high-density polyethylene


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high-density polyethylene

[‚hī ¦den·səd·ē ‚päl·ē′eth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
A thermoplastic polyolefin with a density of 0.941-0.960 gram per cubic centimeter (0.543-0.555 ounce per cubic inch). Abbreviated HDPE.
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Mitsui Chemicals will provide technology to make high-density polyethylene, Mitsui Engineering said.
The poor environmental stress crack resistance (ESCR) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) has prevented the corrugated-polyethylene-pipe industry from effectively competing with the polyvinylchloride-pipe, the concrete-pipe, and the corrugatedmetal-pipe industries.
The marker's post and bullet top are made from UV-protected high-density polyethylene.
Solvay Automotive supplies the North American automotive industry with a comprehensive range of blow-molded and injection-molded products, including high-density polyethylene fuel tanks and fill necks, reservoirs, seating, ducting and spoilers.
ShuttleTrac's high strength to weight ratio is achieved by using custom molded cross-linked and high-density polyethylene.
The polyolefin resin can be high-density polyethylene, low-density polyethylene, linear low-density polyethylene, ethylene-propylene polymer, or ethylene-propylene copolymer.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Carbide Corporation (NYSE: UK) and Simco/Ramic Corporation (SRC) today jointly announced that they have signed an agreement to work together on the development of economically viable, next-generation sortation processes for recycled, high-density polyethylene (HDPE).
7 billion pounds per year, and will be used to produce a wide range of low- and high-density polyethylene products, including replacements for trash bags and industrial liners.
Primix railroad ties are manufactured from recycled high-density polyethylene and recycled rubber.
Slated for completion early in 1995, the facility will be the world's first gas-phase process plant capable of producing a complete range of low-, and high-density polyethylene products with controlled molecular weight and compositional distributions.
Focusing primarily on high-density polyethylene (HDPE) film products and related services, the company has over $650 million in revenue and serves many of the leading retail and grocery providers in North America.
13 /PRNewswire -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today the national introduction of its new Ultra Downy bottle -- the first and only colored, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) bottle in the laundry aisle made of 100 percent post-consumer recycled plastic.

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