Engineering Plastics


Polyamides (PA) are linear polymers with regularly repeating amide bonds along the main chain. The term polyamides is commonly used as a term for synthetic, technically usable thermoplastics. Almost all important polyamides are derived from primary amines. Polyamides are partially crystalline thermoplastic polymers. Polyamides are often used as construction materials because of their excellent strength and toughness.

Properties of PA
• High strength
• High toughness
• Resistant to organic solvents
• Good process ability

Applications of PA
Clothing, parachutes, balloons, sails, ropes, fishing lines, lawn trimmers, coverings for tennis rackets, household items, dowels, screws, plain bearings, electrical insulators, cable ties, adhesive bases, medical tent knots, kitchen utensils, machine parts, suture materials for surgery.

Polyamide 4.6

Compared to other polyamides, Polyamide 4.6 (PA 4.6) is the most fatigue-resistant of all. The thermal dimensional stability is high. PA 4.6 is more chemically stable and crystallizes better than PA 6 and PA 6.6. When other polyamide types do not perform, polyamide 4.6 retains its properties at elevated temperatures. Its applications are similar to other polyamide types and PA 4.6 is used in electronic and electrical components.

Polyamide 6

Polyamide 6 (PA 6) is a partially crystalline polyamide, which is characterized by ductility and abrasion resistance. PA 6 is used for the development of nonwovens. These fabrics are easy to dye and glossy. Polyamide 6 (PA 6) is also used to make threads, nets, ropes and knitwear.

Polyamide 6.6

Polyamide 6.6 (PA 6.6) has a high melting point and a high abrasion resistance. Therefore, PA 6.6 is preferred in the manufacture of machine parts. Due to its extreme heat resistance and strength, polyamide 6.6 is the most commonly used thermoplastic material. PA 6.6 has good elasticity and high mechanical strength. It is used for the production of carpet fibres, electrical insulation elements, bearings, gears and conveyor belts.

PA 6/66

PA 6/66 is the co polyamide of PA 6 and PA 66. It combines the properties of PA 6 and PA 6.6. Polyamide 6/66 copolymer is very popular in the industry for its durability, ease of processing and sustainability. The PA 6/66 copolymer has improved flowability in injection molding and greater clarity in film extrusion applications.

Properties of PA 6/66
• Longevity
• Durable resistance
• Environmental friendliness
• Easier processing
• Sustainability

Applications of PA 6/66
It is used in the automotive industry, electrical equipment and lighting and for consumer and industrial goods and sports equipment.

PA 12

Polyamide 12 (PA 12) can be easily worked into any shape or size. The wear resistance is so high that this polyamide is not attacked even with high-frequency cyclic loading. PA 12 is used for the production of cable ties, gaskets, sealing rings, protective covers, membranes and ski boots. Polyamide 12 is highly flexible and is therefore used to make tubes for automobiles and air ducts.


Polyphthalamides (PPAs) are semi-crystalline aromatic polyamides (PA). They belong to the class of thermoplastics. PPA differs in its properties from aliphatic polyamides and aromatic polyamides (aramids). Polyphthalamide-based plastics replace metals in areas where high heat resistance combined with high mechanical stability is required.
Properties of PPA
• Chemical resistance
• Higher strength and stiffness at elevated temperatures
• Creep and fatigue strength
• Dimensional stability
Applications of PPA
Pump wear rings, engine body parts, fuel line connections, water heater manifolds, fuel shut-off valves, thermostat housings, air coolers, coolant pumps and LED headlamps.


Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT, PTMT) is a thermoplastic. It is one of the polyesters and has properties similar to those of semi-crystalline polyethylene terephthalate (PET), but is more suitable for injection moulding because of its more favourable cooling and processing behaviour.
Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) is widely used because of its high performance strength, rigidity, very high dimensional stability (significantly better than those of POM or PA) and good friction.
Properties of PBT
• High strength
• High rigidity
• High dimensional stability
• Good friction and wear properties
• Resistant to many oils and solvents

Applications of PBT
Housing for electrical engineering and vehicle construction, connectors, shower head, toothbrushes.


Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is a thermoplastic which belongs to the family of polyesters. PET has a wide range of uses and among other things it is used for the production of plastic bottles (PET bottles), films and textile fibres.
Properties of PET
• High strength and stiffness
• Very strong and easy
Good gas and moisture barrier properties
• Good electrical insulation properties
• High heat resistance
• Resistant to alcohols, aliphatic hydrocarbons, oils, fats and dilute acid

Applications of PET
Plastic bottles, flexible food packaging, thermal insulation, tape applications, film, solar cells, 3D plastic printing (PETG), carpeting, clothing, sleeping bags, headphone cables.


Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), also referred to as elastoplasts, are a class of copolymers. They are a physical mixture of polymers, a plastic and a rubber with both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties.TPE behaves at room temperature like the classic elastomers, but with heat supply, TPE can be plastically deformed and thus also shows a thermoplastic behavior. Thermoplastic elastomers exhibit benefits typical of both rubber-like materials and plastic. The advantage of using thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) is the ability to stretch and return to their original shape, resulting in a longer life than other materials.
Properties of TPE
• Slip resistance
• High weather resistance
• High chemical resistance
• Shock absorption
• Resistance to deformation
• Excellent ozone resistance
• Flexibility

Applications of TPE
Automobile application, household application, snowmobile trails, roofing material, medical catheters, shoe soles, soft grip surfaces, design elements, illuminated switches and surfaces, gaskets, cable sheath, interior insulation and headphone cable.


Thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) refers to polymer / filler mixture, which consist of a proportion of a thermoplastic, an elastomer or rubber and a filler. Outdoor applications such as roofs often contain TPO because it does not degrade under UV exposure. TPO is widely used in the automotive industry.


Styrene Butadiene Styrene or SBS is a thermoplastic elastomer made from two monomers, styrene and butadiene, while exhibiting the properties of plastic and rubber. Styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) behaves like elastomers at room temperature, however it can be processed like plastics on heating. SBS and other thermoplastic elastomers are rubbery, without being cross-linked, and are easy to process into useful shapes.
Properties of SBS
• Good impact resistance at low temperatures
• Good performance characteristics
• Good process ability
• Recyclable

Applications of SBS
Shoe soles, tire treads, plastic modifiers, asphalt modifiers, adhesives, polymer modification and compounding


Styrene ethylene butylene styrene (SEBS) is an important thermoplastic elastomer (TPE). It is produced by hydrogenation of styrene-butadiene-styrene copolymer (SBS), thereby improving heat stability, weather resistance and oil resistance.
SEBS behaves like rubber without having to be vulcanised. SEBS is strong and flexible, has excellent heat and UV resistance and is easy to process.
Properties of SEBS
• Strongly
• Flexible
• Good heat and UV resistance
• Easy to process


Ethylene propylene rubber (EPDM) is a type of synthetic rubber that can be used in a variety of applications. Saturated rubbers such as EPDM have significantly better resistance to heat, light and ozone compared to unsaturated rubbers such as natural rubber, SBR or polychloroprene (neoprene).
EPDM can be formulated to withstand temperatures up to 150 ° C, and when properly formulated, it can be used outdoors for many years without deterioration.
Properties of EPDM
• High weather and ozone resistance
• High thermal resistance
• Good chemical resistance

Applications of EPDM
Window seals, door seals on vehicles, coolant hoses, absorber mats for swimming pool heating


Styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) describes the family of synthetic rubbers derived from styrene and butadiene. SBR has good abrasion resistance and good aging resistance. SBR is the most widely produced variant of the synthetic rubber. About 50% of the tires are made of different SBR types.


Silicone Rubber (SI) is an elastomer that consists of silicone and contains carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Silicone rubbers are widely used in the industry with several formulations. Silicone rubber (SI) is used in automotive applications, many cooking, baking and food storage products, clothing including underwear, sportswear and electronics.
Properties of SI
• Resistance to extreme temperatures
• Good stretch
• Good crawl
• Good tear resistance
• Good thermal conductivity
• Good fire resistance

Applications of SI
Elastic insulations, gaskets, sleeves, hoses


Polyoxymethylene (POM, polyacetal, polyformaldehyde, acetal) is a high molecular weight thermoplastic. It is used as a technical plastic, especially for precision parts, because of its high rigidity, low coefficient of friction, excellent dimensional stability and thermal stability. The inherent color of the POM is opaque white, but the material is covered in all colors.
Properties of POM
• High strength
• High hardness
• High rigidity
• High abrasion resistance
• Low coefficients of friction
• High heat resistance
• Low water absorption

Applications of POM
Gears, sliding and guide elements, housing parts, spring elements, chains, screws, nuts, pump parts, valve bodies, insulators, bobbins, connectors, joint shells, model trains, bogies, handle bars, locks, handles, hinges, curtain rolls, aerosol cans, vehicle tanks, gas ampoules, zippers.


Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE, UHMW) is a type of thermoplastic polyethylene (PE). HMWPE is also known as high module polyethylene. HMWPE is a very tough material with the highest impact strength of all currently produced thermoplastics.
HMWPE is odourless, tasteless and non-toxic. It has all the properties of high density polyethylene (HDPE) with the added properties of resistance to concentrated acids and alkalis as well as numerous organic solvents.
Properties of HMWPE
• Resistant to corrosive chemicals
• Low moisture absorption
• Low coefficient of friction
• Rigidity
• Toughness
• Wear and abrasion resistance


Polyethylene naphthalate (PEN) is a polycondensation-produced thermoplastic of the polyester family. PEN is prepared by polycondensation of ethylene glycol and naphthalene dicarboxylic acid dimethylester. PEN can be used as a copolymer PET / PEN or as a polymer blend PET + PEN and can not only be used as a homopolymer.
Properties of PEN
• High gas-tightness
• High heat resistance
• High chemical resistance
• High UV resistance
• Good resistance to alcohols, aromatic hydrocarbons, fats and oils, ketones, alkalis.
Applications of PEN
Packaging for hot-filled food, containers, packaging (films and threads), medical equipment


Poly Cyclohexylene Dimethyl terephthalate (PCT) is a thermoplastic polyester. PCT is similar to polyethylene terephthalate (PET), with which it shares features such as dimensional stability and chemical resistance. PCT is also particularly resistant to high temperatures and hydrolysis. Polycyclohexylene Dimethyl terephthalate has good dimensional stability at elevated temperatures. PCT is used for electronic components such as connectors. PCT is also processed into filaments, fibrEs and fabrics that are used in industry as filters.


Polycarbonates (PC) are thermoplastics. Polycarbonates (PC) generally have a crystallite content of less than 5% and are therefore considered amorphous. Polycarbonates are transparent and colorless. They can, however, be colored.
PC is used in productions where other plastics are too soft, too fragile, too scratch-sensitive, too little dimensionally stable or not transparent enough. In addition, polycarbonate as a transparent plastic is, like polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) or styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN), commonly used as a glass alternative. Compared to brittle glass, polycarbonate is lighter and more impact resistant.
Properties of PC
• High strength
• High impact resistance
• High rigidity
• High hardness
• Good insulator
• Resistant to water, many mineral acids and aqueous solutions of neutral salts and oxidizing agents
• UV-resistant

Applications of PC
Compact Discs, DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, Domelights, Flat or Curved Glazing, Soundwalls, Optical Reflectors, Bulletproof Glass, Bottles, Headlamp Lenses, Sunglasses, Goggles, Goggles.


Styrene Butadiene Copolymer (SBC) is a copolymer consisting of styrene monomer and butadiene rubber. SBC can be used in thermoforming, injection molding and extrusion applications.
Properties of SBC
• Good transparency
• Good flow properties
• Good processing

Applications of SBC
Food packaging, caps and lids, displays, medical lab utensils


Cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) is a class of engineering polymers. Although only composed of olefins, COC is in contrast to the partially crystalline polyolefins such as polyethylene and polypropylene amorphous and therefore transparent.
The properties of COC can be varied over a wide range by changing the incorporation ratios of cyclic and linear olefins. For optical applications, the low birefringence of COC is interesting. In the field of medicine, the outstanding biocompatibility, in particular blood compatibility and the extremely low water absorption are to be emphasized.
Properties of COC
• Good flow ability
• High rigidity
• High strength
• High hardness
• Low density
• High transparency
• Good acid and alkali resistance
• High biocompatibility

Applications of COC
It is used in optical functional films in flat screens as well as lenses and sensors. Blister packaging and shrink and twist foil.


Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is an impact resistant engineering thermoplastic. ABS is made up of three monomers: acrylonitrile, butadiene and Styrene.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, ABS, is an opaque engineering thermoplastic widely used in electronic housings, auto parts, consumer products, pipe fittings, Lego toys and many more.
Properties of ABS
• High rigidity
• Good impact resistance, even at low temperatures
• Good insulating properties
• Good abrasion and strain resistance
• High dimensional stability
• Very good resistance to diluted acid and alkalis

Applications of ABS
Computer keyboard components, LEGO bricks, plastic alloys, decorative interior car parts, printers, vacuum cleaners, kitchen utensils, faxes, musical instruments


Transparent ABS (MABS) has good process ability and good physical properties such as impact resistance and modulus. MABS is used for products that are transparent and strength seeking, such as electrical and electronic parts, OA devices and toys.


Styrene Acrylonitrile Copolymer (SAN) is a copolymer of styrene and acrylonitrile. SAN consists of approx. 70% styrene and 30% acrylonitrile. It is widely used and is processed instead of polystyrene due to its greater thermal resistance. SAN is similar to polystyrene. Like polystyrene, it is optically transparent and brittle in mechanical behavior.

Applications of SAN
Food containers, water bottles, kitchen utensils, computer products, packaging materials, battery cases


General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS), also called crystal clear polystyrene, is completely transparent and rigid. GPPS is commonly used in food packaging or jewellery cases. GPPS is X-ray resistant, odorless and tasteless and easy to process.
Properties of GPPS
• Transparent
• Low shrinkage
• Good x-ray resistance
• Odorless and tasteless
• Easy to process

Applications of GPPS
Toys, packaging, refrigerators and boxes, cosmetic packs and costume jewelery, audio cassettes and CD cases.


High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is a rubber-modified, high-impact polystyrene. High Impact Polystyrene is impact resistant. It can be easily painted and glued. HIPS has a matte surface and is a preferred material for thermoforming. A common use of HIPS is yogurt cups.
Properties of HIPS
• Hard
• Stiff
• Translucent
• Impact resistance up to 7 x GPPS
Applications of HIPS
Housing of computers, televisions or telephones


Polyphenylene ether (PPE, polyphenylene oxide or PPO) is a high temperature resistant thermoplastic. It is rarely used in its pure form. It is mainly used as a mixture with polystyrene, high impact styrene-butadiene copolymer or polyamide.
Applications of PPO
It is used for mouldings in the electronics, household and vehicle sectors, medical technology.


Styrene methyl methacrylate (SMMA) is a clear amorphous thermoplastic. SMMA has high transparency, high rigidity, excellent scratch resistance, good chemical resistance and very low moisture absorption. SMMA is relatively easy to process due to its very good flow properties.
Applications of SMMA
It is used water filters, water tanks, disposable razors, food containers, displays, emulsion products, additives.


Poly (methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), also known as acrylic, acrylic glass or plexiglass, is a transparent thermoplastic that is often used in film form as a lightweight or splinter. PMMA is a resistant alternative to glass. PMMA is an economical alternative to polycarbonate (PC) where tensile strength, flexural strength, transparency, polishability and UV compatibility are more important than impact resistance, chemical resistance and heat resistance. It is often preferred because of its moderate properties, ease of handling, processing, and low cost.
Properties of PMMA
• Excellent weather and UV resistance
• High gloss and hardness
• Good rigidity
• Good abrasion resistance
• Excellent light transmission
Applications of PMMA
Indicator and taillight lenses, reflectors, light guides, door / pillar trim, polymer concrete, industrial flooring, glazing, flat roof waterproofing, industrial glazing, plumbing and fittings, circuits, printed circuit boards.


Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA), also known as polyethylene vinyl acetate (PEVA), is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. EVA is an elastomeric polymer that produces materials that are rubbery in terms of softness and elasticity. The material features are good clarity and gloss, low temperature toughness, resistance to stress cracking, resistance to hot melt adhesives, and UV rays. EVA is competitive with rubber and vinyl polymer products in many electrical applications.
Properties of EVA
• Gummy in softness and flexibility
• Good clarity and gloss toughness at low temperatures
• Stress crack resistance
• Resistance to UV radiation.

Applications of EVA
Water-based adhesives for wood and paper packaging, nonwovens (technical fabrics), paper saturates, paper and board coatings, carpet backing, redispersible powders, construction products.


Ethyl methacrylate (EMA) is a chemical compound from the group of carboxylic acid esters and the ethyl ester of methacrylic acid. EMA is a highly flammable, volatile, colorless liquid with a characteristic odor
Properties of EMA
• Flammable
• Colorless
• Liquid
Applications of EMA
Ethyl methacrylate (EMA) is used to make acrylic polymers and plastic additives.


Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA) is a copolymer consisting of ethylene and butyl acrylate prepared by high pressure radical polymerization. Due to the butyl acrylate content, it can be used for applications where softness, flexibility and polarity are required.
Typical applications include extrusion coating, co-extrusion, compounds, foams and hot melt adhesives.
Applications of EBA
Coatings, paints, textiles, leather finishing, automotive products, adhesives and oil resistant and high temperature resistant elastomers.


Ethylene acrylic acid copolymer (EAA) is the ethyl ester of acrylic acid. It is a colorless liquid with a characteristic odor. It is mainly produced for paints, textiles and non-woven fibers. EAA has very good adhesion and sealing properties, special hardness, flexibility. It is easy to work with.
Properties of EAA
• Good tenacity
• High flexibility
• Good weather resistance

Applications of EAA
Films, blown film, packaging, frozen food packaging, agricultural films, greenhouse films, shrink wrap, ice bags, cables.


Polyvinyl alcohol (PVAL, PVA, PVOH) is a thermoplastic material that is produced as a white to yellowish powder, mostly by saponification (hydrolysis) of polyvinyl acetate (PVAC). The direct synthetic route is not possible.
PVAL is resistant to almost all anhydrous organic solvents. Partially saponified PVAL grades with approx. 13% PVAC content are readily soluble in water. As the degree of saponification increases, the solubility in water decreases.
Properties of PVA
• High tensile strength
• Flexibility
• Absorbing water
• Resistant to oils, fats and organic solvents

Applications of PVA
It is used in paper manufacturing & processing, plywood, art board & wood processing, emulsifying and stabilizing agents, construction industry, PVA film, printing, textile.


Polyvinyl butyral (PVB) is a plastic from the group of polyvinyl acetals. Polyvinyl butyral is used for applications that require strong bonding, optical clarity, adhesion to many surfaces, toughness and flexibility. PVB is mainly used as a hot melt adhesive in the form of intermediate films for composite safety glass .
Properties of PVB
• Good adhesion and film-forming properties
• Good elasticity
• Good water resistance
• High adhesion
• Very good thermoplastic processing
• High compatibility with organic solvents
• Optical transparency
• Compatibility with other polymers

Applications of PVB
Coatings, printing inks for packaging, adhesives, laminated safety glass films, headphone cables, reflective coatings for traffic signs and road markings, binders for a variety of specialty applications


Polyolefins are a class of polymers made from olefins. Polyolefin elastomers (POEs) are a relatively new class of polymers which are copolymers of ethylene and butene. Polyolefins Elastomers are the bridge between conventional elastomers and thermoplastics.
Properties of POE
• Excellent impact resistance
• Tough and flexible
• Low density and low weight
• Easy mixing, shaping and processing on plastic or rubber devices
• Low shrinkage
Applications of POE
Car radiator hoses, shoe foams, wire and cable coatings, moulded parts, PP modification


Polybutene, also called polybutylene (PB), is a thermoplastic polyolefin. In contrast to the branched polyisobutylene, the monomers in the PB are linear and largely isotactic. Polybutene (PB), like polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), is a polyolefin or a saturated polymer.
In terms of mechanical properties, PB is approximately between PE and PP. PB combines the typical properties of conventional polymers with some properties of engineering polymers.
Properties of PB
• Good temperature resistance
• High creep rupture strength
• Low creep
• Resistance to many solvents, oils, fats, acids, alkalis, hot water, alcohols and ketones.
Applications of PB
Piping, films, food packaging, processing aids.

High Performance Plastics


Polyetherimides (PEI) belong to the polyimides and is polymer with imide and ether groups in the main chains. They are resistant to high temperatures, transparent and have a golden yellow color. PEI is one of the high-performance plastics. Polyetherimides (PEI) are sold in pure form and with various additives (glass fibers, carbon fibers). Polyetherimides are mainly processed by injection molding.
Properties of PEI
• Inherently flame retardant with low smoke development
• High strength
• Dielectric strength
• UV and gamma rays resistant

Applications of PEI
It is used in the manufacture of plastic parts for electronics and aircraft industry, aircraft interior, membranes.


Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) is a high-temperature-resistant thermoplastic and belongs to the high-performance plastics. PEEK melts at a very high temperature of 335 ° C and compared to most other thermoplastics it can be molded in the liquid state by injection molding or by extruder. When solid, PEEK can be machined, turned or drilled with a mill.
Properties of PEEK
• Resistant to organic and inorganic chemicals
• Gamma, X-ray resistance

Applications of PEEK
Automotive industry, aerospace industry, insulation material for power supply cables, high-voltage technology, medical technology, chemical industry, food industry, electronic circuit boards, film, UHV technology, dental implants and dental restorations.


Polyphenylsulfones (PPSF or PPSU) are high-performance plastics, which usually consist of aromatic rings. Polyphenylsulfones (PPSU) are heat and chemical resistant suitable for automotive, aerospace and sanitary applications. Polyphenylsulfones have no melting point, reflecting their amorphous nature.
Properties of PPSU
• High strength and rigidity
• Very high toughness (even in cold weather)
• Very high dimensional stability
• Very high chemical resistance
• High resistance to many types of radiation


Polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) is an organic polymer consisting of aromatic rings linked by sulfides. Polyphenylene sulfide is a engineering plastic commonly used today as a high performance thermoplastic.
Synthetic fibers and textiles made from PPS are resistant to chemical and thermal attack. Isolated PPS can be converted to the semiconducting form by oxidation. PPS can be formed, extruded or machined to tight tolerances.
Properties of PPS
• Low water absorption
• Good dimensional stability
• Good insulator
• Good flowability
• Resistance against; Heat, acids, alkalis, mildew, bleach, aging, sunlight and abrasion.
Applications of PPS
Filter fabrics for coal boilers, paper felts, electrical insulation, film capacitors, special membranes, gaskets, moulded parts in the electronics and automotive sectors.


Polyethersulfones (PESU or PES) are a high performance thermoplastic belonging to the group of polysulfones. It is transparent, resistant to hydrolysis and chemically resistant. PES is mainly used for thermally highly stressed parts (medical devices, automotive and aircraft construction, electrical and electronic components).


Polyaryl sulfones (PSU) are thermoplastics belonging to the group of polysulfones. Polysulfones are translucent and light brown in color due to their amorphous molecular structure. Polyaryl sulfone (PSU) is a high performance plastic with high mechanical strength and rigidity.
PSU has a high continuous service temperature and the outstanding properties of the material include good creep resistance over a wide temperature range, dimensional stability and good chemical compatibility.
Properties of PSU
• High operating temperature
• Good hydrolysis resistance
• High toughness
• Good electrical insulation
• High mechanical strength
• High rigidity
• High creep resistance
• Good radiation resistance
Applications of PSU
Automotive Sector, Medical Sector, Electrical and Electronic Applications, Household and Food Applications


Polyvinylidene fluoride or polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) is a non-reactive thermoplastic fluoropolymer made by the polymerization of vinylidene difluoride. PVDF is a special plastic for applications requiring the highest levels of purity and resistance to solvents, acids and hydrocarbons. PVDF has a lower density compared to other fluoropolymers such as polytetrafluoroethylene (Teflon).
Properties of PVDF
• No thermal or oxidative decomposition on heat
• Flexibility
• Low weight
• High chemical corrosion resistance
• Heat resistance
• Resistance to strong acids, weak acids, ions, salt solutions, halogenated compounds, hydrocarbons, aromatic solvents, aliphatic solvents, oxidizing agents, weak bases.

Applications of PVDF
Piping, sheets, interior coatings in high-temperature applications, biomedicine, insulation of electrical wiring, chemical processing, construction and architecture, health care and pharmacy


Liquid crystal polymers (LCP) are a class of aromatic polymers. They are extremely non-reactive, inert and very fire-resistant. The superior properties of LCPs make them particularly suitable for automotive sector such as; Transmission components, pump components, coil forms and sunlight sensors as well as sensors for car safety belts.
Properties of LCP
• High mechanical Strength at high temperatures
• Extreme chemical resistance
• Inherent flame retardant
• Good weather resistance


Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) is a fluorine-based plastic. It is designed to have high corrosion resistance and strength over a wide temperature range.ETFE has a relatively high melting temperature, excellent chemical, electrical and high energy radiation resistance. ETFE film is self-cleaning (due to its non-stick surface) and recyclable.


Fluoroethylene propylene (FEP) is a copolymer of hexafluoropropylene and tetrafluoroethylene. It differs from PTFE in that it is meltable with conventional injection molding and screw extrusion techniques. FEP is very similar to PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) and PFA (perfluoroalkoxy polymer). FEP and PFA both share the useful properties of PTFE. FEP is softer than PTFE and melts at 260 ° C. It is highly transparent and sun resistant.
Applications of FEP
Wiring, connection wire, wiring for computer wires, technical gear, space industry


Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a linear polymer of fluorine and carbon. PTFE is often referred by the trade name Teflon from DuPont. PTFE belongs to the class of polyhalogenolefins. It is one of the thermoplastics, although it also has properties that require a thermosetting plastics typical processing.
Properties of PTFE
• Low coefficient of friction
• High chemical resistance
• High operating temperature
• High oxygen index
Applications of PTFE
Chemical industry: pipes, valves, seals, linings, membranes
Machine construction: scrapers, wipers, piston rings, seals, plain bearings
Electrical engineering: coils, components for insulation


Superabsorbents (superabsorbent polymers, SAP) are plastics that are capable of absorbing liquids many times their own weight. Upon absorption of the liquid, the superabsorbent swells and forms a hydrogel. Low-density SAPs generally have a higher absorption capacity and swell more. These types of SAPs also have a softer and stickier gelatine


Cellulose acetate is the acetate ester of cellulose. Cellulose acetate (CA) is considered a thermoplastic but is a modified natural product. Cellulose acetate is used as a film base in photography, as a component in some coatings and as a frame material for eyeglasses. It is also used as a synthetic fiber in the manufacture of cigarette filters and playing cards.
Applications of CA
Oil filter, gas filter, spectacle frame, comb, toothbrush, perfume bottle cap, umbrella handle, screwdriver handle and toys.

Hydrocarbon Resin

Hydrocarbon Resin is an aromatic hydrocarbon used in industrial applications. It is a kind of thermal plasticizing hydrocarbon resins. It has a sticky effect and is suitable for use in paint, printing ink, adhesives, rubber and other areas where tackiness is required.


Polylactides, also called polylactic acids (PLA), are synthetic polymers that are among the group of polyesters. They are composed of many, chemically bonded lactic acid molecules. PLA can be deformed by heat and is therefore a thermoplastic.
Properties of PLA
• Low moisture absorption
• High capillary action
• Low flammability
• High UV resistance
• Biodegradability
Applications of PLA
Packaging, Floral Films, Bubble Pouches, Teabags, Catering Articles, Straws, Disposables, Office Supplies, Medical Equipment, Composites.


Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are polyesters that are produced in nature by numerous microorganisms. PHA is biodegradable and is used to manufacture bioplastics. Polyhydroxyalkanoates can be either thermoplastic or elastomeric materials. The mechanical properties and biocompatibility of PHA can be altered by blending or modifying with other polymers, enzymes, and inorganic materials allowing the material a wide range of applications.
Properties of PHA
• Not toxic
• Biocompatible
• Good resistance to moisture
• Good resistance to UV


Polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) is a polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a polymer of the polyester class. PHB is one of the biodegradable plastics. PHB belongs to the thermoplastic polyester and is therefore deformable with heat.
Properties of PHB
• Insoluble in water
• Low creep
• Chemically resistant to alcohols, fats and oils
• Not toxic
• Organic compatible
• Good resistance to UV

Applications of PHB
Foils, wraps, bowls, cutlery, films

Additives and Modifiers

PE Wax

Polyethylene wax (PE wax) is a polyethylene which, due to its low molar mass, has a waxy or fat-like character. PE wax is colorless to white and clear as a melt. Polyethylene wax is soluble in solvents and can be well emulsified. PE wax is the most important polyolefin wax.
Applications of PE Wax
As scuff protection in printing ink films, for matt varnish effects in paints and coatings, as lubricants and release agents in the processing of plastics

PP Wax

Polypropylene wax (PP wax) has a high melting point, low melt levels, lubricity and good dispersing properties. PP wax is the good of current polyolefin processing additives. Polypropylene wax has a wide range applications.


Masterbatch (MB) is a solid or liquid additive for plastics that is used to color plastics (Color Masterbatch) or to impart other properties of plastics (additive masterbatch). Masterbatch is a concentrated mixture of pigments and / or additives that is encapsulated in a carrier resin during a heat process, which is then cooled and cut into a granular form.
Masterbatch allows the processor to economically color crude polymer during the plastic manufacturing process. Masterbatch increases productivity by increasing volumetric efficiency (as a result of thermal conductivity and volume expansion to temperature), reduces costs and improves the physical properties of plastics such as: higher toughness, flexural stiffness, adhesion, printability.
Additive masterbatches modify various properties of the base plastic such as
• UV resistance
• Flame retardancy
• Lubrication
• Anti-slip
• Corrosion inhibitors
• Antioxidants
• Extrusion aids

Applications of Masterbatch Additives
Blown Film & Lamination, PP Bast / Yarn, PP Nonwoven, Blow Molding, Injection Molding, Thermoformed Sheet, HDPE / PP Pipe Extrusion


Additives, also called adjuvants, are substances that are added to products in small amounts in order to achieve or improve certain properties.Additives are used to achieve a positive effect on production, storage, processing or product properties during and after the use phase.
Applications of Additives
In plastics, additives are used to prevent degradation (corrosion) by auto-oxidation, as alkyl radical scavengers in production, as stabilizers, light stabilizers, processing aids, antistatic agents, dyes, optical brighteners, blowing agents, flame retardants, fillers and reinforcing agents.

Chopped Fibre Glass

Chopped strands are made by cutting bundles of fiberglass strands into different lengths. It is used as a reinforcement for glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP).Chopped fibre glass is mixed in plastics, resins or Portland cement to improve mechanical properties, abrasion properties, electrical conductivity and heat resistance.

Chopped Carbon fibre

Carbon fibres are industrially produced fibres from carbonaceous raw materials which are converted into graphitic carbon by chemical reactions adapted to the raw material.
Carbon fibres are mainly used for the production of carbon fibre reinforced plastic( CFRP = carbon fibre reinforced plastic). Carbon short cut fibres are added to polymers via extruders and injection moulding machines.
Properties of Carbon fibre
• High ratio of strength to weight
• Rigidity
• Corrosion resistance
• Electric conductivity
• Good tensile strength
• Fire resistance
• High thermal conductivity
• Biologically inert

Maleic anhydride

Maleic anhydride is an organic compound. Maleic anhydride is the acid anhydride of maleic acid. Maleic anhydride is a colorless and a white solid with a sharp odour. It is used industrially for applications in coatings and polymers.

Butyl acrylate

Acrylic acid butyl ester (butyl acrylate) is a chemical compound from the group of acrylic esters . Butyl acrylate is an inflammatory, light-sensitive, colorless liquid with a stinging smell.
Applications of Butyl Acrylate
Butyl acrylate is used in paints, sealants, coatings, adhesives, fuels, textiles, plastics and sealants.


Glass fiber

Carbon fibres are industrially manufactured fibres from carbonaceous raw materials that are converted to graphitic carbon by chemical reactions. A distinction is made between isotropic and anisotropic types: Isotropic fibres have a lower technical significance, anisotropic fibres show high strengths and stiffness with low elongation at break in the axial direction.
They can be mixed with polymers as chopped carbon fibres and processed into plastic components by extruders and injection moulding machines. Carbon fibres are mainly used for the production of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP = C-fibre reinforced plastic)

Multi-end Assembled Rovings

Multi-end Assembled Rovings are made by bundling boron-free E-glass filament strands coated with a silane sizing into a single strand and winding them into a cylindrical packing.
Multi-end assembled rovings are used for spraying, filament winding, shredding , Mixing plates, making plates, centrifugal casting and a variety of other applications.
Properties of Fiber Glass Multi-end Assembled Rovings
• Excellent mechanical properties
• Corrosion resistance
• Strength
• Electrical Properties.

Fibre Glass Direct Rovings

Fibre Glass Direct Rovings are made into a cylindrical package by winding endless boron-free glass fibres coated with silane. Fibre Glass Direct Rovings are available for weaving, knitting, filament winding, pultrusion, and a variety of other applications.
Properties of Fibre Glass Direct Rovings
• Excellent mechanical properties
• Corrosion resistance
• Stability
• Electrical properties.

CSM-Fibre Glass mats

Fibre Glass Chopped Strand Mats (CSM) are made by a even distribution of cut glass fibre strands.
Fibre Glass Chopped Strand Mats offer excellent mechanical properties, corrosion resistance, strength and electrical properties.
Properties of Fibre Glass Chopped Strand Mats
• Compatible with various resin systems and processing methods
• Low resin consumption and fast wetting
• Smooth surface and good air release

Chopped Fibre Glass

Chopped strands are made by cutting bundles of fibreglass strands into different lengths. It is used as a reinforcement for glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP).Chopped fibre glass is mixed in plastics, resins or Portland cement to improve mechanical properties, abrasion properties, electrical conductivity and heat resistance.

Carbon Fibre

Carbon fibres are industrially produced fibres from carbonaceous raw materials that are converted to graphitic carbon by chemical reactions adapted to the raw material. Typically, 1,000 to 24,000 (Tex) filaments are made into a multifilament yarn (Roving), which is wound up.
As short-cut fibres, they can be mixed with polymers and processed into plastic components via extruders and injection moulding machines. Carbon fibers are mainly used for the production of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP = C-fiber reinforced plastic).
Properties of carbon fibres
• High ratio of strength to weight
• Rigidity
• Corrosion resistance
• Electric conductivity
• Good tensile strength
• Fire resistance
• High thermal conductivity
• Biologically inert

Chopped Carbon fibre

Carbon fibres are industrially produced fibres from carbonaceous raw materials which are converted into graphitic carbon by chemical reactions adapted to the raw material. Carbon fibres are mainly used for the production of carbon fibre reinforced plastic ( CFRP = carbon fibre reinforced plastic). Carbon short cut fibres are added to polymers via extruders and injection moulding machines.
Properties of Carbon fibre
• High ratio of strength to weight
• Rigidity
• Corrosion resistance
• Electric conductivity
• Good tensile strength
• Fire resistance
• High thermal conductivity
• Biologically inert