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PP Homopolymer vs. UHMW-PE

Both PP homopolymer and UHMW-PE are thermoplastics. There are 7 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (19, in this case) are not shown.

For each property being compared, the top bar is PP homopolymer and the bottom bar is UHMW-PE.

Material Properties

Density, g/cm3 0.91 to 1.2
0.94
Elongation at Break, % 3.0 to 80
400
Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K 1230 to 1900
1750
Strength to Weight: Axial, points 11 to 21
14
Strength to Weight: Bending, points 27 to 37
32
Tensile Strength: Ultimate (UTS), MPa 36 to 93
49
Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K 30 to 90
180