High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

Tomato Tub SmallHigh-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum known for its large strength to density ratio. Applications of HDPE include frozen foods, sealable and medical packaging.

Properties:

  • Resistant to many solvents including grease, oil and chemicals
  • Tough and impact resistant at low temperatures
  • Easy to seal
  • No moisture absorption
  • Recyclable