Patents

Polyethylene Films

September 5, 2006

Patented is a film comprising a polyethylene composition possessing a density of between 0.944 and 0.962 g/cm3, an I21 value of from 6 to 14 dg/min and a Mw/Mn value of from greater than 35. The polyethylene composition extrudes at a melt temperature, Tm, that satisfies the following relationship: Tm≤235-3.3(I21). The polyethylene composition is extruded at a specific throughput of from 1.1 to 1.3 lbs/hr/rpm; and wherein the polyethylene composition formed into a film has a gel count of less than 100.

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