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Polyethylene (PE) is a widely used, semi-crystalline material. It can be extensively compounded to provide a wide range of properties at a wide range of costs. In general, Polyethylene is a low temperature material with excellent chemical resistance.

4THENE® is the registered trade name for Polyethylene compounds produced by 4PLAS.

Our 4THENE® range includes LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene) offering enhanced flexibility and HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) offering enhanced durability, stiffness and chemical resistance.

Many of our 4THENE® products are also available as high quality recycled materials offering considerable savings over prime and have similar properties and consistency.


4THENE® compounds offer the following key properties:

  • Good impact resistance
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Good electrical properties
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Good surface finish
  • Cost effective performance
  • Good insulating properties
  • Excellent flow and processing properties


4THENE® Polypropylene standard range includes the following products:

  • Unreinforced
  • Prime, industrial and recycled
  • Mineral filled
  • Custom colours
  • High impact
  • Heat stabilised
  • UV stabilised
  • Antistatic

For individual grades or to search using a wide range of criteria please use our interactive material selector.

Our standard range is comprehensive, however should you not find what you are looking for within the data available on this website, we offer Custom Compounds to suit the requirements of specific applications.

If you would like advice on selecting suitable materials, or you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us and one of our team will be pleased to assist you.

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