POLYPROPYLENE ( PP ) belongs to polyolefin family of polymers
and is one of the top 3 most used polymers today.
Polypropylene has applications, both as a plastic and as a fiber, in:
Consumer Goods, and
Homopolymers and Copolymers are the two main basic types
of polypropylene available in the market.
- Propylene Homopolymer is the most widely utilized general-purpose grade. It contains only propylene monomer in a semi-crystalline solid form. Main applications include packaging, textiles, healthcare, pipes, automotive and electrical applications.
- Polypropylene copolymer family is further divided into random copolymers and block copolymers produced by polymerizing of propene and ethane: