low-density polyethylene


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low-density polyethylene

[′lō ‚den·səd·ē ‚päl·ē′eth·ə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
A thermoplastic polymer with a density of 0.910-0.940 gram per cubic centimeter (0.526-0.543 ounce per cubic inch). Abbreviated LDPE.
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Metallocene Linear Low-Density Polyethylene (mLLDPE) Metallocene High Density Polyethylene (mHDPE)
Regarding expansion plans of Qatofin and Ras Laffan Olefins Company (RLOC), al Mulla said: "At present, Qatofin is producing 450,000 metric tonnes per annum of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) which would be raised to 600,000 mtpa, while the 1.3 million tonnes per annum of RLOC's ethylene producing capacity would be raised to 1.6 million tonnes a year.
Packages of low-density polyethylene, size 205 * 315 mm, density 15 microns, color printing 1 + 0, in the amount of 600 000 pcs.
Qapco is a joint venture of Industries Qatar (80 per cent) and the French Total Petrochemical Company (20 per cent) that produces high-quality ethylene and low-density polyethylene.
Low-density polyethylene from 190,000 t/y to 590,000 t/y
The Dow Chemical Company (Midland, Mich.) has announced it is closing its LDPE (low-density polyethylene)-production facility in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, in September 2006.
The complex will include an ethylene cracker fed by natural gas produced from Qatari projects and will produce ethylene, high-density polyethylene, linear low-density polyethylene, polypropylene, and butadiene.
Said to offer excellent adhesion and coating characteristics, these modified linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) or high-density polyethylene (HDPE) powders can be applied to steel, aluminum, copper, and other metals employing standard powder-coating techniques.
The design capacity shall be up to 400,000 tons of low-density polyethylene of various grades per year.
Rotationally molded from a single piece of LLDPE (linear low-density polyethylene), the new stairs feature anti-slip treads molded permanently into the top of each step.
Effective August 1, 2013, or as contract terms allow, Dow Europe GmbH increases prices for all grades of its low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) resins by 100 Euros per metric ton.
The canister also features a high-quality finish, a foil-induction seal, and a snap-on, linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) lid made by Magenta, Inc., of Chicago.

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