HDPE Material Properties - High Density Polyethylene
HDPE Material Summary
HDPE is a cheap material with similar properties to LDPE. Compared to LDPE, HDPE is more rigid, moderately flexible and quite tough. It is used in a variety of applications such as packaging, milk bottles and piping. It can be injection moulded, extruded, vacuum formed and blow moulded.
The information above has been collected through standardised tests (ASTM International) and serves only as a rough guide for material selection.