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Article | October 31, 1995
Metallocene LLDPE resin
Exxon Chemical Co. (Houston, TX), has commercialized Exceed(TM), a metallocene-catalyzed linear low-density polyethylene resin. Uses the company's patented Exxpol® technology to produce the resin used for blown and cast film manufacture.
Five "grades" are available to meet var-ious application needs. The company says film made from the resin can withstand 50% more puncture force and offer 40% greater tensile strength than conventional LLDPE. Clarity gloss lower extractables improved sealing and good organoleptics for food packaging are additional merits touted by Exxon.
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