Polypropylene, sometimes abbreviated as PP, is a thermoplastic polymer used is a wide variety of industrial plastics applications including food processing, reusable containers, plastic parts, chemical tanks and bunds.

What is Polypropylene Plastic?

Polypropylene plastic (PP) is a polyolefin with similar properties to polyethylene and HDPE but is slightly harder and more heat resistant. The material is usually white or grey and is mechanically rugged and has a high degree of chemical resistance.

We fabricate all sorts of tanks and liners for customers in a diverse range of industries using polypropylene. Here are just a couple of examples of the many uses of this robust material.

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Completed Plating Line Barrels

What are the Benefits of Using Polypropylene?

  • Chemical resistant
  • Mechanically rugged
  • Fatigue resistant
  • Flexible
  • Reasonably economical
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Common PP Applications

  • Chemical tanks of varying sizes
  • Powder coating dipping tanks and liners
  • Machine covers
  • Electrical switch cabinets

Next time you pick up a plastic item, check the bottom — if its recycle number is a 5,  then it contains polypropylene plastic.

Polypropylene Plastic

If you would like to know more about the above or have any other questions, comments, or queries regarding Industrial Plastics offerings be sure to get in touch with us today!

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