PROPERTIES OF RESIN

  HDPELDPE
PP
PET
PETG
 Material
High-density Polyethylene
Low-density Polyethylene
Polypropylene
 Polyethylene TerephtalatePolyethylene Terephtalate
 Clarity TranslucentTranslucent
Translucent
Clear
Clear
 Rigidity/StiffnessModerate
Low
Moderate to High
Moderate to High
Moderate to High
 Impact Resistance
Good to Excellent
Excellent Poor to Good
Good to Excellent
Good

 Low Temp. Impact Resistance

Good to Excellent
 ExcellentPoor to Fair
 Fair to Good
Poor

 Resistance to Stress Crack

Good to Excellent
 GoodGood to Excellent
 Good to Excellent
 Good
 Moisture Barrier
  Good to Excellent
 GoodGood to Excellent
 Fair to Good
 Fair to Good
 Oxygen barrier
 Poor Poor Poor Good Good
 Scuff Resistance Very Good  Very Good
 Very Good  Poor to Fair
 Poor to Fair
 Acids Resistance  Fair to Very Good
 Fair to Very Good
 Fair to Good
 Fair to Good
 Fair to Good
 Alcohols Resistance
 Good Good Good Good Good
 Alkalis Resistance
 Good to Very Good
 Good to Very Good
 Very Good
 Poor to Fair
 Poor to Fair
 Mineral Oils Resistance Fair Poor to Fair
 Fair Good Good
 Solvents Resistance
 Poor to Fair
 Poor to Fair
 Poor to Good
 Good Good
 Heat Resistance
 Good Fair Good Poor to fair
 Poor to Fair
 Cold Resistance
 Excellent Excellent Poor to Fair
 Good Good
 Resistance to Sunlight FairFair
 FairGood
 Good

 

*This information is intended as a guide only