Petkim PETOPLEN EH251 is a homopolymer polypropylene resin with narrow molecular weight distribution. The material is produced by controlled rheology (CR) technology. It is suitable for high speed injection molding and general purpose fiber extrusion applications.

Polymer Name: Polypropylene Homopolymer (HPP)

Processing Methods: Extrusion, Fibers Extrusion, Injection Molding

Melt Flow Index: 24.0 - 24.0 g/10 min

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Identification & Functionality

Plastics & Elastomers Functions

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Plastics & Elastomers Processing Methods

Fiber production for nonwoven spunbond: hygiene, agriculture, geotextile, etc.
Fiber production for textile: carpets, rugs, furnishing fabrics
Injection molding: toys, households

Recommended Processing Conditions Processing Conditions

Injection molding applications;
Typical melt temperature: 200 - 260°C
Typical mold temperature: 20 - 40°C
Typical injection pressure: 25 - 55 MPa
Processing conditions should be optimized for different equipment design.


Mechanical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Tensile Strength at Yield38MPaASTM D638
Flexural Modulus, 23°C1450MPaTS EN ISO 178
Izod Impact Strength at 23°C (notched)20J/mASTM D256
Rockwell Hardness96Scale RASTM D785
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Melt Flow Rate (230°C/2.16 kg)24g/10 minASTM D1238
Density0.905g/cm³ASTM D1505
Melting Point (DSC, 2nd heating)163°CASTM D3418
Thermal Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Heat Deflection Temperature at 0.45 MPa7°CISO 75

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance
Compliance to Regulations

The formulation and production of PETOPLEN EH251 conforms to the compositional requirements of the Commission Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011.


The product is not hazardous or toxic and it is suitable for recycling using available recycling methods

Packaging & Availability


The material is packaged in PE bags or in PP Big Bags. The product should be stored in a dry area with an ambient temperature below 50°C. It should be kept away from sunlight, sparks, heat and flame.

Storage & Handling


Inappropriate storage conditions can lead to bad smell, color changes and the deterioration in physical properties. It is advised to process PP resins within 6 months after delivery