Polypropylene is now the third largest consumed plastic material after polyethylene and polyvinyl chloride. This book discusses the advantages and disadvantages of working with polypropylene, offering practical comment on the available types of polypropylene, its mechanical properties and in-service performance, and processing. Comparisons with other common plastics are also provided, which highlight the advantages of this polyolefin.2.3 Elastomer-Modified Polypropylene Extremely high toughness at low temperatures can be achieved by modifying PP with elastomers, mainly ethylene propylene rubber (EPR), ethylene propylene diene rubber (EPDM) or plastomers.
|Title||:||Practical Guide to Polypropylene|
|Publisher||:||iSmithers Rapra Publishing - 2002-01|