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LDPE Material Properties - Low Density Polyethylene

LDPE Material Summary

LDPE is a very common material found in many household items such as plastic bags, toys and packaging. It is also used as insulation for wiring due to its flexibility.  

Injection moulded LDPE plastic parts

The information above has been collected through standardised tests  (ASTM International) and serves only as a rough guide for material selection. 

LDPE Material Properties

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