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EMA copolymers  

The most thermally stable of all high-pressure PE copolymers, Optema™ ethylene methyl acrylate (EMA) copolymers can be processed by extrusion coating lamination, blown/cast monolayer and coextruded films, injection molding, sheet or profile extrusion, blow molding and foam extrusion.


  • Produces soft, elastic film (under 1.0 mil thick) with good handling characteristics and without the need for additives
  • Increases impact strength or lowers the modulus in alloys, blends or compounds


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    Optema™ EMA copolymer resins

    Applications range from food packaging to heat seals. Available in Latin American and North American regions.

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