Overview of materials

Here is an overview of some of the plastics that we process - first the symbol then the plastic raw materials and at last the application

 

ABS      

Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene - Housing


ASA      

Acrylonitrile/styrene/acrylate - Apparatus housing


ETFE      

Ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene - Microphone parts


LCP      

Liquid crystalline polymers - Plug


PA 6     

Polyamides - Dowel

 

PA 6 GF     

Glass fibre-reinforced polyamides  - Flange

 

PA 66   

Polyamides - Ball bearing race


PA 12     

Polyamides - Gearbox component


PA6I/6T     

Polyamides - Coil body


PBT      

Polybutylene terephthalate - Snap fastener

 

PC      

Polycarbonate - Impact-resistant cover

 

PE    

Polyethylene - Insulation


HDPE     

High-density polyethylene -Junction boxes


LDPE     

Low-density polyethylene - Kink protection for computer plug


PEBA       

TPE, PA-based - Seals


PEEK      

Polyether ether ketone - Electronic components


PEI       

Polyether imide - Solder-resistant terminal strip


PMMA      

Polymethyl methacrylate - Transparent Cover


POM      

Polyoxymethylene (polyacetate) - Gear wheels

 

PP    

Polypropylene - Handle


PPO     

Polyphenylene oxide - Vane wheel


PPS      

Polyphenylene sulphide - Parts subject to high mechanical and thermal


PS      

Polystyrene - Pointer


PSU      

Polysulphone - Valve


SB       

Styrene/butadiene - Keys


SAN      

Styrene/acrylonitrile - Tap component


TPE      

Thermoplastic elastomers - Membranes