PP Homopolymer HJ 400 (Injection) - South Korea


:   Poly(1-methylethylene)

Cas Number

:   9003-07-0

HS Code

:   390210




Basic Info

Appearance Name

:   White Granular Powder

Common Names

:   Propene Polymers, Propylene Polymers, IPP


: 25 Kg Bag

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Technical Document

Brief Overview

A kind of polypropylene called polypropylene homopolymer is made up of just one monomer, propylene. Its high degree of crystallinity and isotactic structure suggest that the molecular chains are arranged uniformly and in an orderly manner. This results in a material that has excellent electrical insulating qualities, remarkable chemical resistance, and noticeable rigidity. Polypropylene homopolymer has a high melting point, therefore it's commonly produced using extrusion or injection molding to make pipes, sheets, and packaging materials. Its exceptional mechanical and thermal properties make it a top option in a variety of industries, such as consumer products, construction, and automotive.

Manufacturing Process

A polymer known as polypropylene homopolymer is created when propylene monomer is polymerized under particular pressure and temperature settings. The following phases are typically included in the process:

  1. Propylene Polymerization: Propylene is polymerized in the presence of a Ziegler-Natta catalyst, which is typically an organoaluminum co-catalyst combined with a transition metal compound. This catalyst starts the process that results in the creation of a high molecular weight polypropylene homopolymer.

  2. Quenching and Cooling: After the polymerization process is finished, the polymer is quenched, which is the process of stopping the reaction and bringing the temperature of the polymer down using a cooling medium like water or gas.

  3. Solid-State Polymerization: The polymer is heated throughout the solid-state polymerization process in order to remove any unreacted monomer residue and improve the polymer's mechanical properties. At this step, the polymer may be heated in an inert atmosphere or under a vacuum to remove impurities and improve the final product's qualities.

  4. Pelletization: A pelletizing machine is used to slice the generated polymer into small pellets for better handling and transportation.

Process variables including temperature, pressure, and catalyst type can be changed to alter the properties of the resulting polypropylene homopolymer. Furthermore, the performance of the material can be improved by adding additives such as stabilizers, processing aids, and antioxidants.


Polypropylene homopolymer is a thermoplastic material that is highly adaptable and widely used in a variety of sectors because of its exceptional mechanical properties and affordability. Typical applications for polypropylene homopolymer include:

  1. Packaging: Because of its great chemical resistance and ability to withstand high temperatures, polypropylene homopolymer is widely used in food and beverage packaging, including containers, bottles, and lids.

  2. Automotive: Inside trim, dashboard components, and battery boxes are just a few of the parts where polypropylene homopolymer is used. The reason for this is its exceptional resilience to impacts, low weight, and ability to withstand harsh environmental circumstances.

  3. Medical: Because polypropylene homopolymer is non-toxic and can withstand chemical sterilization, it is used in medical settings for items like surgical trays, vials, and IV bags.

  4. Construction: Because of its increased rigidity, durability, and resistance to chemical and environmental deterioration, PP homopolymer is used in construction-related applications such as pipes, fittings, and insulation.

  5. Textile: Due to its high tensile strength and resistance to abrasion, PP homopolymer is used in textile applications such as fibers, ropes, and geotextiles.

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