Semi-Crystalline Commodity Plastics

Commodity plastic materials with good chemical resistance but low moisture absorption, strength and cost

General Characteristics of Semi-Crystalline Commodity Plastics

  • Low temperature
  • Low strength
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Low cost

Semi-crystalline commodity plastics can be considered for applications with an approximate maximum temperature of 180°F. Selecting a plastic material for use in a high temperature environment requires careful review of material properties data.

View our interactive Thermoplastics Triangle to compare materials.

Explore Semi-Crystalline Commodity Plastics

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HDPE

Durable, versatile, low cost, abrasion and chemically resistant plastic material.

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LDPE

Soft, flexible, lightweight plastic material that is easy to fabricate and form.

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Polypropylene

Low cost, chemical resistant plastic with excellent aesthetic qualities.

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UHMW

Extremely tough abrasion resistant, low cost plastic, used for a wide range of wear applications.

hdpe-sheet-bw

HDPE

Durable, versatile, low cost, abrasion and chemically resistant plastic material.

ldpe-sheet-natural

LDPE

Soft, flexible, lightweight plastic material that is easy to fabricate and form.

two stacked sheets of white polypropylene

Polypropylene

Low cost, chemical resistant plastic with excellent aesthetic qualities.

uhmw-sheets-multicolor

UHMW

Extremely tough abrasion resistant, low cost plastic, used for a wide range of wear applications.

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