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Learn More About Your Plastic Sheet: 7 Facts About TPO Plastic

Posted by Blake Kingeter on July 21, 2017

In our most recent post in the “Learn More About your Plastic Sheet” blog series we featured our extruded HIPS material and highlighted some of the characteristics and attributes of the material. Today, we will switch gears to a polymer that services a more industrial market where material durability for long-term use is paramount - TPO, or Thermoplastic Olefin. TPO is a combination of polymer and filler blends usually consisting of some fraction of a thermoplastic (generally block copolymer polypropylene), an elastomer or rubber, and filler such as calcium carbonate or talc.

To learn more about TPO’s characteristics and typical uses continue reading!

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Topics: TPO plastic, automotive