Braskem America D218_00

Braskem D218_00 polypropylene homopolymer (HPP) is designed for printing and packaging applications and contains anitblock and nucleating additives.

Polymer Name: Polypropylene Homopolymer (HPP)

Processing Methods: Compounding, Extrusion, Film Extrusion

Additives Included: Anti-Blocking Agent, Nucleating Agent

Melt Flow Index: 8.0 - 8.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Plastics & Elastomers Functions

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Provides excellent processing stability
  • Superior optical and mechanical properties in blown and cast films
  • Contains antiblock and nucleating agent
  • Excellent clarity
  • Superior stiffness and heat resistance over conventional polypropylene in blown film, cast film, and sheet extrusion
  • High flexural modulus

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods
Automotive and Compounding Applications

Developed for the automotive compounding market, our high crystallinity homopolymers provide premium levels of stiffness, flowability, compounding flexibility and performance in composites and compounded TPOs

  • Wide range of melt flow rates for lightweighting and performance
  • Elevated HDT
  • Reduced emissions
  • Good scratch resistance
  • High gloss


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Flexural Modulus (0.05 in/min, 1.3 mm/min, 1% secant)315,000psiASTM D-790A
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)37J/mASTM D- 256
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)8g/10 minASTM 1238

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance