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Polypropylene (PP)

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General Properties

  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • High melting point
  • Hard, but flexible
  • Waxy surface
  • Translucent
  • Strong

Common Uses

PP is found in everything from flexible and rigid packaging to fibres for fabrics and carpets and large moulded parts for automotive and consumer products, such as automobile battery casings. Most bottle tops are made from PP. Other common uses include ketchup and pancake syrup bottles, yoghurt and margarine containers, potato crisp bags, drinking straws, hinged lunch boxes, refrigerated containers, medicine bottles, crates, plant pots, and heavy gauge woven bags or tarps.

Images

  • PP bottles (medical, used for pills)
    PP bottles (medical, used for pills)
  • PP film (clear)
    PP film (clear)
  • PP film (metalised - often used in the manufacture of crisp packets)
    PP film (metalised - often used in the manufacture of crisp packets)
  • PP film (clear)
    PP film (clear)
  • PP film (white)
    PP film (white)
  • PP film (reel)
    PP film (reel)
  • PP web material
    PP web material
  • PP web material
    PP web material
  • PP strapping
    PP strapping
  • PP production scrap (off-cuts)
    PP production scrap (off-cuts)
  • PP production scrap (off-cuts)
    PP production scrap (off-cuts)
  • PP crates (stacked & palleted)
    PP crates (stacked & palleted)
  • PP production scrap (bagged)
    PP production scrap (bagged)
  • PP cider crates (stacked & palleted)
    PP cider crates (stacked & palleted)
  • PP crates (stacked & palleted)
    PP crates (stacked & palleted)
  • PP plant pots (stacked & boxed)
    PP plant pots (stacked & boxed)
  • PP plant pots (stacked & palletised)
    PP plant pots (stacked & palletised)
  • PP brewery crates (baled)
    PP brewery crates (baled)
  • PP trays (stacked & palletised)
    PP trays (stacked & palletised)
  • PP locator boards
    PP locator boards
  • PP production scrap (lump)
    PP production scrap (lump)
  • PP bread trays (stacked & palletised)
    PP bread trays (stacked & palletised)
  • PP containers
    PP containers

Waste Types

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