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polypropylene

/poly·pro·py·lene/ (pol″e-pro´pĭ-lēn) a synthetic, crystalline, thermoplastic polymer with a molecular weight of 40,000 or more and the general formula (C3H5)n; uses include nonabsorbable sutures, surgical casts, and the membranes for membrane oxygenators.

polypropylene

a polyolefin available in monofilament form and used as a nonabsorbable surgical suture. Very popular as a vascular suture material. Like most synthetics it has poor knot security but it causes little tissue reaction and has very long life. It is also available in mesh form.
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Polypropylene is just one of the many common and advanced thermoplastics resins that HPE is capable of extruding.
GCC states' easy access to polypropylene resin owing to their large oil and gas reserves widens the scope for the local conversion of polypropylene to downstream value-added products," said Vishnu Sankaran, associate director and head of Chemicals Practice in the Middle East and North Africa at Frost & Sullivan.
Necking was observed in unfilled polypropylene specimens at temperatures other than 21.
That's the whole point, polypropylene is a great synthetic fiber, it doesn't need any gimmicks.
Auto manufacturers may use polypropylene in body side protective moldings and bumper bars, among other applications.
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The template spins while it's producing the polymer, so you end up with alternating segments of plastic and elastic polypropylene.
Its polypropylene extruder can produce 1,000 pounds per hour - twice the rate of the competition.
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