TPX®, a 4-methylpentene-1 based polyolefin
manufactured and marketed solely by Mitsui Chemicals, Inc, is available in pellet form. This lightweight, functional polymer displays a unique combination of physical
properties and characteristics due to its distinctive molecular structure, which
includes a bulky side chain, as shown below.
TPX® Polymethylpentene (PMP) characteristics are similar to those of traditional
polyolefins and include excellent electrical insulating properties and strong
hydrolysis resistance. In addition, TPX® features low dielectric, superb clarity,
transparency, gas permeability, heat and chemical resistance and release qualities.
This Polymethylpentene can be used for extruded and film products, injection
molded, and blow molded application items. TPX® applications include:
Release Paper for
Mandrels and sheaths
for rubber hose production
Cosmetic caps and
For more information on TPX® Film Opulent™ please click here.
*Mitsui chemicals America does not offer any processed products such as slab, rod and plate.