Remarks

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.

Properties in Common

Density
1.0 to 1.3 g/cm3
0.92 g/cm3
Specific Heat
1330 to 2400 J/kg-K
2300 J/kg-K
Strength-to-weight
20 to 62 kN-m/kg
7.6 kN-m/kg
UTS
20 to 80 MPa
7.0 MPa

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Properties Not in Common

Dielectric Constant: 2.3 (LDPE)

Elastic Modulus: 0.3 GPa (LDPE)

Elongation: 2.5 % (HDPE)

Flexural Modulus: 4.0 to 7.5 GPa (HDPE)

Glass Transition: -130 °C (LDPE)

HOC: 45 MJ/kg (LDPE)

Melting Onset: 110 °C (LDPE)

Shear Modulus: 0.21 GPa (LDPE)

Thermal Conductivity: 0.36 W/m-K (LDPE)

Thermal Diffusivity: 0.17 (LDPE)

Thermal Expansion: 220 µm/m-K (LDPE)

Vicat Temperature: 50 °C (LDPE)

Water Absorption At Saturation: 0.1 to 0.3 % (HDPE)

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