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Westlake Plastics Propylux® 290 Polypropylene, Heat Stabilized  (discontinued **)
Categories: Polymer; Thermoplastic; Polypropylene (PP)

Material Notes: Through process improvement and advanced engineering, Westlake Plastics introduces the next generation of heat-stabilized polypropylene. Propylux 290 is produced from a FDA approved homopolymer resin, and exhibits better heat and dimensional stability over Propylux.

Applications Include:

  • Tanks/tank covers
  • Food strainers
  • Hot fillers
  • Welding cabinetry
  • Etching rinse tubs
  • Glove Boxes
  • Cutting board
  • Fan shroud and blades

Advantages of Propylux 290:

  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Lot controlled and traceable
  • Low moisture absorption
  • FDA resin
  • Superior dimensional stability

Information provided by Westlake Plastics Company.

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Specific Gravity, ASTM D792
  • Water Absorption, ASTM D570
  • Hardness, Rockwell R, ASTM D785
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM D638
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM D638
  • Elongation at Yield, ASTM D638
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM D638
  • Flexural Strength, ASTM D790
  • Flexural Modulus, ASTM D790
  • Compressive Yield Strength, ASTM D695
  • Izod Impact, Notched, ASTM D256
  • Izod Impact, Unnotched, ASTM D256
  • CTE, linear, ASTM D696
  • Deflection Temperature at 0.46 MPa (66 psi), ASTM D648
  • Deflection Temperature at 1.8 MPa (264 psi), ASTM D648
  • Flammability, UL94
  • FDA
  
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