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Propylux® M
(polypropylene)
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Through process improvement and advanced engineering, Westlake Plastics introduces the next generation of heat-stabilized polypropylene. Propylux M is produced from a FDA approved homopolymer resin, and exhibits better heat and dimensional stability over Propylux.

The following physical property information is based on typical values of the base polypropylene resins.

 
 
Mechanical Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Compressive Strength @ yield psi D695 6,880
Flexural Modulus psi D790 329,000
Flexural Strength psi D790 9,370
Hardness-Rockwell R - D785 R100
Izod Impact Strength Notched ft·lbs/in D256 3.0
Izod Impact Strength Un-notched ft·lbs/in D256 no break
Tensile Elongation @break % D638 70.0
Tensile Elongation @yield % D638 5.0
Tensile Modulus psi D638 319,000
Tensile Strength @break psi D638 4,230
Tensile Strength @yield psi D638 4,970

 
Thermal Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Coefficient of Thermal Expansion in/in/°F D696 4.37 x 10-5
Heat Deflection Temp. @66 psi °F D648 309
Heat Deflection Temp. @264 psi °F D648 201
Flam. Rating-UL94 - - HB

 
Other Properties
  Units ASTM Test Result
Specific Gravity - D792 .92
Water Absorption @24 hours % D570 0.01
 

 
Applications Include:
• Tanks/tank covers
• Food strainers
• Hot fillers
• Welding cabinetry
• Etching rinse tubs
• Glove boxes
• Cutting board
• Fan shroud and blades

 
Advantages of Propylux® M:
• Excellent chemical resistance
• Lot controlled and traceable
• Low moisture absorption
• FDA resin
• Superior dimensional stability

Manufacturing Capabilities:
Sheet: 3/4” to 21/2” thick
Sheet Sizes: 24”x48” 48”x96” 48”x120”
Rod: 3/8” to 4” diameter

 
Color/Grades:
Standard: Natural (custom colors available).

 
*In addition to our standard capabilities, Westlake also has the ability to process custom resins in various sizes and colors with some exceptions.

 


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