is a type of plastic used to make outer jackets for cables.
Plastic material from which recreational white water canoes and kayaks are often constructed.
A resin made from ethylene gas which produces tough transparent film.
A very good insulation in terms of electrical properties. Low dielectric constant, a stable dielectric constant over all frequencies, very high insulation resistance. In terms of flexibility, polyethylene can be rated stiff to very hard, depending on molecular weight and density--low density being the most flexible, with high density, high molecular weight formulation being very hard. Moisture resistance is rated excellent. Correct Brown & Black formulations have excellent weather resistance. The dielectric constant is 2.3 for solid insulation and 1.64 for cellular designs.
A thermoplastic widely used in sheet form for vapor retarders, moisture barriers, and temporary construction coverings. See Visqueen.
A transparent plastic safe for storing photographs and other memories.
A polymer of ethylene (C2H4).
A type of plastic used in the manufacturer of pipe, fittings, and other system equipment.
(PE) A type of plastic material used to make cable jacketing. Having excellent electrical properties.
A tough, flexible plastic film, having good low temperature characteristics.
A tough, stretchy film suitable for use in low temperature applications. It is frequently used for labeling semi-rigid bottles.
Plastic material used to manufacture plastic pallets
A synthetic of high molecular weight resulting from the polymerization of ethylene gas under pressure. In appearance it is milky white and wax-like and has good flexibility under extreme cold conditions. Excellent resistance to acids, alkalies and inorganic chemicals and has no known solvents at room temperatures. Greatest application is in packaging and in electrical insulation. Low moisture permeability. Contains no plasticizer. Molecular weights of polyethylene may vary considerably and should be identified by density and melt index.
A ductile, durable, virtually inert thermoplastic composed by polymers of ethylene. It is normally a translucent, tough solid. In pipe grade resins, ethylene-hexene copolymers are usually specified with carbon black pigment for Weatherability.
Plasticizer used primarily in finishes.
Polymers and Associated Materials Polymer of ethylene, having the main chain repeating unit-CH2 - CH2 -.
Tough, flexible plastic used to make the cup part of some prosthetic hips.
One of the Polyolefins used for Insulation of Non Plenum Wires and also in the Foaming form as Dielectric for all Non Plenum COAX.
Type of plastic that is used to make some skate shells. Itâ€™s usually softer and more conforming than polyurethane.
A chemically inert, stable, highly flexible, transparent or translucent thermoplastic material. It is fungi-resistant and used in preservation as a protective liner, enclosure, or stable plastic bag. Tyvek is a polyethylene product.
Designating, or of any of a group of polymerized ethylene compounds. (same as polyvinyl)
A tough, stretchy film having very good low-temperature characteristics.
a lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation
A flexible, chemically stable, naturally slippery plastic with little tendency to cling. It is normally manufactured without anti-block and slip agents. Polyethylene is used primarily in the manufacturing of photographic sleeves and poly bags.
Plastic made from ethylene used in manufacturing products including trash bags, milk jugs, bottles and pipe.
material with excellent properties for electrical insulation.
A plastic type product that has a variety of applications but is most often used as a substrate or in safety panels. This product has been prone to chipping in cold weather and will be ruined with permanent marker.
A polymer of ethylene or thermoplastic that is resistant to chemicals and moisture, having good insulating properties, and used especially in packaging and insulation.
A common thermoplastic polymer.
A family of resins obtained by polymerizing the gas ethylene.
A synthetic made from polymerized ethylene gas under pressure.
One of the components found in oil that is used for a variety of products such as containers, kitchenware, tubing, and sheets or films for insulation. Grocery store plastic bags are also made of polyethylene.
A family of resins prepared from the polymerization of ethylene gas using a variety of catalysts. Cured during or after molding they become true thermosets with good tensile strength, electrical properties and impact strength over a wide range of temperatures. Glass fiber reinforced polyethylene can be processed by injection molding, rotational molding, and blow moldings.
A family of insulations derived from the polymerization of ethylene gas and characterized by outstanding electrical properties.
A family of thermoplastics mainly based on ethylene monomer widely used in injection molding; extrusion and calendering processes to produce various plastic products including also films, sheets and fibers.
there are two major types with different chain structures: the stiffer, stronger, linear material sometimes called high â€“density (HDPE) and the low-pressure and more flexible, lower melting, branched polyethylene known as low-density (LDPE) or high â€“pressure polyethylene. More recently, linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) has become a major product.
Tough plastic that is readily processed into pipes and lines.
The most common plastic resin, it is a light, chemically resistant thermoplastic used in packaging and insulation. PE resins used in the production of plastic bags include low density, linear low density and high density resins.
Rigid, higher density foam material ideally suited for items with higher concentrations of weight.
A thermoplastic material manufactured by polymerizing ethylene under controlled conditions. Normally having a translucent, waxy feeling surface, it has excellent moisture vapor barrier characteristics and above average chemical resistance.
A commonly used shrinkable film with excellent clarity and consistency, commonly used for display packages. It is the predominant all-purpose shrink film currently in use. Usually “preferentially oriented.
A common type of plastic produced from ethylene and used in the making of pipes, foil and packaging material
A thermoplastic material having excellent electrical properties.
A soft, chemically-stable plastic used in the manufacturing of preservation products.
A polymerized ethylene resin, used especially for containers, kitchenware, and tubing, or in the form of films and sheets for packaging
A kind of plastic, used instead of rubber for foam fillings.
A soft plastic used to make durable kayaks and canoes; composed of long molecular chains.
A thermoplastic with toughness, flexibility at low temperatures, resistance to chemicals and moisture, processability, and relatively low price.
Plastic made from ethylene; used in manufacturing trash bags, milk jugs, shampoo bottles, water coolers and cable coating, among other things.
a polymer of ethylene; especially: any of various partially crystalline lightweight thermoplastics (CH2CH2)x that are resistant to chemicals and moisture, have good insulating properties, and are used especially in packaging and insulation.
A simple thermoplastic polymer of ethylene.
A durable, pliable, waterproof plastic film used in construction as a vapor barrier.
the most extensively produced polymer.
Plastic polymer composed of carbon and hydrogen atoms with the formula -(CH2-CH2)n-, obtained by polymerizing ethylene using high- or low-pressure processes. Depending on the polymerization process used, the density of the polymer may vary widely. Low-density PE is generally used for flexible applications (films). High-density PE is used in rigid applications, such as pipes, fuel tanks, barrels, bottles, etc.
A tough, stretch plastic film having very good low temperature characteristics, also frequently used for producing semi-rigid recyclable bottles.
A thermoplastic material composed by polymers of ethylene. It is normally a translucent, tough, waxy solid which is unaffected by water and by a large range of chemicals.
An inert plastic that is available in numerous formats for photographic print, negative, and slide storage.
A polymerized ethylene resin used especially for making tubing, film, or bags for packaging
In its pure form, a chemically stable plastic material. Used in film form to make sleeves for photographic materials and other uses. A cheaper alternative to polyester film.
a polymer prepared by the polymerization of ethylene as the sole monomer.
A thermoplastic commonly used in the packaging industry. It is strong, lightweight and highly resistant to breakage. Requires pre-treatment prior to printing as the surface energy is low.
Also known as PE with varients LDPE, HDPE, and MDPE, polyethylene is one of the most common thermoplastics and is used in film-bags, poly-bags, tubing, bearings, toys and buckets among other things.
A chemically stable, transparent plastic used in photographic preservation materials.
The partition function | Some results for polyethylene | Polymer RISM
The world's most widely used plastic, made by reacting ethylene and other olefins to form polymers. UCC uses its low pressure UNIPOL Process technology to make most of its polyethylene.
A semi-transparent plastic used in sheets as vapor barriers or for packaging and containers. Made in high density (HDPE) and low density (LDPE) varieties. Low in toxicity, it produces low risk vapors when burned.
Polyethylene is a polymer of ethylene that is resistant to chemicals and moisture and has good insulating properties. It is used in making artificial joint surfaces (bipolars) to increase their durability.
A thermoplastic composed of polymers of ethylene.
A plastic used to make some hot tub cabinets.
A conventional (not biodegradable) plastic, as used commonly in plastic carry bags in the form of either high or low density polyethylene.
An extruded, tough stretchy film having limited temperature resistance but good moisture barrier properties.
Light, durable plastic material that is resistant to stain from chemicals or other fluids and is not affected by temperature.
A tough thermoplastic polymer (-CH2CH2-) of ethylene that resists chemicals and absorbs very little moisture.
A registered trademark for plastic sheeting material that can be used as a vapor retarder. This plastic is used to make grocery bags. It is a long chain of carbon atoms with 2 hydrogen atoms attached to each carbon atom.
Thermosetting plastic, which when used as tubing, is flexible and easy to work with. It is also corrosion resistant so that it can be used to transport chemicals. Since it is also resistant to deterioration upon exposure to ultraviolet light, it can be used for exterior purposes, unlike PVC which must be protectively coated.
Polyethylene, (IUPAC name polyethene), is a thermoplastic commodity heavily used in consumer products (over 60 million tons are produced worldwide every year).