resin family

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

All Resin Families

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is the most common thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family

Polymer Characteristics

  • Clarity
  • High Rigidity
  • Excellent Impact Strength
  • Recyclability
  • Excellent dimensional stability
  • Good Gas Vapor Barrier

PE offers a great overall cost to performance value in many applications

Grades

  • 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