Plastics


Common Name Trade Name Chemical Name
HDPE   High Density Polypropylene
PA Type 12u Zytel Polyamide (Nylon)
PA Type 66uJ Zytel Polyamide (Nylon)
PA Type 6J Zytel Polyamide (Nylon)
PA Cast Type 6 Zytel Polyamide (Nylon)
PC u Lexan, Makrolon Polycarbonate
PETP Arnite A Polyethylene Terephtalate
POM Hostaform, Ultraform Polyacetal (Acetal Copolymer
POM Delrin Polyacetal (Acetal Homopolymer)
PP Hostalen PP Polypropylene PP
PTFE u Teflon PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene
PVDF Kynar Polyvinylidene Fluoride
UHMWPE   Ultra High Molecular Weight Polypropylene
U-PVC   Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride U-PVC

Trade Names

The material names used above are the chemical names together with the appropriate symbol by which many of the materials are know e.g. PTFE. Granule manufactures have trade names for their materials, for clarification listed below are some of these and the corresponding chemical name. It may be possible for us to source a specific brand of material, alternatively we can often suggest a similar material.

Trade Name Chemical Name Manufacturer
Delrin Polyacetal Homopolymer Du Pont
Lexan Polycarbonate G E Plastics
Makrolon Polycarbonate Bayer
Hostaform Polyacetal Copolymer Ticona
Ultraform Polyacetal Copolymer BASF
Zytel Polyamide (Nylon) Du Point
Kynar Polyvinylidene Fluoride Elf Atochem
Teflon PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene Du Point
Hostalen Polyethylene Ticona
Hostalen PP Polypropylene Ticona
Arnite A Polyethylene Terephalate DSM


Disclaimer
Every effort is made to ensure that technical specifications are accurate. However, technical specifications included herein should be used as a guideline only. All specifications are subject to change without notice.