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Compare HDPE to LDPE

Both HDPE and LDPE are thermoplastics. There are 4 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (13, in this case) are not shown.

Material Properties in Common

Density, g/cm3

HDPE 1.0 to 1.3
LDPE 0.92

Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K

HDPE 1330 to 2400
LDPE 2300

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

HDPE 25 to 63
LDPE 7.6

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

HDPE 24 to 80
LDPE 7.0