PT ZONE: Polyolefins

MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts
Sun Plastech's newest PP-based Compound for large automotive parts now available in North America. More (+)
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. More (+)


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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.

Thermoplastic Composites Prominent At SPE's ACCE

Advances in long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) starred in several presentations and exhibits.

RTP Expands Its Mexican Thermoplastics Compounding Facility

New pultrusion line and LFT compounds now at RTP's Mexican compounding facility.

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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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