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ICORENE® 3979 by A. Schulman is a metallocene high density polyethylene (HDPE) grade which is food contact acceptable. Exhibits fast molding cycle, low warpage, high flow, hardness, rigidity and impact resistance, good surface finish and UV resistance. Designed for rotational molding method. ICORENE® 3979 is recommended for tanks, water sports equipment and wheels.
Product Type
PE (Polyethylene) > HDPE
Physical Form
Colors available

ICORENE® 3979 Properties

Physical Properties

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR or MFI = Melt Flow Index or MI = Melt Index)
4.5 g/10 min
(at 190°C/2.16 kg)
ASTM D1238
0.947 g/cm3
( )
ASTM D1505
Environmental Stress Cracking Resistance (ESCR)
80.0 hr
(At 100% Igepal)
ASTM D1693
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