Polypropylene Material | MPQ Plastics

MPQ Plastics are suppliers and local extruders of polypropylene material in Australia. Polypropylene is an economical material that offers a combination of outstanding chemical, mechanical, thermal and electrical properties not found in any other thermoplastic. 

Polypropylene is lightweight, and has a better strength and higher temperature rating than polyethylene. Polypropylene homo-polymers have a high level of stiffness and toughness at room temperature. This together with their capacity to repel water makes them a good choice for mechanical and structural applications. 

Advantages To Using Polypropylene Material

Polypropylene material extruded by MPQ Plastics offer numerous advantages as a material of choice. Lets highlight some of the main advantages as to how Polypropylene can benefit you and your companies products moving forward.

  • Polypropylene has excellent chemical resistance.
  • Food grade polypropylene.
  • Good tensile strength.
  • Good fatigue resistance.
  • Good heat resistance.
  • Very low water absorption. 
  • Higher scratch resistance than HDPE Polyethylene.
  • High surface hardness.

Applications Polypropylene Is Used In

Similar to HDPE Magnalene, Polypropylene has a number of key uses in a number of industries around the world. Polypropylene extruded by MPQ can be used as:

  • Boating and Marine trailer bunks and skids. 
  • Water treatment plant components.
  • Medical components.
  • Chemical pipes.

Polypropylene Plastic Sizes & Colour Options

MPQ Plastics extrude polypropylene in our Gold Coast factory. With extrusion options in round rod along with custom shaped profiles. 

MPQ standard polypropylene extrusion sizes range from 10mm to 200mm in diameter. 

Colour range offered in polypropylene materials include: Natural, Black, Grey, Red, Blue, Yellow.

To learn how MPQ Plastics can help your company with polypropylene round rod and profiles; simply contact us today.