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Polypropylene


General
It is a synthetic substance which is obtained from petrochemical residues.
It is one of the most lightweight materials of thermoplastic .
In terms of chemical properties, it is similar to polyethylene.
Polypropylene is ordered as follows according to the types of formation: isotactic, sindiotactic and atactic .

Applications
It is used for;
Automotive industry
Garden furnitures
Textiles coils
Sacks and curtain production

Functions
The surface of fiber is smooth. The fibers are colorless, can be dyed in any color.

Specifications
Flexible
Strong
Hygienic
Good elongation
Heat sensitive
Biodegradable
High strength
Resistant to acid and bases
Resistant to sunlight
Resistant to fungi and bacteria
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