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ABS

High impact strength, good toughness, strength, scratch resistant, lightweight and durable



PC monitors, safety helmets, some car parts, kitchen products, LEGO

Acrylic

Food safe, tough, hard, durable, easily machined



Signs, lenses for car lights, credit cards

Polypropylene PP

Lightweight, food safe, good impact resistance, good chemical resistance



Food containers, medical equipment, string and rope

High Impact Polystyrene HIPS

Good impact resistance, good strength, good stiffness, lightweight



Toys, fridge lining

Polystyrene PS



Expanded Polystyrene

Lightweight, rigid, low impact strength



Disposable cups sound and heat insulation



(Expanded is packaging foam)

Low density polystyrene LDPE

Low density, low stiffness, low rigidity, good chemical resistance



Detergent bottles toys, cariier bags

High density polystyrene HDPE

High Density, good stiffness, good chemical resistance



Crates, bottles, buckets and bowls

Polyvinyl Chloride uPVC

Good Chemical resistance, resistant to weathering, rigid, hard, tough, lightweight, can be coloured



Pipes, guttering, bottles, window frames

Polyvinyl Chloride (Unplasticised) PVC

Good Chemical resistance, resistant to weathering, rigid, hard, tough, lightweight, can be coloured



Flexible hose, hoes pipes, cable insulation

Polycarbonate PC

Good Chemical resistance, expensive material, Very tough



Protective shields, safety glasses, safety helmets, light covers



PET

Moderate chemical resistance



Fibres used to make: clothes, blow moulded bottles, electrical tapes, audio/video tapes