DuPont™ Elvax® EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) Grades for Packaging Applications

DuPont™ Elvax® EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) copolymer resins offer many performance properties for packaging applications, from low seal initiation temperatures and great clarity to excellent flex-crack resistance. The following table, taken from the DuPont™ Elvax® EVA coplolymer resins Grade Selection Guide (PDF), lists grades associated with these applications.  

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Elvax® Grades for Packaging Applications

Grades are listed by vinyl acetate content and are available globally unless indicated otherwise.

grade vinyl acetate content,
wt %
Melt index, 
dg/min
density,
g/cc
dsc melt point, °C vicat softening
point, °C
Anti-oxidant type

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  ASTM E168 ASTM D1238 ASTM D792 ASTM
D3418
ASTM
D1525
     
3120 7.5 1.2 0.93 99 84 BHT Y Y
3124 9 7 0.93 98 77 BHT    
3128-1 9.3 2 0.93 99 77 BHT    
3129-1 10 0.35 0.93 100 87 BHT    
3135SB 12 0.35 0.93 97 81 BHT Y Y
3135X 12 0.35 0.93 95 82 BHT    
3135XZ 12 0.35 0.93 95 82 non-BHT    
3130 12 2.5 0.93 95 76 BHT    
3150 15 2.5 0.94 92 69 BHT    
3155 15.5 25 0.94 87 55 BHT    
3165 18 0.7 0.94 89 69 BHT    
3165LG 18 0.7 0.94 89 69 BHT    
3165SB 18 0.7 0.94 88 67 BHT Y Y
3169Z 18 1.5 0.95 89 68 non-BHT Y Y
3170 18 2.5 0.94 87 65 BHT    
3170SHB 18 2.5 0.94 87 65 BHT Y Y
3172Z 18 2.5 0.94 88 67 non-BHT Y Y
3174 18 8 0.94 86 61 BHT    
3174SHB 18 8 0.94 87 61 BHT Y Y
3176 18 30 0.94 84 54 BHT Y  
3176BFZ 18 30 0.94 84 54 non-BHT    
3176SB 18 30 0.94 84 54 BHT Y Y
3178Z 20 20 0.94 81 50 non-BHT    
3200-2 22.5 32 0.94 71 55 BHT    
3190 25 2 0.95 77 52 BHT    
3182 28 3 0.95 73 49 BHT    
3182-2 28 3 0.95 72 49 non-BHT    
3175 28 6 0.95 72 47 BHT    
3180 28 25 0.95 70 43 BHT    
3180Z 28 25 0.95 70 43 non-BHT    
3185 32 43 0.96 61 40 BHT    
CE9619-1 13.1 3.8 1.06 87 - BHT 7% 20%
                                                    ELVAX® GRADES AVAILABLE IN EMEA ONLY
3150A 15 2.5 0.94 91 66 BHT    
3165A 18 0.7 0.94 89 66 BHT    
3165VLGA 18 0.7 0.94 89 69 BHT    
3170A 18 2.5 0.94 87 59 BHT    
3190A 25 2 0.95 80 49 BHT    
3175LGA 28 6 0.95 74 43 BHT    
3182A 28 3 0.95 75 46 BHT    
BHT = Butylated Hydroxytoluene      LG = Low gel     VLG = Very low gel     Z = non-BHT     CE = Concentrate