Polyethylene

Definition

A resilient, pliable, synthetic resin made by polymerizing ethylene and primarily used for containers, packaging, corrosion-resistant piping, and insulation.

Things you need to know

High density polyethylene pipes are used in geothermal heating systems due to their superior rigidity, thermal properties, and chemical resistance.

Also known as

Polyethene, Polymethylene

Cost Considerations

Piping made out of polyethylene is generally very cost effective.

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