EKI 5005 PE backing rod

  • Raw Material: PE foam
  • Color: white
  • Density: 30 kg/m³
  • Self adhesive: not possible
  • Suitable for: Filling larger joints with round, closed material.
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White PE round profile made of closed cell polyethylene foam, in diameters of 75, 100 and 150 mm. Used for: filling larger joints with round, closed material.

Product attributes

General Description
Raw material PE  
Material type foam  
Profiles cord  
Color white  
Cell structure closed  
Hardness (Shore 00) 45 Shore 00
Range: 40 Shore 00 to 55 Shore 00
Density 30 kg/m³
Range: 27 kg/m³ to 33 kg/m³
Standard: DIN EN ISO 845
Possibilities Material
Self adhesive not possible  
Profile shape cord  
Common dimensions Ø75, Ø100, Ø150  
Cell linking cross linked  
Made up from how many layers? from 1 layer  
Technical Properties Material
FMVSS302 compliant  
Temperature -40 °C to +90 °C intermittent +100 °C  
Linear shrinkage 22h, 70 °C < 5%  
Thermal conductivity 0,037 W/mK  
Water absorption < 1% (DIN 53495)  
Tensile strength 185 kPa (DIN EN ISO 1798)
Limit: > 150 kPa
Elongation 140% (DIN EN ISO 1798)
Limit: > 110%
Maximum % of compression 50%  
Applications, Standards
UV resistance good  
Ozone resistance good  
Contact with polycarbonate, perspex good  
REACH compliant  
RoHS compliant  
Recyclable compliant  
CFC and HCFC free compliant  
Shelf life 2 year(s)  
HS code 39173900  


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