EPOLENE®
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Westlake Chemical offers an extensive line of medium to low molecular weight polyethylene and polypropylene polymers under the EPOLENE® trade name.

EPOLENE® polymers are available globally and are useful in the plastics industry as lubricants for PVC, processing aids, mold release agents, dispersion aids and coupling agents.  These synthetic waxes are also widely used as base polymers for hot-melt adhesives and pavement striping compounds as well as additives in asphalt modification and as petroleum wax modifiers for use in candles, investment casting, cable filling, fruit coating emulsions and various paperboard coatings.

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N-Types: Nonemulsifiable Grades
Grade Polymer Type Density @ 25°C (g/cm3) Brookfield Viscosity @ 125°C (cP) Brookfield Viscosity @ 190°C (cP) Safety Data Sheets
N-10 PE 0.925 1500 -
N-11 PE 0.921 350 -
N-14 PE 0.920 150 -
N-21 PE 0.950 600 -
N-30 PE 0.924 1050 -
N-34 PE 0.910 450 -
N-35 PE 0.913 700 -
N-15 PP 0.902 - 700
N-10P PE 0.925 1500 -
N-11P PE 0.921 350 -
N-14P PE 0.920 150 -
N-15P PP 0.902 700
E-Types: Emulsifiable Grades
Grade Polymer Type Density @ 25°C (g/cm3) Acid Number Brookfield Viscosity @ 125°C (cP) Safety Data Sheets
EE-2 Ox-PE 0.960 17 1500
E-10 Ox-PE 0.942 17 800
E-14 Ox-PE 0.939 17 375
E-14E Ox-PE 0.939 17 225
E-16 Ox-PE 0.943 17 700
E-20 Ox-PE 0.960 17 1500
E-10P Ox-PE 0.942 17 800
E-14EP Ox-PE 0.939 17 225
E-20P Ox-PE 0.960 17 1500
E-Types: Chemically Modified Polypropylene Grades
Grade Polymer Type Density @ 25°C (g/cm3) Acid Number Brookfield Viscosity @ 125°C (cP) Brookfield Viscosity @ 190°C (cP) Safety Data Sheets
E-25 Ma-PP 0.921 25 - 300
E-43 Ma-PP 0.934 45 - 300
E-43P Ma-PP 0.934 45 - 300
C-Types: Coating Grades
Grade Polymer Type Density @ 25°C (g/cm3) Acid Number Brookfield Viscosity @ 125°C (cP) Brookfield Viscosity @ 190°C (cP) Melt Index @ 190°C (g/10 min) Safety Data Sheets
C-10 PE 0.906 - 18600 3550 2250
C-12 PE 0.907 - 212000 31400 400
C-13 PE 0.913 - - - 190
C-15 PE 0.906 - 8950 1800 4200
C-16 Ma-PE 0.908 2 16650 2850 1700
C-17 PE 0.917 - - - 19
C-18 Ma-PE 0.905 2 7750 1550 4200
C-23 PE 0.909 - - 180000 80
C-26 Ma-PE 0.917 8 - - 8
C-19 Ma-PE 0.903 5 10360 1750 -
C-13P PE 0.913 - - - 190
C-15P PE 0.906 - 8950 1800 4200