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Formolene® Polyethylene Resins

 

Formosa offers high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resins for blow molding, pipe extrusion, film extrusion, profile extrusion and sheet extrusion applications. We serve a wide range of applications in the packaging and industrial markets.

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Market Brochures and Product Awareness Sheets

Formolene FORMAX® L9 Series for Superior Strength Film

Formolene® High Density Polyethylene for Blow Molding

Formolene® Polyethylene for Films

Formolene® Low Density Polyethylene

Product Awareness - Formolene FORMAX(r) L9 Series

Formolene(r) HDPE for Blow Molding

Formolene(r) HDPE for Film Formolene(r) Low Density Polyethylene Products

 

Processing Guides

To assist our Formolene® and Formolene FORMAX® polyethylene film products customers, we have prepared a PE Film Processing Guide (PDF). It also provides a handy troubleshooting guide to identify and resolve the most common film processing problems.

To assist our Formolene® blow-molding products customers, we've also prepared a PE Blow Molding Process Guide (PDF). It provides a useful guide to identify and resolve the most common blow molding processing problems.

Products, Properties and Descriptions/Applications

A complete list of Formolene® and Formolene FORMAX® polyethylene products, properties and descriptions/applications is provided below.  You can go directly to your desired application area by clicking on any of these links:

Note: checkmark  = link to additional information;  checkmark_black  = approved or registered for use in indicated application.

HDPE - Blow Molding (hexene copolymer)

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Resin

Melt Index

Density FDA HPB DMF NSF UL Description/General Applications
Formolene®HB4903 0.30 0.949           A higher performance blow molding resin (High ESCR).
Formolene®HB5202B 0.35 0.952           HIC and general purpose bottle grade resin.
Formolene® HB5502A 0.35 0.955         checkmark_black HIC and general purpose bottle grade resin with non-food grade anti-stat.
Formolene®HB5502B 0.35 0.955 checkmark checkmark checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black HIC and general purpose bottle grade resin.
Formolene® HB5502F 0.35 0.955 checkmark   checkmark_black   checkmark_black HIC and general purpose bottle grade resin w/ a food grade anti-stat.
Formolene®HB5502Z 0.35 0.955 checkmark   checkmark_black     Pharmaceutical and toiletry packaging grade resin (injection blow molding).
Formolene®HL5010 10.0 (HLMI) 0.949 checkmark   checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black Pallets, cattle feeders, large formed parts, boats.

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HDPE - Blow Molding (homopolymer)

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Resin

Melt Index

Density FDA HPB DMF NSF UL Description/General Applications
Formolene®HB6007 0.70 0.964 checkmark checkmark checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black Homopolymer for water, dairy, fruit juices.
Formolene®HB6007F 0.70 0.964 checkmark checkmark checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black Homopolymer for water, dairy, fruit juices, w/ a food grade anti-stat.

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HDPE - Film (butene copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene® E922 0.15 0.953 checkmark   MMW - Bimodal for thin film applications.
Formolene®E924 0.04 0.949 checkmark   HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene®E924F 0.04 0.949 checkmark   HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene®E924ND 0.04 0.949 checkmark   HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners. Designed for good bubble stability.
Formolene®E927 0.07 0.949 checkmark   HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene®E927ND 0.07 0.949 checkmark checkmark_black HMW - Bimodal resin for films, bags and liners. Designed for good bubble stability at thin film gauges.

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HDPE - Film (hexene copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA HPB Description/General Applications
Formolene®HF3728 0.30 0.937 checkmark checkmark MMW - HDPE for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene® HL3721 21 (HLMI) 0.937     Medium density geomembrane cast film resin.
Formolene® HL3812 12.0 (HLMI) 0.938     Medium density geomembrane blown film resin.

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HDPE - Pipe (bimodal)

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Resin

Melt Index

Density NSF Description/General Applications
Formolene®E900 0.04 0.949   Corrugated pipe, drain tile.
Formolene®E6210A 6.7 (HLMI) 0.948 Std 14 A PE4710/PE100 resin for water and gas pipe applications.
Formolene®E6210C 6.7 (HLMI) 0.948 Std 14 A PE4710/PE100 resin for water and gas pipe applications.

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HDPE - Pipe (unimodal)

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Resin

Melt Index

Density NSF Description/General Applications
Formolene®HP3902 0.20 0.939 Std 14 An ASTM PE2708/ISO PE80 resin for gas distribution, oilfield and other industrial piping applications.
Formolene® HP4000 0.14 0.944   Conduit and tubing.
Formolene®HP4401 0.11 0.944 Std 14 An ASTM PE3608 / ISO PE80 resin for potable water and industrial piping applications.
Formolene®HP4525 0.30 0.948   Conduit Pipe.
Formolene®HL5010

10.0

(HLMI)

0.949 Std 61 Conduit and corrugated pipe.
Formolene® HP6000 0.65 0.964   Corrugated pipe and drain tile.

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HDPE - Sheet & Thermoforming (hexene copolymer)

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Resin

Melt Index

Density FDA DMF NSF UL Description/General Applications
Fomolene®HB4903 0.30 0.949         Industrial housings, shrouds, tanks, garbage cans.
Formolene®HB5202B2 0.30 0.952 checkmark       Industrial housing, shrouds, tanks.
Formolene ® HB5502S1 0.25 0.955 checkmark checkmark_black   checkmark_black Industrial housings, shrouds, tanks.
Formolene®HL5010

10.0

(HLMI)

0.949 checkmark checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black Pallets, cattle feeders, large formed parts, boats.

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LLDPE - Film (butene copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene®L42009A 0.95 0.919 checkmark   Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009B 0.95 0.919 checkmark checkmark_black Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009E2 0.95 0.919 checkmark checkmark_black Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009F 0.95 0.919 checkmark   Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009H 0.95 0.919 checkmark   Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009M 0.95 0.919 checkmark checkmark_black Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42009PE 0.95 0.919 checkmark   Industrial liners, garment bags & coextrusion.
Formolene®L42022B 2.0 0.919 checkmark   Blown and cast film applications.
Formolene®L42022E2 2.0 0.919 checkmark   Blown film for thin guage applications.

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LLDPE - Film (hexene copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene® L62009A 0.95 0.920 checkmark   Blown film applications such as industrial liners, garment bags and co-extrusion. Product contains anti-block only.
Formolene® L62009B 0.95 0.920 checkmark   Blown film applications such as i ndustrial liners, garment bags and co-extrusion. Product is a barefoot grade.
Formolene® L62009E2 0.95 0.920 checkmark   Blown film applications such as industrial liners, garment bags and co-extrusion. Product contains slip and antiblock additives.
Formolene® L62009H 0.95 0.920 checkmark checkmark_black Cast and stretch film applications.

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LLDPE - Film (Formolene FORMAX® L9 superior strength copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 A 0.80 0.916 checkmark   Industrial packaging, industrial liners, consumer trash bags and food packaging. Coextrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 E2 0.80 0.916 checkmark   Industrial packaging, industrial liners, consumer trash bags and food packaging. Coextrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 H 0.80 0.916 checkmark checkmark_black Cast film applications and co-extrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91720 B 2.0 0.918 checkmark   Cast film applications and co-extrusion.

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LDPE - Film Extrusion Resins

Safety Data Sheets:  English

 

Resin Melt Index Density Description/General Applications
FR165BW 0.33 0.922 Agricultural film, Construction film, Blend partner, Heavy duty bags, Pallet shrink film, High performance Collation shrink, Foams, Profile extrusion.
FR171BA 0.55 0.929 Blend partner, Co-extrusion films, Medium duty shrink film, lamination.
FR150BW 0.75 0.923 Agricultural film, Blend partner, Collation shrink, Freezer film, Medium duty shrink film, Co-extrusion films, Lamination film, Shoppers, Form Fill & Seal packaging.
FR150AC 0.75 0.923 Agricultural film, Blend partner, Collation shrink, Freezer film, Medium duty shrink film, Co-extrusion films, Lamination film, Shoppers, Form Fill & Seal packaging.
FC100BW 2.00 0.923 Blend partner, Cast film, Food packaging, Foams, Liners, Light duty shrink, Freezer film, Lamination film, Compounding, Form Fill & Seal packaging, Mail bags, Produce bags, Shoppers, Textile packaging.
FC100BR 2.00 0.923 Blend partner, Cast film, Food packaging, Foams, Liners, Light duty shrink, Freezer film, Lamination film, Compounding, Form Fill & Seal packaging, Mail bags, Produce bags, Shoppers, Textile packaging.
FC104BR 2.00 0.925 Blend partner, Bread bags, Food packaging, Display packaging, High Clarity film, Freezer film, Light duty shrink film, Form fill & Seal packaging, Lamination film, Produce bags, Salad bags, Textile packaging.
FC151BW 3.00 0.934 Cast film, Co-extrusion films, Embossed films, Hygiene packaging, Label film, Overwrap film, Paper Overwrap.
FC160AT 4.00 0.923 Cast film, High clarity film, Laundry film, Produce bags, Zipper bag, Profile Extrusion.
FC605BA 6.50 0.923 Compounding, Masterbatch Base resin, Food packaging, Houseware Articles, Injection molding, Ridgid Medium Sized Molding.

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Formosa offers a variety of high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resins for diverse packaging and industrial applications.

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