There are numerous varieties of rubber flip-flops that are being made available in the market. It is essential to understand not all flip-flops are made from natural rubber. Numerous slippers that are being sold in market are made from PE. So, let us understand PE.
What is PE? – PE refers to Polyethylene or Polythene. It is one of the most common linear plastic being used today. PE chemically is well understood as (C2H4)n. PE are of different types HDPE (High Density Polyethylene), MDPE (Medium Density Polyethylene) and LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene). Read More about PE (Polythene) at Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyethylene. PE is mainly obtained from petroleum or natural gas. These man made material are derived when crude oil is refined and the gases are given off.