Polyethylene – Molded Medium Density

Material Properties for Polyethylene – Molded Medium Density

Physical specifications of materials.

Materials Polyethylene – Molded
  Description Medium Density
Density g/cc 0.938
  lb/in^3 0.0339
Hardness Brinell unless specified 59(Shore-D)
Tensile Strength ultimate Mpa 25
  Ksi 3.625
Yield Strength MPa 15
  Ksi 2.175
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa 0.5
  10^6 Psi 0.072463768
Poisson’s Ratio  
%Elongation at break 550
%Reduction of area
Izod Impact J 4.8
  Ft-lb 3.54144
Fracture Toughness Mpa(m)^0.5
  Ksi(in)^0.5
Thermal conductivity W/m-K 0.35
  Btu/ft-h-F 0.2023121387
Specific Heat Cpacity J/g-K 2.2
  Btu/lb-F 0.528
Coefficient of thermal expansion 1E-6/K 27
  1E-6/F 15.022556379
Electrical Resistivity Ohm-cm 1000000000000000