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Recycled Compounds

AaroLene® Recycled Compounds are formulated to customer specification and include over 200 grades of recycled polypropylene, polystyrene and polyethylene. All lots are tested in-house, prior to shipment by our team of certified lab personnel.

AaroLene® Recycled Compounds are fully customizable. See below for our standard AaroLene® offerings. 

AaroLene® Reprocessed Polystyrene

ASTM / Method

ARPS100-1 GPPS

ARPS100-2 MIPS

ARPS100-3 HIPS

ARPS100-4 HIPS

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

1.05

1.05

1.05

1.05

Melt Flow 200/5.00 (g/10 min)

D 1238

2-6

4-8

4-8

2-4

Mold Shrinkage - 1/8'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.006

0.006

0.006

0.006

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

6,500

3,500

3,000

3,500

Flexural Modulus, 1% Secant (PSI)

D 790

410,000

300,000

280,000

250,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

.5

1.2

2

2

Thermal

Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F)

D 648

192

190

186

186

AaroLene® Reprocessed Polypropylene

ASTM / Method

ARPP200-1 Homo

ARPP200-1 High-Melt Homo

ARPP200-2 Copolymer

ARPP200-3 Copolymer

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

0.910

0.905

0.905

0.900

Melt Flow 230/2.16 (g/10 min)

D 1238

8

40

20

20

Mold Shrinkage - 1/8'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.022

0.022

0.022

0.022

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

5,000

4,800

3,200

3,200

Flexural Modulus (PSI)

D 790

195,000

180,000

130,000

120,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

0.8

0.8

2.5

8+

Thermal

Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F)

D 648

215

215

220

220

AaroLene® Reprocessed Polyethylene

ASTM / Method

ARPE300-1 LDPE

ARPE300-2 HDPE Crate Grade

ARPE300-2 HDPE Blow Mold

ARPE300-2 HDPE Extrusion

Physical

Specific Gravity

D 792

0.92

0.95

0.95

0.95

Melt Flow 230/2.16 (g/10 min)

D 1238

10

8

1

2

Mold Shrinkage - 1/2'' specimen (in/in)

D 955

0.015

0.015

0.015

0.015

Mechanical @ 73°F

Tensile Strength (PSI)

D 638

1,600

3,000

4,000

3,700

Flexural Modulus (PSI)

D 790

240,000

135,000

190,000

200,000

IZOD Impact, Notched (ft-lbs/in)

D 256

8

1.5

4

2

Thermal

Deflection temperature, 66psi (°F)

D 648

122

145

160

165