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Polypropylene (PP)

Polypropylene (PP)

Polypropylene (PP) is a thermoplastic “addition polymer” made from the combination of propylene monomers. It is used in a variety of applications to include packaging for consumer products and plastic parts for various industries. These includes

1. Packaging material such as crates, bottles, pots, lunch boxes, take-out food containers, ice cream containers
2. Household products and consumer goods such as housewares, furniture, appliances, luggage, toys etc.
3. Automotive parts such as battery cases and trays, bumpers, fender liners, interior trim, instrumental panels and door trims.
4. Medical appliances such as medical vials, diagnostic devices, petri dishes, intravenous bottles, specimen bottles, food trays, pans, pill containers, etc.

Polypropylene is used in both household and industrial applications. Its has a unique property and ability to adapt to various fabrication techniques making it able to function as both a plastic material and as a fiber. It is hence used as promotional tote bags that are given away at events or during shopping.


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