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Compare PP Homopolymer to UHMW-PE

Both PP homopolymer and UHMW-PE are thermoplastics. There are 6 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (16, in this case) are not shown.

Material Properties in Common

Density, g/cm3

PP Homopolymer 0.91 to 1.2
UHMW-PE 0.94

Elongation at Break, %

PP Homopolymer 3.0 to 80
UHMW-PE 400

Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K

PP Homopolymer 1230 to 1900
UHMW-PE 1750

Strength to Weight Ratio, kN-m/kg

PP Homopolymer 39 to 76
UHMW-PE 52

Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa

PP Homopolymer 36 to 93
UHMW-PE 49

Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K

PP Homopolymer 30 to 90
UHMW-PE 180