Polyethylene is the most common raw material in plastics manufacturing. It is produced in three main forms: low density (LDPE), linear low density (LLDPE) and high density (HDPE). The LDPE or LLDPE form is preferred for film packaging and for electrical insulation. HDPE resin is suitable for making blow molded containers for household chemicals such as washing-up liquids and drums for industrial packaging. It is also extruded as piping.
LDPE is a thermoplastic made from the monomer ethylene. It is widely used for manufacturing dispensing bottles, wash bottles and tubing. Its most common use is in plastic bags, carrier bags, shrink film, industrial film, dustbin liners, blow molding of small containers, packaging of pharmaceutical products. Our film grade products are as following:
Blown film; is a grade with good toughness and good biaxial shrink properties. The material has a low energy consumption during processing and a good draw down ability.
General purpose film; is used in wide range of widths and thicknesses e.g. for punches, bags, liners and lamination film.
Light duty film; is used for very thin films requiring good optical properties for general packaging applications e.g. covering film with very low blocking tendency.
High clarity film; is used in under blankets and films for medical applications. It is used in combination with LLDPE in products like diaper.
HDPE is a polyethylene thermoplastic and is known for its large strength to density ratio. HDPE is resistant to many different solvents and has a wide variety of applications. Our HDPE grades have outstanding specifications as following;
High impact strength and low warping tendency, good flowability and easy processing, hardness and stiffness, very high environmental stress cracking resistance (ESCR), outstanding hydrostatic strength etc.
With the variety specifications stated for HDPE, it has many applications like injection molding crates and toys, knitted and woven fabrics used for agricultural packaging and protective cover, monofilaments, ropes, yarns, Industrial and pressure pipe (PE 80 & PE 100), gas pipe, drinking water pipe, relining, fitting, blown films with paper like quality, carrier bags, wrapping films and sheets, tanks, caps and closures for the packaging of sparkling water and carbonated soft drinks, technical parts etc.
LLDPE is a substantially linear polymer polyethylene, with significant numbers of short branches, commonly made by copolymerization of ethylene with longer-chain olefins. The linearity of LLDPE results from the different manufacturing processes. In general, LLDPE is produced at lower temperatures and pressures by copolymerization of ethylene and such higher alpha-olefins as butene, hexene, or octene.
LLDPE has penetrated almost all traditional markets for polyethylene; it is used for plastic bags and sheets (where it allows using lower thickness than comparable LDPE), plastic wrap, stretch wrap, pouches, toys, covers, lids, pipes, buckets and containers.
Polypropylene (PP), is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications including packaging and labeling, textiles, plastic parts and reusable containers etc. It is commonly used for automotive components and parts.
Polypropylene provides excellent resistance to organic solvents, degreasing agents and electrolytic attack. It has a lower impact strength, but its working temperatures and tensile strength are superior to low or high density polyethylene. Other advantageous of using PP are lightweight and flexibility, high melting point, easy to customize, can be colored in various ways, does not absorb water, does not deteriorate in the presence of bacteria.
We supply homopolymer and copolymer types of polypropylene, virgin granules with MFI range from 0.3 to 100 dg/min. The variety of products cover many of plastic manufacturing applications such as extrusion of thin sheet for thermoforming, rigid injection moulding articles, extrusion blow molding applications etc.
The products have the following significant specifications that are considered in our procurement process. Excellent processability in extrusion applications and exhibits excellent long- term heat ageing resistance and well suited for technical extrusion applications that require both high stiffness and high impact resistance.
We have products that exhibit a high stiffness and an outstanding processability for shorter cycle times and easy mould filling. The products are also excellent polymer base for compounding and masterbatches.
Our PP grades offer a high homogeneity, stable extrusion and excellent process ability on both short and long spinning lines. These grades allow a high stretch ratio and gives tough and resilient fibers.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is the world’s third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer, after polyethylene and polypropylene. PVC comes in two basic forms: rigid (RPVC) and flexible.
The rigid form of PVC is used in construction for pipe and in profile applications such as doors and windows. It is also used for bottles, other non-food packaging, and cards (such as bank or membership cards). It can be made softer and more flexible by the addition of plasticizers, the most widely used being phthalates. In this form, it is also used in plumbing, electrical cable insulation, imitation leather, signage, inflatable products, and many applications where it replaces rubber.
We supply a wide range of PVC grades with K values 55 to 77 useful for different applications such as hard bottles, transparent hard films, building materials like rigid profiles for doors and windows, industrial pipes and fittings and tubes for agricultural purposes.