Materials

MATERIALS

Materials section

Plastics most commonly used in the injection Moulding Process

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ABS - Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene

The most important mechanical properties of ABS are impact resistance and toughness. See spec sheet…

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Acrylic (PMMA)

When extreme strength is not necessary. often technically classified as a type of glass. See spec sheet…

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Acetal (POM)

An engineering thermoplastic used in precision parts requiring high stiffness, low friction and excellent dimensional stability. See Spec Sheet…

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Nylon (PA6) @ Nylon (PA66)

Nylon is a thermoplastic silky material and is a generic designation for a family

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Polypropylene Co- Polymer and Homo-polymer

Is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications including packaging and labelling, textiles. See spec sheets…

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HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)

Is a polyethylene thermoplastic made from petroleum and is used in the production of plastic bottles. HDPE is also known for its large strength-to-density ratio. See spec sheets…

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LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene)

Is widely used for manufacturing various containers, dispensing bottles, wash bottles, tubing, plastic bags for computer components. See spec sheet…

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Polycarbonate PC

Polycarbonates used in engineering are strong, tough materials, it has high impact-resistance, it has low scratch-resistance. See spec Sheet…

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Polyester

Polyesters are also used to make bottles, films, canoes, liquid crystal displays , filters, dielectric film for capacitors, film insulation for wire. See spec sheet…

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GPPS (General Purpose Polystyrene)

is a synthetic aromatic polymer made from the monomer styrene. Used in the manufacture of Toys and novelties, rigid packaging, refrigerator trays and boxes, cosmetic packs. See spec sheet…

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HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)

Is a tough, rigid plastic material with high impact strength which can be guillotined, punched, router’ed or sawn easily. See spec sheet…

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SAN (Styrene acrylonitrile)

It is widely used in place of polystyrene owing to its greater thermal resistance.

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PEEK

PEEK is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic with excellent mechanical and chemical resistance properties that are retained to high temperatures. See spec sheet

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TPU / TPE (Thermoplastic elastomers)

Sometimes referred to as thermoplastic rubbers, are a class of copolymers or a physical mix of polymers (usually a plastic and a rubber) which consist of materials with both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties. See Spec sheet

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PBT (Polybutylene terephthalate)

Is a thermoplastic engineering polymer that is used as an insulator in the electrical and electronics industries. See spec sheet…

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