Iran Petrochemical Co (HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP)

What is a Polymer?

A polymer is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated and long chain subunits. Human DNA is a polymer with over 20 billion constituent atoms. Proteins (made up of amino acids), anything plastic and many other molecules that make up life are polymers.

Polymer Types

There are two types of polymers that play an essential role in everyday life:

  • Synthetic: Synthetic polymers are derived from petroleum oil that made by human(scientists and engineers) including thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers
  • Natural: Natural polymers occur in nature and can be extracted. They are often water-based including silk, wool, DNA, cellulose and proteins.

What is a thermoplastic?

A thermoplastic is a type of plastic made from polymer resin that becomes a homogenized liquid when heated and hard when cooled. Thermoplastic materials can be cooled and heated several times. Thermoplastics have wide ranging properties. Depending upon their chemistry they can be very much like rubber, or as strong as aluminum.  There are various kinds of thermoplastics, with each type varying in crystalline organization and density that the most common products are including Polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and etc.

What is a Polyethylene (PE)?

Polyethylene is the most common plastic with annual consumption rates exceeding 50 billion pounds per year. Polyethylene is a polyolefin (high molecular weight hydrocarbons) that we use its most in our daily life including: grocery bags, shampoo bottles, children's toys, shopping bags , detergent bottles ,automobile fuel tanks and etc. PE is widely properties depend on the degree of branching of the chain. PE can be produced in two commercial types that are available:

  • high density (HDPE)
  • linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE)

Iran Petrochemical Co HDPE, LLDPE, PP

1. Iran Petrochemical Co High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

What is a HDPE?

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is one of the most commonly used plastics in across the world. Iran HDPE is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum and its recycling code is 2. (#2 plastic Label)

Iran HDPE Special Features

  • HDPE plastic has several properties that make it ideal as a packaging and manufacturing product. It’s stronger than standard polyethylene, acts as an effective barrier against moisture and remains solid at room temperature. It resists insects, rot and other chemicals.
  • HDPE melting point more than 20 °C (36 °F) higher than LDPE, it can withstand repeated exposure to 120 °C (250 °F) so that it can be sterilized.
  • Good impact resistance, light weight, very low moisture absorption, and high tensile strength.
  • Good chemical resistance and high rigidity make it a good choice for trays and tanks.

Iran HDPE Uses

Iran HDPE is used to create sturdy products like PE pipe , blow-molded bottles for milk and household cleaners; blow-extruded grocery bags, construction film, and agricultural mulch; and injection-molded pails, caps, appliance housings, and toys. It is also typically found in milk jugs, plastic bags and refillable plastic bottles. In addition to plastic lumber and recycled plastic furniture, recycled HDPE is used to buckets, crates, office products and automobile parts.

2. Iran Petrochemical Co Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)

What is a LLDPE?

Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) is a linear polymer (polyethylene) that is a thermoplastic made from the copolymer of ethylene and another longer olefin. Iran LLDPE has a significant number of short branches so they can slide against each other upon elongation without becoming entangled .It is marked with the resin and its recycling code is 4. (#4)

Iran LLDPE Special Features

  • LLDPE is a very flexible material. Its melting point is approximately 110 °C (230 °F).
  • Excellent resistance to acids, bases and vegetable oils Dilute
  • High tough, flexibility, relative transparency and almost unbreakable.
  • is a cheap polymer with widely favorable mechanical and chemical resistance properties. Tubing made from it is broadly used, particularly for water, chemicals and gases. This plastic is a highly stable with low toxicity. In fact, many grades can even be used for food-contact and medical applications.

Iran LLDPE Uses

Principal uses are in packaging film, trash and grocery bags, agricultural mulch, wire and cable insulation, squeeze bottles, toys, housewares, high frequency insulation, chemical tank or canal linings, heavy duty sacks, potable water reservoirs, Floating Covers, storage tanks.

3. Iran Petrochemical Co Polypropylene (PP)

What is a PP?

Polypropylene (PP) is the second thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications such as packaging, labeling, textiles and also use it as a fiber-type plastic. Polypropylene is one type of plastic that is used for a number of different products, due to its wide variety of properties.

Iran PP Special Features

  • High melting degree: Its melting point is of 320 degrees F.
  • Add various colors to it without degrading the quality of the plastic.
  • Add strength and durability to its products
  • Excellence moisture resistance
  • Be lightweight and very flexible so it is not as strong as other plastics such as polyethylene.
  • Low cost

Iran PP Uses

Iran Petrochemical Co PP is versatile so its uses are numerous. They are including:
Plastic parts (from toys to automobile products), Carpeting, Recycled products, Paper, Technology, Laboratory equipment and etc.

Iran Plastic Granule Advantage

Many things in the world are made of polymers so polymers have crucial and critical roles in our life. Anything plastic and many other molecules that make up life are polymers. Iran Polymer production is developing quickly because of the high demand of polymers in the most industries.

Some advantage of Iran Petrochemical co:

  1. Iran national standards qualified certification
  2. Best Quality and competitive price
  3. Full of unique advantage in gender, shape, color, models, applications and package
  4. Supplying from raw materials with best quality and high grade
  5. Team of highly proficient people with high Experience
  6. Customer based approaches
  7. Ethical business practices
  8. support of efficient transportation network
  9. providing timely delivery

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