These are the typical values of the most commonly used properties of High Density Polyethylene (PE100)

PropertyTest MethodTypical Value
Density Kg/m2  ISO1183D, ISO1872-ZB  960
Tensile Yield Strength MPa  ISO527  23
Elongation at Yield %  ISO527  8
Tensile Break Strength MPa  ISO527  37
Elongation at Break %  ISO527  ‹ 600
Tensile Modulus MPa Short term  ref. AS/NZS2566  950
Tensile Modulus MPa Long term  ref. AS/NZS2566  260
Hardness Shore D  DIN53505  64
Notched Impact Strength KJ/m2 (23°)  ISO179/1 e A  26
Melt Flow Rate 190/5, g/10min  ISO1133 0.3 - 0.5 
Thermal Expansion x 10-4/C  DIN53752  2.4
Thermal Conductivity W/m.k (20°C)  DIN52612  0.43
Crystalline Melt Point °C  DIN53736 132
Dielectric Strength KV/mm  DIN53481  53
Surface Resistivity Ohm  DIN53482  › 1015
Volume Resistivity Ohm  DIN53482  › 1015
Poissons Ratio μ    0.4