Resin Families

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

Polyethylene Terephthalate, also known as PET, is the fourth most highly used thermoplastic in the world.

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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family. PET is FDA approved, lightweight and recyclable. This makes it especially popular for packaging foods and beverages, like soft drinks and water.

Polymer Characteristics

  • Clarity
  • Excellent Impact Strength
  • Excellent Dimensional Stability
  • High Rigidity
  • Recyclability
  • Good Gas Vapor Barrier


  • Bottle Grades
  • Sheet Extrusion Grades
  • Medical Grades
  • Food Contact Grades

Processing Methods

  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion (Film, Fiber, Sheet )
  • Blow Molding

Typical Applications

  • Blow Molded Containers
  • Water Bottles
  • Food Containers
  • Sheet for Thermoforming
  • Pharmaceutical Containers