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LATIGEA 45/7-GW

Family: LATIGEA
Base resin:High density polyethylene (HDPE)
General information
Product made of High density polyethylene (HDPE) from renewable sources. Flame retardant, free of antimonium trioxide. Improved GWFI compared to standard product. PFAS-free product.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in contact with foodstuffs or for potable water transportation, or for toy manufacturing.
The products mentioned herein are not suitable for applications in the pharmaceutical, medical or dental sector.
Process types
  • - Injection moulding
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Technical characteristics
Physical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Density ISO 1183 1.08 g/cm³
Linear shrinkage at moulding
Longitudinal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,70 ÷ 2,10 %
Transversal (2.0mm/60MPa) ISO 294-4 1,40 ÷ 1,80 %
Dimensional stability --- 60
Moisture absorption
Saturation, in air ISO 62-4 0.05 %
Mechanical properties Standard Value Measure Units
CHARPY impact strength
Unnotched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eU 75 kJ/m²
Notched, at +23°C ISO 179-1eA 2.8 kJ/m²
Tensile elongation
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 8 %
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 60 %
Tensile strength
At yield (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 15 MPa
At break (5 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 7 MPa
Elastic modulus
Tensile (1 mm/min), 23°C ISO 527 1500 MPa
Thermal properties Standard Value Measure Units
Coefficient of linear thermal expansion (CLTE)
+30°C to +100°C (longitudinal) ISO 11359 150 × 10⁶ K¹
+30°C a +100°C (transversal) ISO 11359 170 × 10⁶ K¹
VICAT - Softening point
50N (heating rate 120°C/h) ISO 306 75 °C
HDT - Heat Deflection Temperature
0.45 MPa ISO 75 75 °C
1.81 MPa ISO 75 45 °C
Flammability Standard Value Measure Units
GWFI - Glow Wire Flammability Index
2 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-12 850 °C
1 mm thickness IEC 60695-2-12 850 °C
Electrical properties Standard Value Measure Units
Electrical resistivity
Surface, dry ASTM D 257 1E12 ohm
Melt Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested melt temperature --- 205 ÷ 225 °C
Mould Temperature Standard Value Measure Units
Suggested mould temperature --- 20 ÷ 35 °C
Drying conditions (hot air dessiccator)
Predrying needed. At least 2 hours at 80 ÷ 90°C
Injection speed
Injection speed: medium. Setting an injection profile should improve moulding.
Hot runners
Usage of hot runner: possible