POLYETHYLENE LDPE low density polyethylene

LDPE Key Facts

LDPE is soft, flexible and lightweight. It is often used for orthotics and prosthetics. LDPE has good chemical resistance and is considered an easily machined plastic.

Key Features of LDPE

  • Soft and flexible
  • Can easily be welded and heat sealed
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Resists stress cracking

Applications of LDPE

  • Orthotics
  • Prosthetics

Physical Properties of LDPE

Properties of LDPE