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Polyethylene

average Mw ~4,000 by GPC, average Mn ~1,700 by GPC

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Synonym(s):
PE
Linear Formula:
H(CH2CH2)nH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

mol wt

average Mn ~1,700 by GPC
average Mw ~4,000 by GPC

viscosity

1.5 poise(25 °C, Brookfield Thermosel)(lit.)

mp

92 °C

acid number

<0.05 mg KOH/g

transition temp

softening point 106 °C (ring and ball)

density

0.92 g/mL at 25 °C

InChI

1S/C2H4/c1-2/h1-2H2

InChI key

VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Polyethylene average Mw ~4,000 by GPC, average Mn ~1,700 by GPC

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viscosity

1.5 poise(25 °C, Brookfield Thermosel)(lit.)

viscosity

-

viscosity

-

viscosity

-

mp

92 °C

mp

-

mp

116 °C

mp

-

transition temp

softening point 106 °C (ring and ball)

transition temp

softening point 136 °C (Vicat, ASTM D 1525B), Tm 138 °C (DSC)

transition temp

softening point 93 °C (Vicat, ASTM D 1525)

transition temp

Tm 183 °C (DSC peak), Tg 69 °C

density

0.92 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.94 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.925 g/mL at 25 °C

density

1.19 g/mL at 25 °C

mol wt

average Mn ~1,700 by GPC

mol wt

average Mw 3,000,000-6,000,000

mol wt

-

mol wt

-

Application

Mold release additive, lubricant in rubber processing, extrusion and calendering aid for PVC and dispersing aid for color concentrates.PEG-4000 may be used as a precipitant during protein fractionation and virus precipitation.Influence of PEG of various molecular weights on mammalian cell hybridization.

Features and Benefits

Low molecular weight and viscosity for easy processing.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Reduced cortical neurotransmitPolyethylene glycol-induced mammalian cell hybridization: Effect of polyethylene glycol molecular weight and concentration.
Davidson RL, et al.
Somatic Cell Genetics, 2(3), 271-280 (1976)
A method for the estimation of polyethylene glycol in plasma protein fractions, Analytical Biochemistry
Sims GEC and Snape TJ
Analytical Biochemistry, 107(1), 60-63 (1980)
Ryan M Baxter et al.
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