Compounded polyolefins are thermoplastic resins produced using a blend of one or more base polyolefins with various components such as impact modifiers, fillers and reinforcements, and pigments and additives. These Polypropylene Composite Materials and Alloys (PCMA) offer a broad range of characteristics and are used in a wide variety of customer applications.
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Benefits and Applications
Typical customer applications include:
- Automotive components
- Electrical appliances
- Wire and cable
- Pipe and sheet
- Building and construction
- Broad range of stiffness from very soft to very rigid
- Excellent aesthetic characteristics and colorability
- Very good processability
- High stiffness/impact balance
- High mar and scratch resistance
- Very low carbon emissions achievable
- Excellent recyclability
Prohibited Applications of Compounded Polyolefins:
The use of LyondellBasell Compounded Polyolefins in the following applications is prohibited:
- All parts for Aeronautical use
- All parts for Train transportation use
- Air bag unit housings
- Seat belt systems and mechanisms
- Brake systems and mechanisms
- Pedals (brake, gas, clutch)
- Steering systems and mechanisms
- All parts with flammability requirements for Building and Constructions
- All parts with flammability requirements for Industrial applications use
- All parts for Medical applications use
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