high-density polyethylene


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high-density polyethylene

n. Abbr. HDPE
A strong, relatively opaque form of polyethylene having a dense structure with few side branches off the main carbon backbone.
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The production for high-density polyethylene was 47.5 million tons in 2016.
After 35 years selling high-density polyethylene pipe for ISCO Industries, Jim Fletcher is hanging up his hat and picking up the fishing pole.
The facility will have the capacity to produce 880,000 tonnes per year (tpy) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE); 300,000 tpy of polypropylene (PP); 90,000 tpy of methyl tetra-butyl ether (MTBE); 41,000 tpy of butane; and 111,000 tpy of pyrolysis gasoline, the report elaborated.
The new Tetra Rex carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified paperboard.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 30, 2013-KBR wins FEED contract for INEOS' high-density polyethylene plant(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
These kennels are constructed of high-density polyethylene and fiberglass reinforced plastic, so you know they're durable.
These kennels are made from high-density polyethylene and fiberglass reinforced plastic, so you know they're durable.
Compared to flash spun, high-density polyethylene, the porous PTFE materials are up to ten times better as sterile barriers and up to nine times higher in airflow.
Last year the site received a royal seal of approval when the Duke of Kent visited Biffa Polymers' high-density polyethylene chip (known as HDPE) plant at Wilton as part of a tour of the area.
25 April 2012 - US private equity firm The Halifax Group said thatA it had sold polyethylene pressure pipe producer PolyPipe Holdings Inc to high-density polyethylene conduit, duct and pressure pipe solutions provider Dura-Line Holdings Inc for an undisclosed amount.
Qapco markets low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene, high-density polyethylene, ethylene, sulphur, ethylene dichloride, vinyl chloride monomer and caustic soda to over 8,000 customers spread over 145 countries.
These pails are produced using high-density polyethylene (HDPE) or propylene and score high on environmental sustainability score-cards.

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