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Low-density polyethylene

LDPE is a low temperature cost effective thermoplastic that has moderate chemical resistance and good electrical insulation properties.

Brand Names

  • Blueridge LDPE
  • Bloomer LDPE


  • Moderately Chemically Resistant

Common Applications

  • Thermoformed components
PropertyTest MethodTypical Value
  English unitsSI Units
Available Thickness Range-2 – 30 mil51 - 762µm
Max. Operating Temp.-176ºF80°C
Melt PointASTM D-3418248ºF120°C
Dielectric StrengthASTM D-257460 - 700 V/mil-
Dielectric ConstantASTM D-1502.25 - 2.32.25 - 2.3
Specific GravityASTM D-792.92.92
Tensile StrengthASTM D-6381700 psi11.72 MPa

Note: The information displayed on the Welch Fluorocarbon, Inc. website should be utilized for evaluation and reference purposes only, and should not be used as a definitive source. It is the user’s responsibility to test the suitability of any material for their particular end use.