high density polyethylene


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  • noun
    (written as high-density polyethylene)
    a very tough, chemically resistant thermoplastic, with a ‘soapy’ touch; e.g. used for blow-moulded parts such as fuel tanks or other mouldings, such as bumpers.


  • An extensively polymerized plastic used for pipe. polyethylene material is highly abrasion and corrosion resistant, and thereby able to handle a wide variety of slurries and abrasive materials as well as nearly all acids, caustics, salt solutions and other corrosive liquids and gases.


  • acronymHDPE