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FLO-THENE®UF

- Fine Polyethylene Powders as Property Modifier for Plastics -

1. What is FLO-THENE®UF

  • FLO-THENE®UF is fine powdered Polyethylene with 15-25 micron of typical average particle size.
  • FLO-THENE®UF is manufactured since 1969 by SUMITOMO SEIKA's own advanced technologies.
  • FLO-THENE®UF has high purity and retains the excellent properties of raw polyethylene.
  • FLO-THENE®UF is widely used as a property modifier for plastics, especially modifier for SMC and BMC in world wide.

2. Application

Application Examples Function and Effect

SMC

BMC

Unit Bath

Water Tank

Parabolic Antenna

Parts of Auto

Property Modifier of SMC/BMC

  • Reducing shrinkage
  • Anti cracking
  • Surface smoothness
  • Surface gloss
  • Better color uniformity
Paints and Compounding

Design Paint

Master Batch

Color Dispersant

  • Improving pigment dispersion
  • Mat effect

3. Grades and Properties

Grade UF-4 UF-20S UF-20SS UF-80
Resin Composition LDPE* LDPE* LDPE* LDPE*
MFR (g/10min) 4 20 20 75
Average Particle Diameter (um) 17 20 24 20
Melting Points (DegC) 112 105 105 106
Loss on Drying (%) 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
Density (kg/m3) 925 918 918 918
Hardness (ShoreD) 49 44 44 43
Vicat Softening Point (DegC) 100 83 83 76

LDPE* : Low Density Polyethylene

CAS No.: 9002-88-4, INCI : Polyethylene, Chemical Structure : (CH2CH2)m

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