resin family

Polystyrene (PS)

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High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is a versatile, low cost, impact resistant polymers that is easily processed and provides good dimensional stability. Natural (HIPS) is Translucent white in color, and easily colored by the addition of pigments.

HIPS Polymer Characteristics

  • Translucent White in color
  • Impact Resistant 
  •  Underwriters Laboratory 94HB 
  •  FDA Compliant 
  •  Good Gloss 
  •  Excellent Aesthetics 
  •  Recyclable 
  •  East to Process Easy to Pain & Bond Good Dimensional stability
General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS)

General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS)

General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS) is a clear polymer with high stiffness and good dimensional stability. General Purpose Polystyrene comes with either a slight blue edge, or a water clear edge tint.

GPPS Polymer Characteristics

  • Glass like clarity
  • Easy To Process 
  • Low impact 
  • FDA Complaint
  • Underwriters Laboratory 94HB
  • High Gloss
  • Excellent Aesthetics
  • Recyclable
  • Easy to process
  • Easy to paint & Bond
  • Colorable

Processing Methods

  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Blow Molding
  • Thermoforming

Typical Applications

  • Medical Devices
  • Packaging
  • Toys

Suppliers

  • Total Petrochemicals
  • Amco Polymers