Homopolymer polypropylene from Allied Plastic Supply is now available in flesh tone and black for creating prosthetic definitive sockets. Both colors are available in 1/2” thickness. Polypropylene combines an excellent strength to weight ratio with a high degree of stiffness and rigidity, making it suitable for torsional or directional support. Recommended oven temperatures for polypropylene are between 350°F and 375°F. The strong, durable, and versatile material’s physical properties include tensile strength at yield of 5400 psi, elongation at yield of 14%, and a Rockwell hardness of 92.
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