Eastman

Product Description

Eastman Tritan™ WX500 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. Eastman Tritan™ WX500 copolyester may be used in repeated use food contact articles under United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum.
The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, 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 Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark.

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 Cradle to Cradle Certified Products 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

Authorized Distributors

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