HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene)

Retlaw Industries HDPE Manufacturing

OEM injection modling of high-density polyethylene

Advantages of HDPE Plastic in Injection MoldingHDPE plastic

Also known as polyethylene high-density (PEHD), HDPE is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum. Its high strength-to-density composition and versatility make HDPE a very popular type of plastic, serving a wide array of industries. From food storage containers to piping systems, HDPE does it all.

Benefits of HDPE include:

  • Weather-resistance
  • Malleability
  • Light-weight
  • Cost-effective
  • Hygienic
  • Recyclable
  • FDA-approved

High-Density Polyethylene can be molded into a variety of different shapes and sizes. With its linear structure and optimal strength, HDPE can withstand environmental stresses such as high-temperature treatment and physical impact

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HDPE Plastic Specifications

Name High-Density Polyethylene
Chemical Formula (C2H4)n
Melting Point (°C) ~130°C
Tensile Strength ~4550 psi
Impact Strength ~3.0 ft-lb/in notched Izod
Hardness Level (Rockwell) R65 – R95
Flexural Modulus ~233000 psi

Where is HDPE plastic used?

HDPE is used by people every single day, and you might not even realize it. Its ideal properties, specifically for packaging and assembly, make it one of the most widely used plastics in the world. It is also extremely versatile and can be used for manufacturing plastic milk jugs, auto parts, pipes, and much more. 

Other products made with HDPE include: 

Hard Hats

HDPE Plastic for Hard Hats

Swimming Pool Materials

HDPE Plastic for Swimming Pool Materials

Plastic Piping

HDPE Plastic for Corrosion-Resistant Piping

Plastic Bottles

HDPE Plastic for Bottles

Food Storage Containers

HDPE Plastic for Food Storage Containers

Folding Tables & Chairs

HDPE Plastic for Folding Tables & Chairs

HDPE was first created in the 1930s in the UK and used in radar cables during WWII. After it was commercially introduced in the U.S., its popularity took off and continues to be used today for a wide variety of industrial and commercial applications. 

Wisconsin Plastic Injection Molding Company Defines Perfection

HDPE molded parts are a staple in many industrial applications – from idler pulleys to roller chain sprockets, the professionals at Retlaw have the skills to produce thermoplastic HDPE components for your company at the most affordable prices. We have a wide range of plastic types and products to choose from in our Wisconsin facility, and we can accommodate all your HDPE plastic part needs whatever they may be.

The professionals at Retlaw Industries use HDPE for a variety of parts, and we can manufacture any component you need for strength and durability at a low cost. Our plastic injection design, tooling, molding, and assembly services are key contributors to dozens of industries, making us one of the most trusted plastic manufacturing companies in the nation. Make Retlaw Industries your top source for all OEM parts. 

In addition to working with HDPE plastic we also work with:

HDPE Plastic Components Available Nationwide

HDPE is a plastic in high demand nowadays. Retlaw Industries has the resources and expertise to deliver exceptional HDPE molds, parts, and components nationwide. Nationwide shipping is always available including to Wisconsin, Washington, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Colorado. 

Contact the HDPE plastic manufacturing company for a quote at Retlaw Industries now!
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For over 40 years, Retlaw has produced quality injection molding tools which has led us into thermoplastic injection molding for a wide variety of industries. With over 19 injection molding machines, decades of collective experience, and over 50,000 square feet under roof and room to expand, we are always ready for your new projects.
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