meets the minimum Cell Classification requirements per ASTM D 3350-98 (Exceeds D 1784 & D 2412). In addition, this sample revealed a final Cell Classification of 3-3-6-6-3 (Exceeds 12454).
CERTIFICATION: The tests reported here were conducted under the continuous, direct supervision of SGS U.S. Testing Company Inc., Tulsa, OK.

Signed for the Company

Jeff Simmons
Dept. Manager/Product Evaluation

Results

Test Property

Minimum MFG. Data

CRT Results

Cell Achieved

Specific Gravity (g/cm3)

N/A

0.948

Cell-3/Pass

Melt Index (gms./10 min.)

N/A

0.0061

Cell-3/Pass

Flexural 2% Second Modulus (psi/Mpa)

N/A

246,500 - 1,700

Cell-6/Pass

Tensile Strength @ Yield (psi/Mpa)

N/A

4,614/31.8

Cell-6/Pass

E.S.C.R. (Igepal CO-630/100ºC)

>5000**

>192.0 hours

Cell-3/Pass

Brittleness Temperature (ºF/ºC)

>-60ºC

>-60ºC

Pass

Thermal Stability(DSC)

N/A

265ºC

Pass

(minimum induction 220ºC)

 

 

 

 

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