Specialty Films

  • MSN-85
  • MSN-86
  • AP-57

PRODUCT: OVERWRAP FILM

MSN-85

CHARACTERISTICS UNITS VALUES VALUES TEST METHODS
GAUGE inches 0.00075 0.001  
ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH
MD (Machine Direction) psi 11,000 12,000 ASTM D-882-72 METHOD B
TD (Transverse Direction) psi 5,000 5,000 ASTM D-882-72 METHOD B
YIELD sq.in./lb. 28,410 21,310  
ELONGATION AT BREAK
MD % 100 120 ASTM D-882-72
TD % 250 260 METHOD B
IMPACT RESISTANCE (Falling Dart)
WF @ 73° F grams 250 325 ASTM D-1709-72 METHOD A
WF @ 40° F grams 135 175 ASTM D-1709-72 METHOD A
WF @ 120° F grams 40 50 ASTM D-1709-72 METHOD A
ELMENDORF TEAR
MD grams/gauge 100 125 ASTM D-1922-67
TD grams/gauge 30 40 ASTM D-1922-67
HEAT SEALING RANGE °F 360-390 360-390 SENTINEL 0.5 SEC./30 psi
WATER VAPOR TRANSMISSION RATE   10 9 ASTM E-96-72 METHOD E
O2 * 600 400 LINDE PERMEABILITY CELL
CO2 ** 2,500 1,700 MODEL CS-135 23° @ 1 atm

PRODUCT: OVERWRAP FILM

MSN-86

CHARACTERISTICS UNITS VALUES TEST METHODS
GAUGE inches 0.00075  
ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH
MD (Machine Direction)
psi 8,000 ASTM D-882-72
TD (Transverse Direction)
psi 5,000 METHOD B
YIELD sq.in./lb. 29,100  
ELONGATION AT BREAK
MD % 50 ASTM D-882-72
TD % 250 METHOD B
IMPACT RESISTANCE (Falling Dart)
WF @ 73° F grams 295 ASTM D-1709-72 METHOD A
WF @ 40° F grams 180 ASTM D-1709-72
WF @ 120° F grams 40  
ELMENDORF TEAR
MD grams/gauge 60 ASTM D-1922-72
TD grams/gauge 140 ASTM D-1922-72
HEAT SEALING RANGE °F 360-390 SENTINEL 0.5 SEC./30 psi
WATER VAPOR TRANSMISSION RATE ** 10 ASTM E-96-72 METHOD E
GAS TRANSMISSSION RATE *   LINDE PERMEABILITY CELL
O2   600 MODEL CS-135
CO2   2,800 23°C @ 1 ATMOSPHERE

PRODUCT: AP-57

CHARACTERISTICS UNITS VALUES VALUES VALUES VALUES TEST METHODS
GAUGE inches 0.00060 0.00075 0.00085 0.001  
TENSILE STRENGTH
MD (Machine Direction)
psi 11,600 16,800 15,000 14,500 ASTM D-882
TD (Transverse Direction)
psi 3,900 5,000 5,500 5,400 ASTM D-882
YIELD sq.in./lb. 35,650 28,500 25,200 21,400  
ELONGATION AT BREAK
MD % 60 75 75 120 ASTM D-882
TD % 190 240 255 255 ASTM D-882
100% MODULUS
MD psi - - - 12,100 ASTM D-882
TD psi 2,200 3,000 3,700 3,000 ASTM D-882
COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION
STATIC (FILM TO METAL)   0.20 0.20 0.25 0.25 ASTM D-1894
DYNAMIC (FILM TO METAL)   0.20 0.15 0.20 0.20 ASTM D-1894
IMPACT STRENGTH
@ 25° C cm-kg 9 13 13 15 ASTM D-3420
@ 0° C cm-kg 8 12 12 13 ASTM D-3420
@ -18° C cm-kg 6 7 9 11 ASTM D-3420
@ -34° C cm-kg 1 2 3 3 ASTM D-3420
TEAR STRENGTH
MD g 180 235 270 335 ASTM D-1004
TD g 360 445 510 575 ASTM D-1004
SHRINKAGE
150°F MD/TD % 33/4 33/4 33/4 31/4 ASTM D-1204
250°F MD/TD % 60/10 60/11 58/10 52/9 ASTM D-1204
HAZE % 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.8 ASTM D-1003
GLOSS @ 20°   120 120 120 120 ASTM D-2457
SEAL RANGE (°F)   330-380 330-380 340-400 340-400 *BTM A-7
SEAL STRENGTH @ 340°F g/in. width 600 500 650 1,000 **BTM