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PP Plastic Info

Polypropylene Plastic Containers


Characteristics of PPCharacteristics of PP

  • Poor
  • Excellent

  • Clarity
  • Moisture Barrier
  • Oxygen Barrier
  • Acid Resistance
  • Grease & Oil Resistance
  • Stiffness
  • Impact Resistance
  • Heat Resistance
  • Cold Resistance
  • Sunlight Resistance

  • Fair
  • Good to Excellent
  • Poor
  • Fair to Good
  • Good
  • Fair to Good
  • Poor to Fair
  • Good
  • Poor to Fair
  • Fair



Other Characteristics of PP

The material surface of PP (Polypropylene) is soft almost wax like and tends to scratch easily. PP Shares many of the same characteristics as HDPE though PP is a stiffer material with a higher melting point. PP is manufactured in the same ways as used for all thermal plastics.


PP for Packaging

PP is a good choice for product packaging because it is a highly durable material in both container and closure forms, as well PP is a good barrier against ,moisture, oil, and alcohol as well PP is resistant to many chemicals.


Other Uses of PP

PP is often used to produce many products including ketchup bottles, yogurt containers, medicine bottles, and syrup bottles.



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