Braskem America RP 650

Braskem RP 650 polypropylene random copolymer (RCP) provides high flexural modulus, superior esthetics, and enhanced optical properties.

Polymer Name: Polypropylene Random Copolymer (RCP)

Processing Methods: Blow Molding, Extrusion, Thermoforming

Additives Included: Nucleating Agent

Melt Flow Index: 2.0 - 2.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Additives Included
Plastics & Elastomers Functions
Technologies

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • High flexural modulus
  • Next generation clarifier providing superior esthetics and enhanced optical properties
Performance Characteristics
  • Increased melt strength resulting in more uniform wall thickness distribution
  • Opportunities for downgauging and part weight reduction
  • Improved impact properties
  • Outstanding stiffness, providing increased top load properties
  • Exceptional esthetics and color
  • Opportunities for intermaterial replacement

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods
Rigid Packaging Applications

Braskem thermoforming grades allow clients to utilize a single resin for a wide range of applications that require varying levels of stiffness, clarity, or impact, creating a simplified inventory approach.

  • Single grade inventory
  • Reduced storage complexity
  • Simple order processing
  • Blends well with other resins

Properties

Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Elongation at Yield (2 in/min, 50 mm/min)12%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)4,600psiASTM D-638
Notched Izod Impact Strength (23°C)1.2ft-lbs/inASTM D-256A
Control Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Nominal Melt Flow (230°C/2.16kg)2g/10 minASTM D-1238

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance