PT ZONE: Polyolefins

PT Article PE Prices Bottom Out? PP Prices Move Up!
Not a surprise: The volatility of PE and PP prices is on a roll. More (+)
ADDITIVES: Process Additives With High Mineral, FR Levels
Struktol will feature newly developed processing aid masterbatches with high levels of minerals and FR packages. More (+)


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MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability

Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Commodity Resin Prices Drop More

Global feedstock and resin prices appear to be bottoming out, though PP tags might inch up.

Engineered PP Compounds, TPO, Key In Grand Award Winner Of SPE Auto Innovation Awards

Advanced Composites PP compounds and Mitsubishi Chemical's TPO starred in the 2014 Grand Award winner of SPE's Automotive Innovation Awards. '

MATERIALS: Propylene-Ethylene Elastomer Boosts Sealing Performance Of PP Films

ExxonMobil's latest Vistamaxx specialty elastomer is for enhance sealing of cPP and BOPP films.

ADDITIVES: Novel Ionomeric Additives Boost Polyolefin Properties

Total Cray Valley has come up with a totally new class of additives for improving properties of polyolefins.

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Polyolefins

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A polyolefin is a polymer produced from a simple olefin. Common polyolefins include all types of polyethylene and polypropylene. Polyolefins are typical used in film structures or food and industrial packaging.


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