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Abbreviation (also PE-LD, PE-LLD, PE-HD, PE-UHMW, PE-X) for polyethylene; see there

The thermoplastic material (outdated polyethylene, abbreviation PE) was discovered as early as 1898, but only since 1957 has it been used commercially in large quantities, mainly in pipelines for gas and water supply, for cable insulation and in packaging materials. It is a saturated hydrocarbon. With a share of around 30%, PE is the most...

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