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low-density polyethylene

n. Abbr. LDPE
A form of polyethylene having many side branches off the main carbon backbone and a less closely packed structure than that of high-density polyethylene.
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Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) is the most common form of polyethylene manufactured from monomer ethylene.
Linear low density polyethylene refers to a linear polymer containing several short branches and formed by the copolymerization of ethylene.
Meanwhile, Global polymer producer LyondellBasell Industries said it will shut down its Carrington low density polyethylene (LDPE) Plant in Manchester, UK by the end of the year.
The LDPE 3 plant designed for a production capacity of 300,000 metric tonnes per year of low density polyethylene is slated for commissioning in late 2011, the Peninsula reported.
Common products for the new facilities include high density polyethylene found in children's toys, garden furniture, household and kitchenware, low density polyethylene in general purpose containers and children's toys, polypropylene and polyvinyl chloride in plumbing pipes.
Low density polyethylene will remain the leading film, accounting for 64 percent of the total in 2010, with polypropylene presenting the best opportunities.
This will derive from comparatively weak growth in production for several polymers, such as low density polyethylene and polystyrene.
Eastman said they process like Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE).
Low density polyethylene should remain the dominant film form, and the use of polypropylene and high density polyethylene film are anticipated to increase as well.
The A3000 SE is compatible with a comprehensive range of A-Series advanced performance fluids such as Domino's 899BK ink, which has excellent adhesion to untreated high and low density polyethylene.
7 percent from November 1999, and low density polyethylene dropped 0.
The plastic polymers that can be recycled are separated into seven categories: Polyethylene Terephthalate (polyester), High Density Polyethylene, Vinyl, Low Density Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polystyrene and Other.

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