Lotrène® FE 3000

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Lotrène® FE 3000 is an additive free grade produced by a tubular high pressure process mainly recommended for heavy duty film applications,.

Polymer Name: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

Processing Methods: Extrusion

Melt Flow Index: 0.3 - 0.3 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Plastics & Elastomers Functions
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Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Properties
  • Lotène FE3000 is offering high strength combined with good optical properties. Lotrène FE3000 has a  molecular structure allowing to produce films with excellent optical properties, very good shrink properties and good mechanical properties.

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods
Processing
  • Lotrène FE3000 can be easily processed on all types of extruders designed for polyethylene. The melt temperature is suggested to be in the range of 210-180 °C. The best and balanced properties of the blown film are achieved at blow up ratios between 2.0:1 and 3.5:1. The recommended thickness range is from 40 pm to 200 pm.
Applications
  • Heavy duty bags
  • Industrial shrink film
  • Construction film
  • Agricultural film

Properties

Physical Form
Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Break (MD)400%ASTM D-882
Elongation at Break (TD)600%ASTM D-882
Tear Resistance MD47gASTM D-1922
Tear Resistance TD47gASTM D-1922
Tensile Strength at Break (MD)35MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Break (TD)29MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Yield (MD)12MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Yield (TD)12MPaASTM D-882
Tensile Strength at Yield (TD)12
Coefficient of friction0.75ASTM D-1894
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Index0.3g/10 min.ASTM D-1238
Density at 23°C0.923g/cm³ASTM D-1505
Crystalline Melting Point112°CASTM E-794
Haze8%ASTM D-1003
Vicat Softening Point99°CASTM D-1525
Impact Strength, F 50150N/mmASTM D-1709
Puncture Force62NInternal Method
Gloss at 45°56ASTM D-2457

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Technical Details & Test Data

Food Contact and reach
  • Lotrène polyethylene products manufactured by Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C. comply with US, EU and other food contact legislations. Limitations may apply. All QAPCO Lotrène products are complying with REACH Regulation 1907/2006/EC. The aims of this regulation are to improve the protection of human health and the environment through better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances.

Safety & Health

Safety
  • Under normal conditions Lotrène products do not present a toxic hazard through skin contact or inhalation.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Middle East

Storage & Handling

Storage and Handling
  • Polyethylene products should be stored in their original packaging or in clean appropriate silos.  The products should be stored in a dry and well-ventilated area and should not be exposed to direct sunlight and or heat in any form since this may adversely affect their properties. As a general rule, our products should not be stored for more than three months from receipt date.