Abbreviations & glossary

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Tradename information

  Trade name Material Manufacturer
A  
  Acctuf PP copolymer Amoco Polymers
  Acetron Acetal DSM
  Aclon fluoropolymer Allied Signal
  ACP PVC Alpha Gary
  Acrylite acrylic Cyro Industries
  Acryrex acrylic Chi Mei Industrial
  Adell thermoplastic resin Adell
  Adflex - - - - Montell
  Adpro polypropylene Huntsman
  Adstif - - - - Montell
  Affinity plastomer Dow Plastics
  Aim PS Dow Plastics
  Akulon nylon 6, 66 DSM
  Akuloy nylon 6, 66 alloys DSM
  Alathon HDPE, HDPE copolymer Lyondell Polymers
  Albis nylon 6, 66 Albis Canada
  Alcryn TP elastomer DuPont
  Algoflon fluoropolymer Auismont
  Alphatec TP elastomer Alpha Gary
  Amilan nylon Toray Industries
  Amoco thermoplastic resin Amoco
  Amodel PPA (polyphthalamide) Amoco Polymers
  Apec PC (high temperature) Bayer
  API polystyrene American Polymers
  Aqualoy nylon 6/12, 66, PP ComAlloy
  Aquathene polyethylene Quantum
  Alcryn TP elastomer DuPont
  Arcel styrene/ethylene copolymer Nova Chemicals
  Ardel polyarylate Amoco Polymers
  Arnitel TP elastomer DSM
  Aropol thermoset resin Ashland
  Arpro expandable PP bead JSP
  Arpak expandable PP bead JSP
  Ashlene nulon 6, 66, 6/12 Ashley Polymers
  Astryn PP alloy, co- and homopolymer, TPO Montell
  Attane ULDPE Dow Plastics
  Aurum TP polyimide Mitsui Toatsu
  AVP (various) Polymerland
  Azdel thermoplastic resin Azdel
B  
  Bapolene polyethylene Bamberger
  Barex acrylonitrile copolymer BP Chemicals
  Bayblend polycarbonate/ABS Bayer
  Baydur structural foam PUR RIM Bayer
  Baylon nylon 6/6 Bay Resins
  Beetle urea formaldehyde Cytec Industries
  Benvic PVC Solvay
  Beta - - - - Beta Polymers
  Bexloy ionomer DuPont
  Boltaron FR PP GenCorp
C  
  Cabot thermoplastic resin Cabot
  Cadon SMA copolymer Bayer
  Calibre polycarbonate Dow Plastics
  Capron nylon 6, 66, 66/6 Allied Signal
  Carilon aliphatic PK Shell
  Cefor polypropylene Shell
  Celanese nylon 6, nylon 6/6 Hoechst-Celanese
  Celanex polyester (PBT) Hoechst-Celanese
  Celcon acetal copolymer Hoechst-Celanese
  Celstran long fiber reinforced Hoechst-Celanese
  Centrex ASA, ASA+AES Bayer
  Cevian ABS, ABS+PBT,SAN Daicel
  C-flex SBS, SEBS Concept Polymer
  Chemigum TP elastomer Goodyear
  Chemlon Nylon 6,66 Chem Polymer
  Claradex ABS Shin-A
  Compodic - - - - DIC Trading
  Comshield PP ComAlloy
  Comtuf impact resistant resins ComAlloy
  Cosmic - - - - Cosmic
  Corton mineral filled material PolyPacific
  Crastin PBT DuPont
  Crystalor polymethylpentene (PMP) Phillips Chemical
  CTI Nylon 66 M.A.Hanna
  Cycogel ABS Nova Polymers
  Cycolac ABS, ABS+PBT GE Plastics
  Cycolin ABS/PBT GE Plastics
  Cycoloy polycarbonate/ABS GE Plastics
  Cyglas TS polyester Cytec Industries
  Cymel melamine formaldehyde Cytec Industries
  Cyrex acrylic/polycarbonate alloy Cyro Industries
  Cyrolite acrylic Cyro Industries
D  
  Delrin acetal DuPont
  Desmopan TP polyurethane Bayer
  Dexplex TPO D&S Polymers
  Diamon - - - - Diamond Polymers
  Dimension Nylon 6 alloy Allied Signal
  Dowlex HDPE, LLDPE Dow Plastics
  Drexflex TP elastomer D&S Plastics
  Duraflex polybutylene Shell
  Dural PVC Alpha Gary
  Durel polyarylate Hoechst-Celanese
  Durethan nylon 6 Bayer
  Durez thermoset resins Occidental
  Dylark SMA copolymer Nova Chemicals
  Dylene polystyrene Nova Chemicals
  Dylite expandable polystyrene Nova Chemicals
  Dynaflex SBS, SEBS GLS Plastics
E  
  Eastabond PET Eastman Chemical
  Eastalloy PC+Polyester Eastman Chemical
  Eastapak PET Eastman Chemical
  Eastar (various polyesters) Eastman Chemical
  Eastman thermoplastic resin Eastman
  Ecdel TP elastomer Eastman Chemical
  Ecoprene TP Elastomer Rubber & Plastics Solutions
  Edistir polystyrene Enichem
  Ektar PET, PBT, PCT polyester Eastman
  Ektar FB TP elastomer Eastman
  Elastalloy TP elastomer GLS corp
  Elastollan polyurethane TPE BASF
  Electrafil electrically conductive polymers DSM
  Elexar TP Elastomer Teknor Apex
  Elvamide nylon copolymer DuPont
  Eltex HDPE Solvay
  Eltex P PP Solvay
  Elvax EVA copolymer DuPont
  Emac EMA copolymer Chevron Chemical
  Emiclear - - - - Toshiba
  Emi-X (various) LNP
  Empee polyethylene, polypropylene Monmouth
  Enathene ethylene butyl acrylate Quantum
  Engage TP elastomer Dow Plastics
  Epalex - - - - PolyPacific
  Eref PA/PP alloy Solvay
  Escalloy PP (stress crack resist) ComAlloy
  Escor acid terpolymer Exxon Chemical
  Escorene polypropylene Exxon Chemical
  Estaloc polyurethane BF Goodrich
  Estane polyurethane TPE BF Goodrich
  Evalca EVA copolymer Eval
  Exact plastomer Exxon Chemical
  Extron glass filled material PolyPacific
  Exxtral TP elastomer Exxon Chemical
F  
  Faradex conductive wire filled DSM
  Ferrene polyethylene Ferro
  Ferrex polypropylene Ferro
  Ferro - - - - Ferro
  Ferrocon Polyolefin Ferro
  Ferroflo polystyrene Ferro
  Ferropak PP/PE alloy Ferro
  Fiberfil fiber reinforced material DSM
  Fiberloc fiber reinforced PVC Geon
  Fiberstran long fiber reinforced material DSM
  Fina polyolefin Fina Oil
  Finaclear polystyrene, SBS Fina Oil
  Finaprene TP elastomer Fina Oil
  Flexalloy PVC Teknor Apex
  Flexomer polyethylene (ULDPE) Union Carbide
  Flexprene TP elastomer Teknor Apex
  Fluorocomp reinforced fluoropolymer LNP
  Foamspan thermoplastic foam ComAlloy
  Foraflon PVDF Atochem
  Formion ionomer A. Schulman
  Fortiflex polyethylene Solvay
  Fortilene polypropylene Solvay
  Fortron PPS Hoechst-Celanese
  FR-PC PC Lucky
  FTPE Fluorelastomer 3M Performance Polymers
G  
  Gapex nylon Ferro
  Geloy ASA, ASA+PC, ASA+PVC GE Plastics
  Geolast TP elastomer Advanced Elastomer Sys.
  Geon PVC Geon
  Glaskyd alkyd CYTEC
  Glastic thermost resin Glastic
  Goldrex acrylic Hanyang Chemical
  Grilamid nylon 12 EMS-American Grilon
  Grilon nylon 6, 66 EMS-American Grilon
  Grilpet PET EMS-American Grilon
  Grivory nylon EMS-American Grilon
H  
  Halar fluoropolymer Ausimont
  Halon fluoropolymer Ausimont
  Hanalac ABS Miwon
  Haysite thermoset resin Haysite
  Hercuprene TP elastomer J-Von
  Hetron thermoset resin Ashland
  Hifax PP, TPE, TPO Montell  
  HiGlass glass filled polypropylene Himont
  Hiloy high strength resin ComAlloy
  Histat electrically conductive United Composites
  HiVal polyethylene (HDPE) General Polymers
  Hivalloy PP alloy Montell
  Hostacen metallocene PP Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostacom reinforced PP Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostaflon fluoropolymers Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostaform acetal copolymer Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostalen PE Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostalen-GUR UHMW PE Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostalen PP polypropylene Hoechst-Celanese
  Hostalloy polyolefin alloy Hoechst-Celanese
  Huntsman thermoplastic Huntsman
  Hyflon fluoropolymer Auismont
  Hylar PVDF Auismont
  Hylon nylon 6, 66 Hale
  Hytrel TP elastomer DuPont
I  
  Impet polyester (PET) Hoechst-Celanese
  Interpol polyurethane Cook Composites
  Iotek ionomer Exxon
  Isoplast TPU Dow Plastics
  Iupiace PPO/PPE Mitsubishi
  Iupilon polycarbonate Mitsubishi
  Iupital acetal Mitsubishi
  Ixan PVDF Solvay
  Ixef polyarylamide Solvay Polymers
J  
  J-Plast TP elastomer J-Von
K  
  Kadel PAEK Amoco Polymers
  Kamax acrylic copolymer AtoHaas
  Kemcor LDPE, HDPE Kemcor Australia
  Kematal acetal copolymer Hoechst-Celanese
  Kibisan SAN Chi Mei Industrial
  Kibiton SBS Chi Mei Industrial
  Koblend polycarbonate/ABS EniChem America
  Kodapak PET polyester Eastman
  Kodar PETG polyester Eastman
  Kohinor vinyl Rimtec
  Kopa Nylon 6,66 Kolon America
  Kraton styrenic TPE Shell Chemical
  K-Resin styrene/butadiene bl. copolymer Phillips Chemical
  Kynar PVDF Atochem
L  
  Ladene polystyrene SABIC
  Lexan polycarbonate GE Plastics
  Lomod TP elastomer GE Plastics
  Lubricomp wear resistant material LNP
  Lubrilon nylon 6,66,6/12,PBT Comalloy
  Lubriloy internally lubricated material LNP
  Lucel acetal copolymer Lucky
  Lucet acetal copolymer Lucky
  Lumax PBT alloy Lucky
  Lupan SAN Lucky
  Lupol polyolefin Lucky
  Lupon nylon 66 Lucky
  Lupos ABS Lucky
  Lupox PBT Lucky
  Lupoy ABS+PBT Lucky
  Luran SAN,ASA BASF
  Lusep PPS Lucky
  Lustran ABS, SAN, ABS+Acrylic Bayer
  Luxis nylon 6/6 Westover
  Lytex epoxy Quantum Composites
M  
  Magnacomp Nylon 6, 6/10, PP LNP
  Magnum ABS Dow Plastics
  Makrolon polycarbonate, PC blend Bayer
  Makroblend polycarbonate blend Bayer
  Malecca styrenic copolymer Denki Kagaku
  Maranyl nylon ICI Americas
  Marlex polyethylene, polypropylene Phillips Chemical
  Mater-Bi biodegradeable polymer Novamont
  Microthene PE Quantum
  Milastomer TP elastomer Mitsui
  Mindel PSU, PSU alloy Amoco Polymers
  Minlon mineral filled nylon 6/6, 6/6/6 DuPont
  Morthane TPU Morton
  Multibase ABS Multibase
  Multi-Flam polypropylene Multibase
  Multi-Flex TP elastomer Multibase
  Multi-Hips polystyrene Multibase
  Multi-Pro polypropylene Multibase
  Multi-San SAN copolymer Multibase
N  
  NAS SMMA acrylic Nova Chemicals
  Naxell polycarbonate (recycled) MRC Polymers
  Norsophen Phenolic Norold Composites
  Nortuff HDPE, polypropylene Polymerland
  Noryl PPO, PPO alloy GE Plastics
  Novalast TP elastomer Nova Polymers
  Novalene TP elastomer Nova Polymers
  Novamid nylon Mitsubishi
  Novapol LLDPE,LDPE,HDPE NOva Chemicals
  Novatemp PVC Novatec
  Novon starch based polymer Novon
  NSC Nylon, PS Thermofil
  Nucrel EMAA copolymer DuPont
  Nybex nylon 6/12 Nova
  Nydur nylon 6 Bayer (now called Durethan)
  Nylafil nylon 66 DSM
  Nylamid nylon Polymer Service
  Nylast TP elastomer Allied Signal
  Nylatron glass reinforced nylon DSM
  Nylene nylon Custom Resins
  Nylind nylon 66 DuPont
  Nyloy nylon 66, PC, PP Nytex Composites
  Nypel nylon 6 Allied SIgnal
  Nytron nylon 66 Nytex Composites
O  
  Olehard filled polypropylene Chiso America
  Ontex TP elastomer D&S Plastics
  Optema EMA copolymer Exxon Chemical
  Optix acrylic Plaskolite
  Oxy vinyl Occidental
  Oxyblend vinyl Occidental
  Oxyclear PVC Occidental
P  
  Panlite polycarbonate Teijin Chemical
  Paxon HDPE Paxon
  Pebax PEBA Atochem
  Pellethane polyurethane TP elastomer Dow Plastics
  PermaStat (various) RTP
  Perspex acrylic ICI Acrylics
  Petlon PBT Albis
  Petra polyester (PET) Allied Signal
  Petrothene polyethylene,polypropylene, TPO Quantum
  Pibiter polyester (PBT) EniChem
  Plaslok thermoset resins Plaslok
  Plaslube lubricated materials DSM
  Plenco thermoset resins Plastics Engineering
  Plexiglas acrylic AtoHaas (Rohm & Haas)
  Pliovic Vinyl Goodyear
  PMC melamine formaldehyde Sun Coast
  Pocan polyester (PBT) Albis
  Polifil reinforced polyolefins Polifil
  Polyfabs ABS A. Schulman
  Polyfil - - - - Polyfil
  Polyfine - - - - Tokutama Soda
  Polyflam flame retardant thermoplastic A. Schulman
  Polyflon fluoropolymer Daikin
  Polyfort polypropylene, polyethylene A. Schulman
  Polylac ABS Chi Mei Industrial
  Polyman ABS Alloy A. Schulman
  Polypur reinforced or alloyed TPE A. Schulman
  Polytron PVC alloy Geon
  Polytrope TP elastomer A. Schulman
  Polyvin PVC A. Schulman
  Porene ABS Thai Petrochemical
  Premi-glas glass reinforced SMC Premix
  Premi-ject thick molding compound (thermoset) Premix
  Prevail ABS/polyurethane Dow Plastics
  Prevex PPE GE Plastics
  Primef PPS Solvay
  Prism polyurethane RIM Bayer
  Polyvin PVCA. Schulman
  Primacor EAA copolymer Dow Plastics
  Pro-Fax polyolefins Montell
  Propak polypropylene PolyPacific
  Pulse polycarbonate/ABS Dow Plastics
R  
  RTP - - - - RTP
  Radel polyether sulfone Amoco Performance Products
  Radiflam nylon FR Radicinovacips
  Radilon nylon 6 Radicinovacips
  Radipol nylon 6/6 Radicinovacips
  Reny nylon 6/6 Mitsubishi
  Replay polystyrene Huntsman
  Reprean ethylene copolymer Discas
  Resinoid thermoset resins Resinoid
  Retain PE Dow Plastics
  Rexene thermoplastic resin Rexene
  Rexflex polypropylene Rexene
  Rilsan rotational molding resins Atochem
  Rimplast TP elastomer Huls
  Rimtec vinyl Rimtec
  Riteflex TP elastomer Hoechst-Celanese
  Rogers thermoset resins Rogers
  Ronfalin ABS DSM
  Rynite polyester (PET,PBT) DuPont
  Ryton PPS Phillips Chemical
S  
  Sabre PC+PET Dow Plastics
  Santoprene TPE, TPO Advanced Elastomer Sys.
  Saran vinylidine chloride Dow Plastics
  Sarlink TPE, TPO DSM
  Satinflex PVC Alpha Gary
  Schulaflex flexible elastomers A. Schulman
  Schulamid nylon 6, 66 A. Schulman
  Schulink cross-linkable HDPE A. Schulman
  Sclair polyethylene Nova Chemicals
  Selar nylon, PET DuPont
  Shell polyolefins Shell
  Shinite PBT Shinkong
  Sinkral ABS EniChem
  Sinvet polycarbonate EniChem
  Soarnol EVA copolymer Nichimen
  Solef PVDF Solvay Polymers
  Solvic PVC Solvay Polymers
  Spectar polyester copolymer Eastman
  Stanyl nylon 46 DSM
  Stanuloy PC.PET blend (recycled) MRC Polymers
  Stapron ABS+PC, SMA DSM
  Stat-Kon static dissipative material LNP
  Stat-Loy static dissipative material LNP
  Stereon styrene/butadiene bl. copolymer Firestone
  Stypol thermoset resin Cook Composites
  Styrafil filled styrenes DSM
  Styron PS Dow Plastics
  Styropor PS BASF
  Sumiplex acrylic Sumitomo
  Sunprene PVC elastomer A. Schulman
  Suntra PPS Sunkyong Industries
  Supec PPS GE Plastics
  Superkleen PVC Alpha Gary
  Suprel ABS/PVC Vista Chemical
  Surlyn Ionomer DuPont
  Synprene TP elastomer Synergistics Industries
T  
  Technyl nylon 66 Rhone-Poulenc
  Tecoflex PUR Thermidics
  Tecothane PUR Thermidics
  Tedur PPS Albis
  Teflon fluoropolymer DuPont
  Tefzel PE-TFE fluoropolymer DuPont
  Tekron TP elastomer Teknor Apex
  Telcar TP elastomer Teknor Apex
  Telcar TP elastomer Teknor Apex
  Tempalloy high temperature resin ComAlloy
  TempRite CPVC BF Goodrich
  Tenac acetal Ashai
  Tenite polyolefin, cellulosic, CAB Eastman
  Terluran ABS BASF
  Terlux MABS BASF
  Texalon nylon Texapol
  Texapol - - - - Texapol
  Texin polyurethane Bayer
  Thermex heat dissipative materials ComAlloy
  Thermocomp glass, carbon fiber reinforced LNP
  Thermx copolyester Eastman
  Tone PCL Union Carbide
  Tonen - - - - TCA Plastics
  Topalloy - - - - TCA Plastics
  Topas cycloolefin copolymer Hoechst-Celanese
  Topex PBT Tong Yang Nylon
  Toplex polycarbonate/ABS Multibase
  Toray PBT Toray Industries
  Torlon polyamide-imide Amoco Polymers
  Toyolac ABS, polycarbonate/ABS Toray Industries
  TPX polymethylpentene (PMP) Mitsui
  Trefsin TP elastomer Advanced Elastomer Sys.
  Triax polycarbonate/ABS, ANS/Nylon Bayer
  Tribit PBT Sam Yang
  Triloy PC+PBT, ABS+PC Sam Yang
  Trirex PC Sam Yang
  Tufrex ABS Bayer
  Typlax - - - - Typlax
  Tyril SAN Dow Plastics
U  
  Ube - - - - Ube Industries
  Udel PSO Amoco Performance Products
  Ultem polyetherimide GE Plastics
  Ultradur polyester (PBT) BASF
  Ultraform acetal BASF
  Ultramid nylon BASF
  Ultrapek PAEK BASF
  Ultrason - E polyether sulfone (PES) BASF
  Ultrason - S polysulfone (PSO) BASF
  Ultrastyr ABS Enichem America
  Ultrathene EVA copolymer Quantum
  Unichem PVC Colorite Plastics
  Unival polyethylene Union Carbide
V  
  Valox polyester (PBT, PET, PCT) GE Plastics
  Valtec - - - - Montell
  Valtra polystyrene Chevron Chemical
  Vandar polyester alloy Hoechst-Celanese
  Vector SBS, SIS Dexco Polymers
  Vectra liquid crystal polymer Hoechst-Celanese
  Verton long fiber reinforced LNP
  Vespel polyimide DuPont
  Vestamid nylon Huls
  Victrex PEEK ICI Advanced Materials
  Vista vinyl Vista Chemical
  VistaFlex TP elastomer Advanced Elastomer Sys.
  Vistel PVC Vista Chemical
  Vitax ASA Hitachi Chemical
  Voloy flame retardant materials ComAlloy
  Vybex polyester Ferro
  Vydyne nylon Monsanto
  Vyram TP elastomer Advanced Elastomer Sys.
  Vythene PVC+PUR Alpha Gary
W  
  Wellamid nylon Wellman
  WPP PP Washington Penn
X  
  Xenoy polycarbonate/polyester GE Plastics
  XT-Polymer acrylic copolymer Cyro Industries
  Xydar liquid crystal polymer Amoco Polymers
Z  
  Zemid PE, HDPE DuPont Canada
  Zenite LCP DuPont
  Zeonex polymethylpentene (PMP) Nippon Zeon
  Zylar acrylic copolymer Novacor
  Zytel nylon DuPont
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