Material Knowledge – Plastic Type

LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (LDPE)

LDPE is generally less chemical resistance than HDPE but with greater flexibility for squeezing function. It is relatively more translucent than HDPE.

Product Applications
Bottle cap, Lid, Small blow bottle, houseware

Characteristics

High strength and stress cracking resistance. Low heat resistance. Poor resistance to acid and chemicals.
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HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (HDPE)

HDPE material resin are most commonly used for making bottles.
Products made from HDPE are naturally translucent color.
Color pigment are added to produce color products. Non-glossy.

Product Applications
Bottles / Containers for food products and households, toiletries, pharmaceuticals and personal products, Industrial chemicals or oils

Characteristics
High stress cracking resistance, good impact strength. High resistance to chemicals. Greater heat resistance than LDPE.
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POLYPROPYLENE (PP)

PP made bottles have good chemical resistance and is strong and rigid.

Product Applications
Containers, housewares. Bottles caps and closures

Characteristics
High stress cracking resistance, good impact strength. High resistance to chemicals. Greater heat resistance than LDPE.
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POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE (PET, PETE)

PET bottles / jars are clear and tough with good gas and moisture barrier properties.
It has poor resistance to heat temperature applications.

Product Applications
Plastic bottles / jars

Characteristics
High clarity. Light weight. Smooth finish. Good resistance to chemical. Good barrier to oxygen and carbon dioxide
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POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC)

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Characteristics

POLYSTYRENE (PS)

General purpose polystyrene is clear, hard and brittle.
It does not provide good impact resistance.

Product Applications
Containers /Jars

Characteristics
Good moisture barrier for short shelf life products. Excellent clarity. Poor resistance to heat and cold.
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