PE 300 - polyethylene

HD-PE – High-density polyethylene

PE 300 - polyethylene

High-molecular-weight polyethylene, type PE 300 (0.3 million g/mol) is a cost-efficient basic plastic that is suitable for several applications. We deliver PE 300 as plastic sheets and rods.

Physical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Specific gravity 0.955 g/cm3 DIN EN ISO 1183
Average molecular mass N/A
Water absorption, 24/96 h (23 °C) N/A
Weather-resistance good
Combustibility HB UL 94 DIN EN ISO 527-2
Food safety yes
Mechanical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Modulus of elasticity 900 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength 22 MPa DIN EN ISO 527-2
Elongation at break 9 % DIN EN ISO 527-2
Tensile strength at break N/A
Flexural modulus N/A
Flexural strength N/A
Compressive modulus N/A
Compressive strength, 1%/2% N/A
Impact strength (Charpy) does not break kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 179-1eU
Notch impact strength (Charpy) 19 kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 179-1eA
Notch impact strength (Izod) kJ/m2 DIN EN ISO 180/2A
Toughness (ball pressure) 40 MPa ISO 2039-1
Toughness (Shore D) 64 Sh D DIN EN ISO 868
Wear-resistance N/A
Coefficient of friction (against steel) N/A
Thermal properties
  Value Unit Test method
Glass-transition temperature N/A
Melting point N/A
Operating temperature (instantaneous) +100 °C
Operating temperature (continuous) 80 °C
Operating temperature (minimum) -50 °C
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–60 °C N/A
Thermal expansion coefficient, 23–100 °C 18 10-5 K-1 DIN EN ISO 11359-1;2
Specific heat capacity N/A
Thermal conductivity N/A
Electrical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Surface resistivity 1014 DIN IEC 60093
Resistivity N/A
Dielectric strength 47 kV/mm DIN EN 60243-1
CTI value N/A
Optical properties
  Value Unit Test method
Light transmittance N/A
Refractive index N/A
Optical errors N/A
Abrasion-resistance, 100 rotations with 500 g N/A

Additional downloads

Delivery selection plastic sheets 1,000×2,000 mm, plastic sheets 1,500×3,000 mm, plastic sheets 2,000×4,000 mm, plastic bars 10–200 mm, L = 2,000 mm, plastic bars 225–800 mm, L = 1,000 mm
Specific gravity 0.955 g/cm3
Service temperature -50 … 80 °C
Price category € (€3–7/kg)

Special properties

  • good resistance to wear
  • good UV-resistance (black)
  • good resistance to sub-zero temperatures
  • good impact strength also at low temperatures
  • ability to withstand bending
  • cost-efficiency
  • weldability


protective plates, runner plastics, chemical containers, carcass boards, slide rails, ice-hockey rinks

Standard colours

black, natural

Special colours

in minimum order quantities

Premade pieces


Commonly known brands

HD 300, PE-HD, PE-HWST, PE-HWU, PEH, Polystone® G

Further information

Note: PE 300 is available in several versions, including electrically conductive plastic, plastic with improved thermoforming properties and UV-resistant plastic (in colours other than black).