Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Chlorinated Polyethylene

Chlorinated polyethylene (CPE) is one kind of high molecule elastic material developed in late years, which is one of the random chloride produced through reaction of polyethylene and chlorine. Along with rapid development of plastic and rubber industry, its application becomes much wider.

CPE has good flexibility, ozone resistance, weather ability, heat aging, oil resistance, flame retardance, electrical properties, chemical resistance sex. Flexibility and a weakened resistance to cold.

China and the United States were the two largest consumers of chlorinated polyethylene.

About 80% of CPE is used for PVC modification and about 20% for the production of wires, cables and ABS modification. World consumption of CPE is forecast to grow at an average annual rate of about 4%.

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