POLYMERS

Muntajat markets a range of thermoplastics under the brand name Lotrène®. Our portfolio includes the full range of the polyethylene family, including low-density polyethylene (LDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and medium-density polyethylene (MDPE).

Lotrène® has a multitude of commercial applications, such as extrusion coating, lamination, injection moulding, rotational moulding, and the coatings for wire and cables. Our thermoplastics are used extensively in the production of films and sheeting, and go on to become shopping, laundry, and freezer bags, as well as films used for food storage, agriculture, and packaging and shipping.

Lotrène® is also a popular choice for manufacturing rigid plastics, and is used in toys and rigid containers, pressure and non-pressure pipes, automotive parts and fuel tanks, dairy bottles and containers for household chemicals, large blow-moulded drums, industrial liners, pond liners and geomembranes, and pipes and fittings.

Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)

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With a worldwide consumption of around 20 million tonnes per year, LDPE is one of today’s major thermoplastics.

LDPE is a polymer made from the monomer ethylene. It is transparent, robust and at the same time relatively flexible. LDPE has excellent resistance to water, moisture and various organic solvents and chemicals.

LDPE is mainly used for the manufacture of films and sheets, but is also used for extrusion-coating, injection-moulding, injection-moulding, wires and cables.

In Qatar, LDPE is produced by QAPCO and marketed under the trademark Lotrène®. QAPCO has a full range of LDPE for the production of industrial and consumer films as well as one for coating and two for injection moulding grades.

Examples of applications are: heavy duty bags, pallet shrink films, collations shrink films, pouches, freezer bags, shopping bags and laundry bags.

Lotrène FB3003

Heavy duty bags, industrial film, agricultural film.

Lotrène FE3000

Heavy duty bags, industrial film, agricultural film.

Lotrène FB5026

Shopping bags, milk pouches, light and medium duty shrink.

Lotrène FE8000

Shopping bags, light and medium duty shrink.

Lotrène FE8004

Shopping bags, milk poaches, light and medium duty shrink.

Lotrène FD0270

High clarity bags, thin shrink film, lamination film, foam.

Lotrène FD0274

Thin shrink film, laundry film, deep freeze, lamination film, foam.

Lotrène FD0374

Light duty packaging film, laundry film, bakery film, display film.

Lotrène FD0474

High clarity film for flowers, clothing, laundry.

Lotrène LA0710

Coating.

Lotrène MG70

Injection Moulding and master batches.

Produced by:

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C.

Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)

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LLDPE is one of the major thermoplastics, with a total worldwide production of around 25 million tonnes per year.

LDPE is a copolymer made from ethylene and from an alpha-olefin. LLDPE is a polyethylene with good impact and puncture resistance, good flexibility and high elongation under stress.

Like LDPE, the main application for LLDPE is films and sheets. LLDPE is also used in injection-moulding, rotomoulding, wire and cables.

In Qatar, LLDPE is produced by Qatofin and marketed under the trademark Lotrène®. Qatofin’s product range focuses on film applications, with four blown film grades and one specific cast film grade. All grades are butene-based. This focused industrial strategy makes for the highest quality and consistency standards.

Examples of applications are: bags, packaging film, agricultural film, stretch film, cling-film and lamination films.

Lotrène Q1018N

Consumer, agricultural, industrial, food or hygiene packaging.

Lotrène Q1018H

Consumer, agricultural, industrial, food or hygiene packaging.

Lotrène Q2018N

Consumer, industrial, food or hygiene packaging.

Lotrène Q2018H

Consumer, industrial, food or hygiene packaging.

Lotrène Q2018C

Cast stretch film for melt index 2.0 market.

Lotrène Q3018C

Cast film

Produced by:

Qatofin Company Limited.

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) / Medium Density Polyethylene (MDPE)

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With a worldwide consumption of around 40 million metric tonnes per year, HDPE is one of today’s major thermoplastics and the most widely used type of polyethylene (PE). HDPE resins include ethylene homopolymers as well as copolymers of ethylene and alpha-olefin monomers such as 1-butene, 1-hexene and 1-octene. HDPE has higher crystallinity (density) compared to low density polyethylene (LDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), which results in higher mechanical properties such as stiffness, modulus and tensile strength, higher temperature resistance, improved barrier properties as well as improved chemical resistance to a variety of solvents and chemicals. HDPE properties can be adjusted by controlling the molecular weight, molecular weight distribution, degree and type of short chain branching and amount of long chain branching to design resins with optimum performance for different end-use applications.

HDPE is used worldwide in a very large variety of applications such as rigid containers, toys, film products, sheet products, injection-molded articles, pressure and non-pressure pipes, geomembranes, automotive parts and fuel tanks, to name just a few.

In Qatar, HDPE is produced by Q-Chem and Q-Chem II. Q-Chem and Q-Chem II have a range of HDPE products focused on blow molding, film, geomembrane and pipe application segments.

Selected examples of specific end-use applications are: household and industrial chemical containers, large blow-molded drums, industrial liners, bags and packaging film, geomembranes, pond liners, and pipes and fittings.

Lotrène Q TR-144

Industrial liners, bags and packaging films.

Lotrène Q TR-131

Industrial liners, grocery sacks, bags and packaging films.

Lotrène Q 5502BN

Containers for packaging food, household chemicals (bleaches, detergents, etc.), other thin walled parts.

Lotrène Q 5202BN

Containers for packaging food, household chemicals (bleaches, detergents, etc.).

Lotrène Q 50100

Shipping containers (up to 210L), large blow molded parts, sheet.

Lotrène Q TR-571

Large part blow molding drums.

Lotrène Q TR-400

Geomembrane.

Lotrène Q K307

Pond liners, gas and chemical tank containment liners and landfill liners.

Lotrène Q 3802

PE 80 pressure pipe and fittings.

Produced by:

Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem) and

Qatar Chemical Company II Ltd. (Q-Chem II).

Melamine (C3H6N6)

Qatar Melamine is well known as High Pressure Grade A Melamine which is produced by synthesising urea with state-of-the-art high pressure technology. Melamine is flame-retardant and heat tolerant. It is used to make thermosetting resins for use in laminates, protective coatings, and textile treatment and for molding compounds. These items are essential for wood processing, furniture, paper, textile, automotive and dinnerware industries.

Melamine

Melamine dinnerware, laminate flooring and dry erase boards, insulation, soundproofing material, cleaning products, colorant in inks and plastics, high-resistance concrete.

Produced by:

Qatar Melamine Company (QMC)

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