Braskem America RP 250

Braskem RP 250 polypropylene random copolymer (RCP) offers superior processing stability, superior clarity, esthetics and enhanced optical properties and excellent mold release.

Polymer NamePolypropylene Random Copolymer (RCP)

Processing MethodsInjection Molding

Melt Flow Index35.0 - 35.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Superior processing stability
  • Superior clarity
  • Esthetics and enhanced optical properties
  • Excellent mold release

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers End Uses
Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods
Rigid Packaging Applications
  • Some of the potential applications that thin wall packaging can be used for include: pill vials, ice cream tubes, deli containers, ready-made packaged foods, and butter or ice cream tubs.
  • Benefits in these applications are reduced source consumption, shorter cycle times, high clarity, and good organoleptics.

Properties

Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)9%ASTM D-638
Flexural Modulus (0.05 in/min, 1.3 mm/min, 1% secant)170,000psiASTM D-790A
Tensile Strength at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)4,500psiASTM D-638
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)1ft-lbs/inASTM D-256A
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)35g/10 minASTM D-1238