Product General and Technical Information
Date: 10/03/2017
Name: Cross-Linked Polyethylene Foam
General Information
Cross-Linked Polyethylene foam is a good-quality foam with a firm feel. Common applications can be found Here.

Property Test Method 2.0 LB 3.0 LB
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) ASTM D3575 2 3
Tensile Strength (PSI) ASTM D3575 55.4 70.4
Tear Strength (lbf/in) ASTM D3575 12.5 17.7
Elongation at Break (%) ASTM D3575 290 319
Shore Hardness (00 or A) ASTM D2240 50 / 00 58 / 00
Compression Deflection
25% (PSI)
50% (PSI)
ASTM D3575  
8.2
17.1
 
10.5
19.8
Compression Set
25%, 1/2 hr (% Max)
25%, 24 hr (% Max)
50%, 1/2 hr (% Max)
50%, 24 hr (% Max)
ASTM D3575  
18
7
42
16
 
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32
13
Working Temperature Range (°F) Internal -76 / 194 -94 / 194
Water Absorption, 7 days % Vol (max)) Internal 1 1
Thermal Conductivity,
176°F (80°C)
(BTU·in/hr·Sq.Ft·°F)
ASTM C177 0.26 ---
Flammability, >1/4" (4"/min) FMVSS302 PASS PASS
Thermal Stability, 24hrs at 158°F (70°C)(%) ASTM D3575 2 2

Property Test Method 4.0 LB 6.0 LB
Density (LB/Cubic Ft.) ASTM D3575 4 6
Tensile Strength (PSI) ASTM D3575 99.0 137
Tear Strength (lbf/in) ASTM D3575 21.8 30.1
Elongation at Break (%) ASTM D3575 306 268
Shore Hardness (00 or A) ASTM D2240 71 / 00 27 / A
Compression Deflection
25% (PSI)
50% (PSI)
ASTM D3575  
21.2
31.8
 
25.2
37.7
Compression Set
25%, 1/2 hr (% Max)
25%, 24 hr (% Max)
50%, 1/2 hr (% Max)
50%, 24 hr (% Max)
ASTM D3575  
10.0
3.5
28.5
12.5
 
8
3
23
11
Working Temperature Range (°F) Internal -76 / 194 -76 / 194
Water Absorption, 7 days % Vol (max)) Internal 1 1
Thermal Conductivity,
176°F (80°C)
(BTU·in/hr·Sq.Ft·°F)
ASTM C177 --- ---
Flammability, >1/4" (4"/min) FMVSS302 PASS PASS
Thermal Stability, 24hrs at 158°F (70°C)(%) ASTM D3575 2 2

All values reported are typical values. We cannot guarantee the applicability or the accuracy of this information or the suitability of the product for any particular purpose. This product is sold without warranty, expressed or implied. (Unless stated otherwise.) Buyer assumes all responsibility for loss or damage arising from the handling and use of this product, whether done in accordance with directions or not. Statements concerning the possible use of this product are not intended as recommendation to use this product in the infringement of any patent.

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