Equistar Chemicals, LP: Film resin for bags

Alathon® XL5906, introduced by Equistar (Houston, TX), is a high-stiffness film resin designed to replace paper in carry-out bags. Low melt index in combination with its high density ensures that the characteristic properties of HMWHDPE, most notably tear and dart strength, are retained.

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It’s said to have improved moisture barrier over standard HMWHDPE resins.

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