Recycled HDPE

Fortum Circo® HDPE series materials are a sustainable choice for High-Density Polyethylene applications. Our materials are manufactured with a state-of-the-art process at Fortum’s plastics refinery from local, separately collected plastic packaging waste of consumers (PCR). The materials are safe to use, and the climate change impact is less than half that of common virgin materials.

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Blow molding
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Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) plastic
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100% Recyclable
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REACH compliant
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Natural grey or light grey
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EuCertPlast

Extrusion grades of our HDPE series are recommended for blown moulding pieces, pipes, profiles, sheets and thermoforming. Fortum Circo HDPE materials have an MFI of 1.5g/10min, and they can be processed with a wide process window and are also suitable for high throughput demand. Fortum Circo® HDPE-1001 Light Grey is developed for bottle applications. It has improved melt strength and stability, is suitable for thin-walled applications, e.g., coex applications with decreased gel formation. There is smaller weight variation in the final product.

 

Features
  • Low friction
  • Semi-rigid
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Tough and durable
  • Good fatigue resistance and heat resistance
  • Good performance even at low temperatures
  • Weldable and sealable
  • Electrical insulation properties
Fortum Circo® HDPE fits a wide variety of applications such as
  • Packaging & containers 
  • Construction pipes & sheets
  • Consumer goods 
  • Sports & leisure 

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