Westlake Chemical offers an extensive line of medium to low molecular weight polyethylene and polypropylene polymers under the EPOLENE? trade name.
EPOLENE? polymers are available globally and are useful in the plastics industry as lubricants for PVC, processing aids, mold release agents, dispersion aids and coupling agents.? These synthetic waxes are also widely used as base polymers for hot-melt adhesives and pavement striping compounds as well as additives in asphalt modification and as petroleum wax modifiers for use in candles, investment casting, cable filling, fruit coating emulsions and various paperboard coatings.