Brand Cross Reference Guide

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Brands

Some plastic materials are defined by their brand name. Below is a list of common materials and trade names associated with them.  

COMMON NAME Trade name
ABS Absylux®, Cycolac®, Polystone®, Lustran®, Royalite®, TECARAN™
Acetal Acetron®, Celcon®, Delrin®, Ensital® SD, Ertacetal™, Pomalux®, Semitron® ESD, SUSTARIN®, TECAFORM®, Ultraform®
Acrylic ACRYLITE®, DURAPLEX®, Fabback®, Excelon™, Lucite®, OPTIX®,  Perspex®, Plexiglas®, Polycast
CAB Uvex®
CE Canvas Phenolic Bakelite®, Micarta
ECTFE
(ethylene chlorotrifluoroethylene)
Halar®
ETFE
(ethylene tetrafluoroethylene)
Tefzel®
EVA
(ethylene vinyl acetate)
OP-TEK® Flex, Orfitrans™ Excel, Proflex
Expanded PVC Celtec®, InteFoam®, InteCel®, KOMATEX®, KOMACEL®, Sintra®, Versacel®
FEP
(fluorinated ethylene propylene)
Dyneon™, Teflon®
Fluted Polypropylene Boards Coroplast®, Cor-X, IntePro®, Omni-Flute™, Plasticor WhiteCap™
Foam Boards Cellulite®, Duraplast®, Fome-Cor®, Fome-Cor® JetMount®Gatorfoam®, Gatorplast®, Insite® Reveal, Encore® PilloCore®, Ryno Board®, Smart-X®, Stylite®, Ultra Board®, Ultra Mount®, Ultra Plus®
G10/FR-4 Glass Epoxy G10/FR-4, Micarta
GPO-3 Thermoset Glastic®, GPO-3, Haysite®
KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet
LE Linen Phenolic Bakelite®, Micarta
Mirror FABBACK®, Plexi-View, Miracryl
Noryl®
(modified PPO)
SustaPPO, TECANYL®
Nylon Ensilon®, Ertalon™, Hydlar® ZF, NYCAST®, NYCAST® NYLOIL, NYCAST® NYMETAL®, SUSTAMID®, TECAMID®, Ultramid®, Zytel®
PAI 
(polyamide-imide)
Duratron® PAI, Tecator, Torlon® PAI
PBT 
(polybutylene terephthalate)
Celanex®, HYDEX®, Sustadur PBT, TECADUR™ PBT, Ultradur®, VALOX®
PCTFE
(polychlorotrifluoroethylene)
Aclon®, Kel-F®, Neoflon®
PEEK 
(polyetheretherketone)
Ketron®, SustaPEEK, TECAPEEK®
PET 
(polyethylene terephthalate)
Ensitep® PET, Ertaltyte® PET-P, Sustadur PET, TECAPET™ PET
PETG Spectar®, Ultros®, VIVAK®
PFA
(perfluoroalkoxy)
Neoflon®
Polycarbonate HYDEX®, Hygard®, Hyzod®, Lexan®, Lexgard®, Makrofol®, Makrolon®, Margard®, Sustanat, TECANAT®, Tuffak®, Zelux®
Polycarbonate Film Bayfol®, Lexan®, Makrofol®
Polyester Film Melinex®, Mylar®, Skyrol®
Polyetherimide SUSTAPEI, TECAPEI™, Ultem®
Polyethylene 
(LDPE, low density)
Densetec, Orthoform®, Prime LDPE, TECAFINE®
Polyethylene
(HDPE, high density)
Densetec High Density, Hitec® HDPE, Orthoform®, Playboard® HDPE, Polycarve™, Polystone® G, Sanalite®, Sanatec® HDPE, Sanatec® Lite HDPE, Seaboard® HDPE, Seaboard® Lite HDPE, Seaboard® Utility, Starboard®, Tuff Sheet, TECAFINE® HDPE
Polyethylene
(UHMW, ultra high molecular weight)
BRAXX®, FLEXI FEND®, GUR®, Lennite®, LubX® C, LUNS®, POLY FEND®, Polystone® M, Ramex®, Tivar®, ULTRA FEND®
Polyimide (authentic) DuPont™ Vespel® Polyimide Shapes
Polypropylene Ensipro®, Flametec® CP-5, Flametec® CP-7D, Fortilene®, Orthoform®, Polystone®, Proteus®, Propylux®, Protec™ PP, Protec™ CoPP, Sanatec® PP, SIMOLIFE, TECAFINE® PP, Versadur®
Polystyrene
(HIS, HIPS, high impact)
Orfitrans™ Stiff, Styron®, ULTRATUF™
Polyurethane Estane®, HYDEX®, Isoplast®, Plei-tech®, Texin®, Vulkollan®
PPS
(polyphenylene sulfide)
Fortron®, Ryton®, Supec®, Sustatron PPS, Tecatron®, Techtron®
PPSU
(polyphenylsulfone)
Radel® R
PSU (polysulfone) PSU 1000, Sustason PSU, TECASON® S, Thermalux®, Udel®, Ultrason®
PTFE
(polytetrafluoroethylene)
Fluorosint®, Interplast, Rulon®, Semitron® ESD, Teflon®
PVC
(polyvinyl chloride)
Benvic®, Clean Room PVC-C, Corzan® CPVC, Flametec®, Seaboard® PVC, Solvin®, Versadur®, Vintec® Clear, Vintec® I, Vintec® II
PVDF
(polyvinylidene fluoride)
Flametec® Kytec® PVDF, Kynar®, Solef®, SustaPVDF, TECAFLON®
SentryGlas® Interlayer SentryGlas®
Surlyn® Surlyn®
TPE
(thermoplastic elastomer)
Santoprene™, TPE
XX Paper Phenolic Bakelite®, Micarta

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