The containers and closures supplied by Medfor are made from various types of plastic. The table below summarises some of the characteristic of these plastics. Together with a container’s shape and capacity, these characteristics can be influential in deciding the best product for a given application.
|Medfor Containers / Closures||Medfor Closures only|
|Full name||High Density Polyethylene||Polyethylene Terephthalate||Polypropylene||Polystyrene||Low Density Polyethylene||Urea Formaldehyde|
|Transparency||Translucent or Opaque||Clear||Translucent or Opaque||Clear||Translucent||Opaque|
|Max. Use Temp (°C)||120||70||135||90||80||*|
Please note that the characteristics of plastics can vary between container type and the original manufacturer. We would always recommend testing a container can withstand the demands of a particular application first and are happy to provide evaluation samples for this purpose.
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