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Polypropylene (PP) Machining

A Guide to Polypropylene CNC Machined Parts: Properties, Applications and Design Considerations

What is Polypropylene?Polypropylene Machined Part

Polypropylene (PP) also known as polypropene is a hydrocarbon polymer and is one of the most commonly produced plastics in the world.

It is sometimes referred to as the ‘steel of the plastic industry’ due to its adaptability.

PP is a thermoplastic that is available as a Copolymer and Homopolymer. It is commonly used for mechanical components in corrosive environments.

Main Attributes of Polypropylene (PP):

  • Good to excellent chemical resistance
  • Semi rigid
  • Good fatigue resistance
  • Integral hinge property
  • Good heat resistance
  • High flammability
  • Excellent electrical resistance
  • Low density
  • Lightweight
  • High purity
  • Low moisture absorption
  • High thermal expansion
  • Food compliant
  • Excellent weldability
  • Stain resistant
  • Low thermal and mechanical properties in comparison to engineering plastics
  • Poor UV resistance
  • More readily available alternative to ABS
  • Low cost
  • Recyclable

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Detailed information about Polypropylene for designers can be found in the tabs below. Please note: this information is provided as a guide only.

Polypropylene Machining Service - PP Milling & Turning

Penta Precision supplies highly accurate PP machined parts throughout the UK. Customers turn to us when they have had quality and delivery issues with their existing suppliers and need a reliable precision machining partner.

We communicate well with customers, we take care with the projects placed with us and we are consistent in our service delivery. See our Proven Process page to find out more about our winning formula.

''Penta Precision provides a near faultless service. They are a friendly and helpful company who I hold with very high regard.' John - Tooling engineer

Penta Precision provides the following Polypropylene machining services: 

Reasons to Choose Penta:

We are regularly machining Polypropylene for customers all over the UK. Our customers depend on our machining expertise as well as our outstanding delivery performance, to machine the highest quality parts. Contact us to discuss how we can help you with your Polypropylene machining requirements. 

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Polypropylene machining needs?
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"Barlow Sheet Metal Ltd use Penta as we know the parts will be delivered on time correct and to a very high standard" Andy - Customer Services Office Manager

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