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HDPE Typical Physical Properties



Property

Test

Typical Value

Units

Material Designation

PPI TR-4

PE3408 / PE3608

-

Cell Classification

ASTM D3350

345464C
-

Pipe Properties

Density

ASTM D1505

0.955

g/cm3

Melt Index (190ºC / 2.16kg)

ASTM D1238

0.07 – 0.15

g/10 min

HDB @ 73ºF (23ºC)

ASTM D2837

1,600

psi

HDB @ 140ºF (60ºC)

ASTM D2837

800

psi

HDS @ 73ºF (23ºC)

PPI TR-4

800

psi

HDS @ 140ºF (60ºC)

PPI TR-4

400

psi

Color – Carbon Black UV Stabilizer

ASTM D3350

2 minimum

%

Material Properties

Tensile Strength @ Yield (2 in/min)

ASTM D638

3,000 – 3,500

psi

Elongation @ Break (2 in/min)

ASTM D638

> 700

%

Flexural Modulus

ASTM D790

110,000 – 160,000

psi

Hardness

ASTM 2240

60 – 64

Shore D

PENT

ASTM 1473

> 100

hrs

Thermal Properties

Thermal Expansion Coefficient

ASTM D696

1.0 x 10-4

in/in/ºF

Brittleness Temperature

ASTM D746

< -103

ºF

Vicat Softening Temperature

ASTM D1525

255

ºF


Applicable Standards Typical Applications
AWWA C901 & C906 Potable Water Distribution & Transmission
NSF 61 Potable Water System Components
ASTM F714 or D3035 Polyethylene Pipe Controlled Outside Diameter

Typical Values listed are for comparing polyethylene piping resins.
Values determined on samples taken from pipe may vary.


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