Polypropylene (PP)

New INSPIRE Polypropylene Grade is Suitable for Thermoformed Applications

Offers enhanced performance attributes delivering a distinctive balance of performance and sustainability. Designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at grocery stores and fast casual restaurants. Comes with improved thermal properties over PET and traditional random copolymer polypropylene.

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New Polypropylene Helps OEMS Meet VIAQ Standards

New Polypropylene Helps OEMS Meet VIAQ Standards

The Maxxam LO from PolyOne Corporation is a low odor talc-filled polypropylene. The material enables reduced VOC emissions and thus helps OEMs meet VIAQ, vehicle interior air quality, standards in under-hood automotive HVAC applications. It reduces noxious odors and achieves odor testing results of 3.0 per VDA 270.

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Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa

Latest Thermylene P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene Delivers Flexural Modulus of 10,000 MPa

Thermylene® P11 Glass-Reinforced Polypropylene is available in 30%, 40% and 50% glass loadings. The product is suitable for applications such as door modules, center consoles, load floors, fan shrouds, battery trays and grille shutters. Unit exhibits 40% more improved tensile strength at 80°C and 120°C when compared with conventional glass-filled PP. Offering a tensile strength of 125 MPa and...

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February Material Highlight: ITW Formex(TM)

February Material Highlight: ITW Formex(TM)

This month we highlight ITW's Formex™ flexible polypropylene materials. Formex™ is a flame retardant material that provides superior electrical insulation and barrier protection in various industrial and consumer electronic equipment. This material is able to create a 'living hinge' for fantastic score and fold ability, making it easy to create 3-Dimensional parts that can fold repeatedly...

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Die-Cut PP Materials offer flame-retardant electrical insulation.

Die-Cut PP Materials offer flame-retardant electrical insulation.

ITW Formex materials are- polypropylene grades that carry UL 94V-0 flame class rating. Used mainly as electrical insulator, Formex and Formex GK offer scoring, folding, and bending characteristics suited for 3D parts fabrication for electronics. Statex has same basic properties and provides static-dissipative ESD protection. ITW Formex, Formex GK, and Statex are extruded into stock forms and...

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Polypropylene Rod suits orthopedic applications.

Polypropylene Rod suits orthopedic applications.

Available in 15 colors and 13 diameters, Medical Grade Propylux-® HS Round Bar Stock features dimensional stability when processed through repeated autoclaving cycles. Heat-stabilized, biocompatible product also exhibits chemical resistance to cleaning and disinfecting agents while offering balance of strength, ductility, and toughness.- Compliant- with key parts of ISO 10993, Propylux-® HS...

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FLEXcon Eliminates Drum Label Certification Process for Convertors and Manufacturers Servicing the Petroleum and Chemical Industries

Company Announces DRUMcal™ 51932 has received BS 5609 Sections 2 and 3 Certification with Multiple Thermal Transfer Ribbons FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that to support converters and manufacturers servicing the petroleum and chemical industries, the company has certified DRUMcal™ 51932 2.3 mil white polypropylene for BS 5609 Section 2 for salt...

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