The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers

How to select Plastics? To assist you further in your selection according to your applications, we provide you with Technology Profiles on most used plastics, detailing their benefits, limitations, applications ...

Technology Profile

Polyphenylene Sulfide

By SpecialChem

This technology profile features various key facts about Polyphenylene sulfide. PPS, a high heat engineering thermoplastic offers various properties which make it useful in varied applications. This profile will apprise you with Polyphenylene sulfide strengths, limitations, properties, processing guidelines and applications.

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Polyamides: Techno Brief

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Exhibiting high temperature and electrical resistances, polyamides (nylon) are considered as high performance plastics and are widely used in automotive & transportation markets, in consumer goods and in electrical and electronics applications among others. This guide details the main applications and benefits of some common polyamides: PA11, PA12, PA46, PA6, PA66 and PPA (polyphthalamides).

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Polylactide: Techno Brief

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This technology profile features various key facts about polylactides (PLA). Polylactides are versatile commercial biodegradable thermoplastics. They possess excellent combination of properties which make them ideal thermoplastics for a wide array of applications. Find out Polylactide strengths, limitations, processing, properties and applications in this profile.

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Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPU)

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Thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) are elastic and melt-processable. They are used in a wide variety of industries and end markets. This content has been built to detail you the key facts about thermoplastic polyurethanes for plastics applications. It will detail you with key benefits like soft touch and breathability as well as key applications for transportation, agriculture, sport & leisure and more.

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Polycarbonate: Techno Brief

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This technology profile features various key facts about polycarbonate. It deals with various significant properties of polycarbonate, its strengths, limitations, applications in different markets and processing guidelines.

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Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE): Techno Brief

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This technology brief is all about Low Density Polyethylene thermoplastic. Mentioned in this profile are LDPE strengths & limitations, applications, properties and processing guidelines.

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Barrier Material Selection

By SpecialChem

This content is designed to explain the basics behind barrier materials and their functioning. You will also find some very common barrier materials brought to use such as polyamides, PVdC, EVOH- copolymer of Ethylene & Vinyl Alcohol, Polyethylene Naphthalate, etc. Read on and explore their advantages, disadvantages, and barrier properties and more!

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High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS): Techno Brief

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This technology brief is all about High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS). It includes their strengths & limitations, processing guidelines, properties and applications.

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Technology Profile

Polyphthalamide

By SpecialChem

This technology profile features various key facts about polyphthalamide. It includes their strengths & limitations, processing guidelines, key features and applications.

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Technology Profile

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate

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This technology brief is all about ethylene vinyl acetate. It includes ethylene vinyl acetate advantages, disadvantages, processing guidelines and applications.

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