Eastman

Product description

Eastman Tritan™ WX500 copolyester is a resin specifically developed for blow molded bottles. Extremely high melt strength makes the resin an excellent choice when manufacturing large bottles. This new-generation copolyester most outstanding features are excellent toughness, hydrolytic stability, and heat and chemical resistance. Tritan WX500 copolyester may be used in repeated use food contact articles under United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

This product has received a Platinum level Material Health Certificate from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. A Material Health Certificate is awarded to products that meet the Material Health requirements of the multi-attribute Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard. The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute is a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard, which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in the Material Health Certificate Registry.

Applications/uses

  • Blow molding
  • Bulk water packaging
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Water packaging

    Key attributes

    • Ease of processing
    • Excellent clarity
    • Excellent hydrolytic stability
    • Good chemical resistance
    • Good heat resistance
    • Outstanding impact resistance

      Regulatory information and data sheets

      Product availability

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      • Asia Pacific
      • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
      • North America

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