PT ZONE: Polyolefins

Braskem Breaks Ground On New UHMWPE Plant
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on schedule for the construction of Braskem first North American UHMWPE plant. More (+)
APPLICATION: Tiger Stripe-Free PP, TPOs Featured On New Citroen C4
The Citrown C4 Cactus features Borealis' new tiger stripe-free PP in both exterior rocker panels and interior trims, central console and dashboard. More (+)


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MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts

Sun Plastech's newest PP-based Compound for large automotive parts now available in North America.

Tiger Stripe-Free PP, TPOs Featured on Citroen C4

The new Citroen C4 Cactus uses Borealis' tiger stripe-free PP and TPOs in both exterior and interior applications.

ADDITIVES: Catalyst Acts As Compatibilizer For Dissimilar Polymers

Kenrich Petrochemical's titanium/mixed-metal catalyst masterbatch regenerates PCR to virgin-like properties and more.

APPLICATION: Two Materials Boost Sustainability Of Electrical Installations

Schneider Electric's new electrical installation boxes feature eco-conscious design enabled by two PolyOne materials.

Formulating LLDPE/LDPE Blends For Abuse–Resistant Blown Film

A new study shows how the type and amount of LDPE in blends with LLDPE affect the processing and strength/toughness properties of blown film. Data are shown for both LDPE-rich and LLDPE-rich blends.

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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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