Excellent Impact and Scratch Resistance, and Low Thermal Expansion Characteristics

RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds are excellent for molded-in color applications that require impact resistance, scratch resistance and low thermal expansion characteristics.


Why RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds

Why RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds

RheTech’s well-established reputation and expertise in producing high-quality polyolefin compounds, with a strong commitment to customization, ensures that their materials align precisely with your application's requirements. Their dedication to quality assurance and consistency in manufacturing reduces the risk of defects and guarantees the reliability of their polyolefin compounds. RheTech offers versatility across a wide range of industries, environmental considerations, a reliable supply chain, and a track record of innovation.

Characteristics and Properties

RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds are engineered to deliver exceptional performance and versatility across various industries. Characteristics and properties found across the product line include:

  • High chemical resistance
  • Excellent thermal stability
  • Low density
  • Durability
  • UV resistance
  • Suitable for structural components
  • FR, FDA, NSF, and UL grades available

Markets and Applications

Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds are a popular choice for consumer goods manufacturers. Their versatility, ease of processing, and ability to maintain their appearance over time make them perfect for items like household appliances, toys, and packaging materials. Additionally, their cost-effectiveness and environmental friendliness contribute to their suitability for the consumer goods market. Common applications include:

  • Household Appliances
  • Toys and Recreational Products
  • Packaging Materials
Chemical Processing & Industrial Equipment

Chemical Processing & Industrial Equipment

In the chemical processing industry, RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds are valued for their outstanding chemical resistance. They maintain their structural integrity when exposed to a wide range of corrosive substances, making them ideal for applications such as pipes, valves, and storage tanks. Their resistance to chemical wear ensures a longer service life and reduced maintenance costs. Typical applications include:

  • Pipes and Tubing
  • Valves and Fittings
  • Storage Tanks and Containers
Electrical and Electronics

Electrical and Electronics

RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds are gaining popularity in the electrical and electronics market due to their electrical insulating properties. These materials are used in cable insulation, wire harnesses, and electrical enclosures, providing both electrical safety and reliability. Typical applications include:

  • Cable Insulation
  • Wire Harnesses
  • Electrical Enclosures
  • Connectors
  • Electrical Insulators


RheComp® Polypropylene Compounds excel in automotive applications due to their superior mechanical strength and thermal stability. These materials can withstand the rigors of automotive environments, providing excellent performance in components like interior trim, under-the-hood parts, and exterior body panels. Their chemical resistance also helps protect against exposure to oils, fuels, and harsh weather conditions, ensuring long-lasting durability. Typical applications include:

  • Interior Trim Components
  • Under-the-Hood Parts
  • Exterior Body Panels
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