Polypropylene

Polypropylene (PP) is with 20% resin share next to polyethylene the most widely used polymer in the EU27+3.  Polypropylene is the collective term for different types of polypropylene:

  • Polypropylene homopolymer (PPH) 
  • Polypropylene copolymers (PPC) 
  • Polypropylene random copolymer (PPR)

PP Impact copolymers are copolymers with an improved impact resistance which is due to a higher ethylene content.