Polypropylene Rod

Polypropylene is an extremely tough, durable plastic. It has excellent impact and heat resistance and exhibits an extraordinary resistance to fatigue from flexing (almost unbreakable), is impervious to water and has good chemical resistance. Applications include; cladding, pulleys, pumps, hinges and batteries.

Technical Specification

Colour Natural/Translucent
Specific Gravity 0.93 g/cm³
Tensile Strength at Yield 35 N/mm²
Elongation at Break 600%
Modulus of Elasticity 1100 N/mm²
Hardness (Rockwell - R) 64
Melting Point 160°C
Thermal Conductivity 0.25 W/k-m
Maximum Operating Temp. 90°C (Long Term)/ 120°C (Short Term)
Minimum Operating Temp. -10°C
Co-efficient of Linear Thermal Expansion 15 x 10^-5 K^-1
Flammability (UL-94) HB
Volume Resistivity 10^17 ohm-cm
Dielectric Strength 100 Kv/mm

Product Range

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Rod Diameter  Length  Pack Qty.    Price (+VAT)
per Length
Availability Product Code
10mm1m1 Length £1.43 In Stock 108-5722
20mm1m1 Lengths £5.32 In Stock 108-5819
30mm1m1 Lengths £10.62 In Stock 108-5916
40mm1m1 Length £18.98 In Stock 108-6013
Only supplied in pack quantities shown.