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Polyethylene (PE) Plastics

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Polyethylene plastic is characterized by toughness, near-zero moisture absorption, excellent chemical resistance, excellent electrical chemical resistance, excellent electrical insulating properties, low coefficient of friction, and ease of processing. Polyethylene plastics are classified by density and the primary differences are in rigidity, heat resistance, chemical resistance, and ability to sustain loads. In general, as density increases, harness, heat resistance, stiffness, and resistance to permeability increase. Low-density polyethylene plastics are quite flexible, with high impact strength and relatively low heat resistance.

Traditional markets for LDPE are in packaging films, extrusion coasting of paper, wire and cable coating, injection molding, and pipe and tubing.

EVA - Ethylene vinyl acetate has low-temperature flexibility and is used in tough films and as a component of multiplayer constructions for low-temperature heat sealing.

Polyethylene Plastics Available

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
HDPE HDPE rotational grade Surpass Rms 341-u prime natural 80000 lbs MW, NE
LLDPE jh 1312 regrind orange 1110 lbs Southeast
HDPE Black Pipe Pipe scrap black 40000 lbs Northeast

Polyethylene Plastics Wanted

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
HDPE HDPE HMW Dunnage Trays Unknown scrap black truckloads all
HDPE Injection 6-15 melt repro, regrind natural, white truckloads unknown
HDPE Fractional Less than 1 melt repro, regrind natural, white 40,000 lbs unknown
HDPE Injection 6-12 melt regrind mixed 120,000 lbs Midwest
LLDPE Injection 10 melt pellets, powder natural truckloads tls Northeast
HDPE Injection 6-12 melt regrind to go black truckloads tls unknown
HDPE Extrusion Fractional melt repro natural, black any Midwest
LLDPE Roto Powder 3.5 melt 35 mesh virgin natural 10,000 lbs Midwest