How is Polypropylene (PP) made? Polypeth Ekspor Indonesia June 29, 2022
How is Polypropylene (PP) made?

Polypropylene (PP), like other plastics, typically starts with the distillation of hydrocarbon fuels into lighter groups called “fractions” some of which are combined with other catalysts to produce plastics (typically via polymerization or polycondensation).

What are the advantages of Polypropylene (PP) ?

  • Polypropylene is readily available and relatively inexpensive.
  • Polypropylene has high flexural strength due to its semi-crystalline nature.
  • Polypropylene has a relatively slippery surface.
  • Polypropylene is very resistant to absorbing moisture.
  • Polypropylene has good chemical resistance over a wide range of bases and acids.
  • Polypropylene possesses good fatigue resistance.
  • Polypropylene has good impact strength.
  • Polypropylene is a good electrical insulator.

What are the Disadvantages of Polypropylene (PP)?

  • Polypropylene has a high thermal expansion coefficient which limits its high temperature applications.
  • Polypropylene is susceptible to UV degradation.
  • Polypropylene has poor resistance to chlorinated solvents and aromatics.
  • Polypropylene is known to be difficult to paint as it has poor bonding properties.
  • Polypropylene is highly flammable.
  • Polypropylene is susceptible to oxidation.

Our recycled Polypropylene (PP) granules are 100% made from post consumer and industrial waste material. It’s packed in a 25kg durable brown paper sack with monthly capacity up to 30mt. Kindly contact us to find out more about our recycled Polypropylene granules.

Polypeth Ekspor Indonesia is a supplier and export recycled plastic pellets (HIPS & PP) from Indonesia. We work with plastic recycling manufacturers with years of experience to provide and ensure high quality & the safety of our recycled plastic pellets. Together we reduce the use of virgin plastic resin and reduce the waste of virgin plastic pollution.
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