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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

Product Awareness - Formolene FORMAX(r) L9 Series

Formolene(r) HDPE for Blow Molding

 

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

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Density FDA HPB DMF NSF UL Description/General Applications
Formolene® HB4903 0.30 0.949           A higher performance blow molding resin (High ESCR).
Formolene® HB5202A 0.35 0.952           HIC (Household Industrial Chemicals) and general purpose bottle grade resin with non-food grade anti-stat.
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 0.954 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

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Density FDA HPB DMF NSF UL Description/General Applications
Formolene® HB6007 0.65 0.964 checkmark checkmark checkmark_black Std 61 checkmark_black Homopolymer for water, dairy, fruit juices.
Formolene® HB6007F 0.65 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 HPB Description/General Applications
Formolene® E922 0.15 0.953 checkmark checkmark MMW - Bimodal for thin film applications.
Formolene® E924 0.04 0.949 checkmark checkmark HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene® E924F 0.04 0.949 checkmark checkmark HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene® E924ND 0.04 0.949 checkmark checkmark HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners. Designed for good bubble stability.
Formolene® E927 0.07 0.949 checkmark checkmark HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can liners.
Formolene® E927ND 0.07 0.949 checkmark checkmark HMW - Bimodal resin for T-shirt bags, trash can 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® HL3812 12.0 (HLMI) 0.938     Medium density, HMW HDPE tailored for geomembrane applications.

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HDPE - Pipe (bimodal)

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Resin

Melt

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Density NSF Description/General Applications
Formolene® E602 0.15 0.952   Drainage grade pipe resin for agricultural and Department of Transportation (DOT) applications.
Formolene® E900 0.04 0.949   Corrugated pipe, drain tile.
Formolene® E6210A 6.7 (HLMI) 0.948 Std 14 A PE4710/PE100 for water and gas pipe applications.

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HDPE - Pipe (unimodal)

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Resin

Melt

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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 0.945   Conduit and tubing.
Formolene® HP4401 0.11 0.944 Std 14 An ASTM PE2708/ISO PE80 resin for gas distribution, oilfield and other industrial piping applications.
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

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

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LLDPE - Film (hexene copolymer)

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Resin Melt Index Density FDA HPB DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene® L62009A 0.95 0.920 checkmark 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 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 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   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 HPB DMF Description/General Applications
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 A 0.80 0.916 checkmark checkmark   Industrial packaging, industrial liners, consumer trash bags and food packaging. Coextrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 E2 0.80 0.916 checkmark checkmark   Industrial packaging, industrial liners, consumer trash bags and food packaging. Coextrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91507 H 0.80 0.916 checkmark checkmark   Cast film applications and co-extrusion.
Formolene FORMAX®  L91720 B 2.0 0.917 checkmark checkmark   Cast film applications and co-extrusion.

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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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