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Glossary » Materials » Polymers » Polyethylene » Crosslinked » Wire and Cable Grade
Wire and Cable Grade PE is a subcategory of Polyethylene. It is specially formulated to wire and cable grade. Its flexural modulus ranges from 8 to 14 MPa. Its tensile strength ranges from 1500 to 3100 MPa at break. Its elongation at break ranges from 180 to 600 %. Its hardness ranges from 30 to 65 Shore D. Its specific gravity ranges from 0.91 to 1.4.
Polyethylene, also known as PE, is a thermoplastic polymer. Common trade names include Marlex, Alathon, and Hostalen. crosslinked It has good toughness at low temperatures and is inexpensive. PE is the largest volume commodity plastic. It is widely used in blow-molded beverage bottles, auto gas tanks, and extruded pipes.
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