Rahn Plastics Inc

By: Rahn Plastics  09-12-2011
Keywords: Plastics, Polyethylene, Polyethylene Fittings


 
  

Product Range
Nominal Physical Properties/Resin
Rahn Plastics Inc. manufactures its polyethylene fittings from a high density, copolymer resin, which provides an excellent combination of toughness, strength, and environmental stress crack resistance for pressure and non-pressure pipe applications. PE 2406/2306 Polyethylene Resin
PropertyASTM TestNominal Values
DensityD1505.939
Melt Index, gms/10 min.D1238.20
Tensile Yield Strength, 2:/min, psiD638M Type IV Spec.2800
Ultimate Elongation, 2”/min, % D638M Type IV Spec.> 500
Brittleness Temperature, °FD746< -130
Flexural Modulus, psiD790110,000
Cell ClassificationD3350234363C or E
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance,
F50, Hrs.
D1693 A, B & C>5000

PE 3408 Polyethylene Resin
PropertyASTM TestNominal Values
DensityD1505.944
Melt Index, gms/10 min.D1238 (HLM)8.75
Tensile Yield Strength, 2”/min, psiD638M Type IV Spec.3300
Ultimate Elongation, 2"/min, %D638M Type IV Spec.> 800
Vicat Softening Temperature, °FD1525259°
Brittleness Temperature, °FD746< -180
Flexural Modulus,psiD790120,000
Cell ClassificationD3350345464A
Environmental Stress Crack Resistance,
F50, Hrs.
D1693> 5000
Reference Publications/Standards
Rahn Plastics Inc. manufactures PE2406/PE3408 Fittings to the latest applicable standards including ISO, CSA, and ASTM.
ISO9002Registered to ISO 9002-1994 requirements
CSA B137.4-99Polyethylene piping systems for gas services
CSA B137.0-99Definitions, general requirements and methods of testing for thermoplastic pressure piping
ASTM D2122-98Determining dimensions of thermoplastic gas pipe and fittings
ASTM D2513-O/ASpecification for thermoplastic gas pressure pipe, tubing and fittings
ASTM D2683-98Specification for socket-type polyethylene fittings for outside diameter controlled polyethylene pipe and tubing
ASTM D3261-97Specification for butt heat fusion polyethylene PE plastic pipe and fittings for polyethylene PE plastic pipe and tubing
ASTM D638MTensile properties of plastics
ASTM D1238Test for flow rates of thermoplastics by extrusion plastometer
ASTM D1248Polyethylene plastic moulding and extrusion materials
ASTM D1505Density of plastics by the density-gradient technique
ASTM D1598Time-to-failure of plastic pipe under constant internal pressure
ASTM D1599Short time hydraulic failure pressure of plastic pipe, tubing and fittings
ASTM D3350-01Polyethylene plastic pipe and fitting materials
Rahn Plastics Inc.
54 Ferris Dr.
North Bay, Ontario Canada Local: 705-495-6777
Toll Free: 1-888-433-0111
Fax: 1-866-495-6820

Keywords: Plastics, Polyethylene, Polyethylene Fittings