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GP078

Typical data

Properties Unit (SI) GP078
Polymer properties
Intrinsic viscosity dl/g 0.73 ± 0.02
Content of COOH meq/Kg ≤ 32
DEG Content % wt ≤ 1.5
Melting point °C 250 ± 1
Moisture % wt ≤ 0.3
Chips weight g/100EA 2.6
Chips dimensions mm 2.6 × 3.8
Color (CIE lab) L
b
≥90
≤2.0
Acetaldehyde ppm ≤ 1.0

Polyethylene Terephthalate
(Bottle Grade)


General Information

PET bottle grade chips (highly viscous) is a condensation polymer produced by a continuous melt-phase polymerization process followed by a solid state polymerization process, with an I.V of 0.75 – 0.85.

Characteristics

PET has excellent transparency and gloss, outstanding gas barrier against oxygen and carbon dioxide, and outstanding toughness and impact strength.

Typical applications

Packaging of drinking water, flavoring and candy containers, packaging of solid foods and edible oils.