From plastics containers, bottles, bags to toys, everywhere we look, we see most of the plastic items made of Polyethylene. It is one of the most popular Thermoplastic materials available lately. Polyethylene is a lightweight, durable thermoplastic crystalline structure, most widely produced plastics in the world. It is used in almost every application ranging for films, tubes, Plastic parts, laminates etc; in several markets.
The thermoplastic material is a copolymer resin made from Ethylene and Vinyl Acetate content (10- 40% ).
This is elastomeric type material is:
Low-density polyethylene, or LDPE, is more flexible but it has a lower mechanical resistance. It is translucent an weldable. It is recommended for manufacturing of films, plastic bags, electrical insulators, toys, pipes, soup bottle.
The high density polyethylene plastic (HDPE) was the first to be commercialized. Rigid and tough, it comes in the shape of plastic sheets, beads or pellets. It is very resistant to acids and alcohols.it is frequently used in rigid kitchen plastic boxes, bottle caps, etc. Highly resistant plastic crates, canoe-kayak, bottle caps, milk bottles, milk bottles, detergent packaging, motor oil cans, shampoo bottles, medicine bottles, medicine bottles, pipe nets, buried cables, transporting gas, etc.
Linear low density Polyethylene is structurally similar to LDPE. In the present day scenario, Linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) has been quite successful in replacing Low-Density Polyethylene. Suitable for a variety of film application such as general purpose film, stretch film, garment packaging, agricultural film, etc.
The industrial professionals use PET in flask and bottle fabrication. PET can also be transformed in a fibrous form as a filling material in cushions or pillows, plush toys, or textile fibers in clothing industry. 100% recyclable plastic. The material can be reused and processed 3 to 4 times, keeping all its properties.