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Proteus® Homopolymer is a crystalline material that is noted for its high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent chemical resistance, and high performance in thermoforming and corrosive environments. Proteus® Homopolymer is natural in color and is stressed relieved.

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Generic Name
Polypropylene

Certifications
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Technical Information

Stock Products Properties Applications Advantages Grades

Stock Products

TypeSizeLengthColor
Sheet .125′-1″ 48″x96″ CTS Bright White, Black

Give us your cut-to-size dimensions. We will precision-cut these plastics to your exact size. Additional sizes and colors available upon request.

Properties

Physical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Density lb/in³ D792 0.0329
Mechanical PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Water Absorption, 24 hrs % D570 0.01
Tensile Strength @ yield psi D638 4800
Tensile Modulus KSI D638 190
Tensile Elongation @Break % D638 14
Flexural Strength psi D790 4800
Flexural Modulus KSI 195
Compressive Strength psi D695 5000
Compressive Modulus Ksi D695 200
Hardness, D 78
IZOD Impact Strength Notched ft-lb/in D256 1.2
Thermal PropertiesUnitsASTMResults
Heat Deflection Temp at 264 psi °F 210
Melting Temperature °F D3418 327
Max Operating Temp. °F 180
Flammability Rating UL94 UL94

 

Applications

  • Orthotic and prosthetic devices
  • Plating and anodizing process equipment
  • Plenums and manifolds
  • Pump equipment
  • Secondary containment
  • Storage tanks
  • Valve bodies

Advantages

  • Appropriate for applications to 180°F
  • Resists most acids, alkalis, and solvents
  • Thermoforming performance
  • Meets food handling guidelines
  • Chemical & corrosion resistant
  • No moisture absorption
  • USDA, NSF and 3-A Dairy Compliant

Grades

  • Proteus® Copolymer
  • Proteus® O&P Grade
  • Proteus® Premium Gloss
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