HDPE is resistant to many different solvents and has a wide variety of applications, including:
- milk jugs
liquid laundry detergent containers
containment of certain chemicals
chemical-resistant piping systems
geothermal heat transfer piping systems
HDPE is also used for cell liners in subtitle D sanitary landfills, wherein large sheets of HDPE are either extrusion or wedge welded to form a homogeneous chemical-resistant barrier, preventing the pollution of soil and groundwater by the liquid constituents of solid waste.
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