Birch Plastics Recycled Resin Division Specializes In High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)

HDPE is the sturdiest and most inflexible type of polyethylene within polyethylene applications. It’s sturdy and moderately tough character can be used for a wide range of applications. HDPE is defined by a having a density greater than or equal to .941 g/cm3. High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) represents the most common portion of the polyethylene applications. HDPE offers excellent impact resistance, a light weight, low moisture absorption, and a high tensile strength. Additionally, HDPE is also non-toxic and non-staining.

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HDPE Recycled Plastic Regrind We Offer

Birch Plastics manufactures high quality recycled HDPE plastic regrind.  We do not broker or trade low end contaminated recycled plastic.  Our extensive process is hands on with an extraordinary amount of effort and care that goes into each and every box.  We aim for zero returns and happy, productive customers.  Our goal is to supply the material you save to run on the night shift where the need is great for a smooth and seamless production. It all starts with single stream post-industrial sourcing, and our 4-Phase Quality Control and Cleaning Process.

HDPE Injection Molding

MaterialMelt FlowDensityColor
HDPE Regrind 4-20 ASTM D1238 .955-.962 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black

HMW Sheet Extrusion

MaterialMelt FlowDensityColor
HDPE Regrind .07-.09 ASTM D1238 .948-.950 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black

HDPE Profile Extrusion

MaterialMelt FlowDensityColor
HDPE Regrind .04-.09 ASTM D1238 .948-.950 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black

HDPE Blow Molding

MaterialMelt FlowDensityColor
HDPE Regrind .35-.7 ASTM D1238 .955-.962 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black

HDPE Rotational Molding

MaterialMelt FlowDensityColor
HDPE Regrind 3.5-4.5 ASTM D1238 .925 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black
 
HDPE Reprocessed Pellets From Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic (PCR) We Offer

At Birch Plastics we source single stream post-consumer clean pipe and crate grade scrap. This allows us to manufacture a quality consistent product without the odors or contaminates associated with the average PCR that is in the market today. Birch manufactures the post-consumer reprocessed pellets (PCR) at our Houston facility. This material can be purchased in truckload and less than truckload quantities.

HMW Reprocessed Pellets from Post-Consumer Pipe

MaterialMelt FlowIzod Impact StrengthColor
HMW Pellets .07-.09 ASTM D1238 0.95 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black

HDPE Reprocessed Pellets from Post-Consumer Crates and Totes

MaterialMelt FlowIzod Impact StrengthColor
HDPE Pellets 5-7 ASTM D1238 0.962 ASTM D1505 Mixed colors go black
 

4-Phase Quality Control Procedures

Phase 1
It all starts with a consistent single stream post-industrial sourcing. Then each box is probed looking for foreign materials, paper, and foaming agent.

Phase 2
A team member will take a probed sample from the top, middle, and bottom section of each box. Our lab technicians then test the regrind in our certified melt index equipment to confirm the melt flow is accurate and to look for changing conditions in the resin that might surface once it has been melted.

Phase 3
After passing the first two parts of our quality control procedures the material is moved to the metal removing equipment. At this point the regrind is dumped through a magnet system while being watched by our trained technicians for any strange looking material that could be hiding in the box. If found, it is tested on our Perkin Elmer FT-IR spectrometer to confirm it is not a foreign resin and a melt index is tested to insure consistency.

Phase 4
The final stage of the process is the regrind is vacuumed into a Kice Aspiration System where the fines and paper are removed from the regrind and then is packaged in a quality Gaylord box with a liner and a lid. The box is then weighed on a certified scale.

Why Choose Birch?

Durable Packaging
Our material is packaged in Gaylord boxes.

Quality Tested
Our product is quality tested and sold based off the physical properties.

Large & Small Quantities
We sell our recycled plastic resin pellets in truckload and less than truckload quantities.

HDPE Crate Grade Regrind

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HDPE Injection Regrind

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