Material Information

materials

Proper material selection is a critical factor in optimizing the functionality and quality of your finished product.

Our dedicated staff will take all options into consideration and provide assistance in choosing the right material for your application.

Material Appearance of material Key features and benefits of material
Acetal Opaque/may be colored. Tough material, superior abrasion resistance, contains internal lubricant.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) Opaque/may be colored. Tough material, high formability, high gloss finish, still material, high impact strength, good low temp properties, good chemical resistance, flame retardant.
Polyethylene Opaque/may be colored. Moderate stiffness, stress crack resistance, excellent electrical properties, good chemical resistance, abrasion resistant, cost effective.
Thermoplastic Elastomers Opaque/may be colored. Molded flexible parts.
Polyesters Opaque/may be colored. Tough material, superior abrasion resistance, contains internal lubricant.
Polycarbonate Transparent/may be colored. UV grade, FDA grade, high impact strength, good electrical properties, good dimensional stability, high rigidity, excellent clarity, good surface gloss.
Polyphenylenes Opaque/may be colored. High heat resistance, dimensional stability.
Polystyrene Clear, transparent tints or translucent to opaque colors. May be colored. Good stiffness, cost effective, high impact strength, excellent printability.
Acrylics Clear, transparent tints or translucent to opaque colors. May be colored. Good chemical resistance, good contact clarity, impact modified, excellent toughness grade, good exterior properties.
Cellulosics Clear, transparent tints or translucent to opaque colors. May be colored. Strength, clarity, chemical resistance.
Polyphthalamide Opaque/may be colored. Exceptional strength and modulus, flame retardant, high dielectric strength, good chemical resistance, excellent machinability.
Thermoplastic Copolyesters Clear, transparent, may be colored. Strength, clarity, chemical resistance.
Fillers, Reinforcements, Additives, Colorants. Various. Enhancements to plastic resins.
Polypropylene Opaque/may be colored. Excellent impact resistance, excellent toughness, flame retardant, low water absorption.
Nylon Opaque/may be colored High mechanical strength, rigidity, good stability under heat, chemical resistant.