Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. It is sometimes called “high density polyethylene pdf” or “polythene” when used for pipes. In 2007, the global HDPE market reached a volume of more than 30 million tons. HDPE is known for its large strength-to-density ratio.
The density of HDPE can range from 0. HDPE tends to rip or tear in a malfunction instead of shattering and becoming shrapnel like the other materials. HDPE, accounting for one-third of worldwide production, or more than 8 million tonnes. Above all, China, where beverage bottles made from HDPE were first imported in 2005, is a growing market for rigid HDPE packaging, as a result of its improving standard of living. In India and other highly populated, emerging nations, infrastructure expansion includes the deployment of pipes and cable insulation made from HDPE.