Capilene CP71AV Polypropylene From Carmel Olefins


Carmel Olefins have been at the forefront of polypropylene technology for many years.

The content below introduces a new grade of PP designed for the demanding thin wall packaging market. The grade retains its transparency and gloss but has an excellent stiffness/impact balance and is a great choice where excellent aesthetics are required.

Capilene CP71AV

New Capilene CP71AV polypropylene resin provides a unique combination of mechanical and optical properties with outstanding processability for TWIM food packaging and consumer applications.

Carmel Olefins new Capilene CP71AV polypropylene (PP) resin was designed to meet the most demanding of customers’ requirements for rigid packaging and consumer goods, focusing on Thin Wall Injection Molding (TWIM) applications. Engineered using an innovative and unique technology, Capilene CP71AV is able to bridge the gap between PP Random and Impact Copolymers, and offers the best of the two families: good transparency combined with good impact/stiffness balance. Besides, Capilene CP71AV has an exceptional stress-whitening (blush) resistance and high gloss, making it a preferable choice for demanding applications were excellent aesthetics is desired. Capilene CP71AV is characterized by very good flowability and can be used for TWIM items with wall thickness as low as 0.4mm.


  • Food packaging
  • TWIM containers
  • Clear storage boxes
  • Tool boxes and organizers
  • Toys
  • Home appliances

Key features

  • Excellent flowability
  • High impact
  • High transparency and gloss
  • Stress whitening resistance
  • Good color-ability (brighter colors)
  • Complies with food contact regulations

If you would like further information on the Capiliene range of HoPP, CoPP and RCoPP from Carmel, please contact Plastribution on 01530 560 560.

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