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Polypropylene

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Description

 

Polypropylene is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications including packaging and labeling, textiles, stationery, plastic parts and reusable containers of various types, laboratory equipment, loudspeakers, automotive components, and polymer banknotes. An addition polymer made from the monomer propylene, it is rugged and unusually resistant to many chemical solvents, bases and acids.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Tan To White Solid
CAS Number 9003-07-0
Density 0.855 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Poly(propene)
Melting Point 130–171 °C
Molar Mass Polypropylene; Polypropene; Propylene polymers; 1- Propene Polipropene 25 [USAN];Propene polymers;
Molecular Formula (C3H6)n
RTECS Number UD1842000
Refractive 1.49n20/D
Synonyms Polypropylene;Polypropene;Polipropene 25;Propene Polymers;Propylene Polymers;1-Propene;PP;Poly(propene)
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