about polypropylene

Polypropylene is an ideal material for creative and distinctive stationery solutions because of its unlimited potential for design and shape, has extreme versatility for colour, finish and gauge, is lightweight yet impressively sturdy. It is attractive, contemporary and tactile with excellent impact strength. Its high design ability allows for many creative possibilities in shape, contour or to suit brand design including window cut-outs and curves. Because it is highly printable it can be decorated to match corporate brand and campaign graphics.

The polypropylene we use is made in Australia from 100% Australian raw materials.  It is waterproof and ideal for traditional stationery, display and consumer packaging with the added benefits of being food-contact safe with no plasticisers, chlorine, leachable components or heavy metals.

Recycling:  Creative Plastics is an environmentally responsible company and all of our post-production waste polypropylene is recycled and re-used.

Colours and thicknesses: Polypropylene comes in a wide range of colours and thicknesses. It can be transparent or opaque. Our colour chart below indicates colours as well as their closest PMS match.


Colour Chart

Code #
Colour Close to PMS    Swatch
010 Clear    
110 White    
210 Yellow 115c  
310 Orange 165c  
455 Burgundy 195c  
480 Poppy Red 1797c  
510 Blue 3005u  
520 Oxford Blue 287u  
555 Genesis Blue 289u  
610 Green 355c  
620 Bottle Green 343c  
710 Grey 422u  
735 Charcoal Grey 426u  
738 Silver Ghost 477c  
910 Black    
107 Trans White    
206 Trans Yellow 101c  
309 Trans Orange 158c  
409 Trans Pink 2385c  
483 Trans Red 191c  
492 Trans Purple 2587c  
529 Trans Blue 299c  
609 Trans Green 375u  
733 Trans Grey 422u  
100 *Marmo 7527c  
618 *Transeco 413c  
091 *Light Gold Fluido  
092 *Dark Gold Fluido    
096 *Light Blue Fluido    
097 *Dark Blue Fluido    

Sheet Gauge

Standard Gauges:

0.38, 0.6, 0.8, 1.4 and 1.9mm
Custom gauges available from 0.25 to 5.0mm subject to minimum order quantities

Sheet Size

Stock Sheet Sizes:

0.38mm 685mm x 1220mm
0.6/0.8mm 665mm x 1220mm
1.4/1.9mm 650mm x 1360mm
Fineline 660mm x 1200mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

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