Remarks

Both PP homopolymer and UHMW-PE are thermoplastics.

There are 5 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (9 in this case) are not shown.

Properties in Common

Density
0.91 to 1.2 g/cm3
0.94 g/cm3
Elongation
3.3 to 10 %
400 %
Specific Heat
1230 to 1900 J/kg-K
1750 J/kg-K
Strength-to-weight
40 to 83 kN-m/kg
52 kN-m/kg
UTS
36 to 100 MPa
49 MPa

The length of each bar compares the given value to the highest value in the database.

Properties Not in Common

Dielectric Constant: 2.2 (UHMW-PE)

Elastic Modulus: 0.8 GPa (UHMW-PE)

Flexural Modulus: 1.5 to 7.0 GPa (PP homopolymer)

Melting Onset: 130 °C (UHMW-PE)

Thermal Conductivity: 0.41 W/m-K (UHMW-PE)

Thermal Diffusivity: 0.25 (UHMW-PE)

Thermal Expansion: 180 µm/m-K (UHMW-PE)

Vicat Temperature: 75 °C (UHMW-PE)

Water Absorption At Saturation: 0.010 to 0.090 % (PP homopolymer)

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