PT ZONE: Polyolefins

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ADDITIVES: Full Range of Liquid Additives Singly Supplied in Sealed Containers
Riverdale Global's new GlobalPlus Sealed Additives span a broad range of modifiers and process aids. More (+)

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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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