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Major Polymer Categories
Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene, (ABS), Thermoplastic.
Allyl Resin, (Allyl), Thermoset polycondensate.
Cellulosic, Thermoplastic modified natural polymer substance.
Epoxy, Thermoset polyadduct.
Ethylene vinyl alcohol, (E/VAL), Thermoplastic polymer.
Fluoroplastics, (PTFE), (FEP, PFA, CTFE, ECTFE, ETFE), Thermoplastic polymer.
Ionomer, Thermoplastic polymer.
Liquid Crystal Polymer, (LCP), Thermoplastic.
Melamine formaldehyde, (MF), Thermoset polycondensate.
Phenol-formaldehyde Plastic, (PF), (Phenolic), Thermoset polycondensate.
Polyacetal, (Acetal), Thermoplastic.
Polyacrylates, (Acrylic), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polyacrylonitrile, (PAN), (Acrylonitrile), Thermoplastic.
Polyamide, (PA), (Nylon), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyamide-imide, (PAI), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyaryletherketone, (PAEK), (Ketone), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polybutadiene, (PBD), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polybutylene, (PB), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polycarbonate, (PC), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polydicyclopentadiene, (PDCP), (PDCPD)
Polyektone, (PK), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyester, Thermoplastic or thermoset polycondensate.
Polyetheretherketone, (PEEK), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyetherimide, (PEI), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyethersulfone, (PES), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyethylene, (PE), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polyethylenechlorinates, (PEC), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polyimide, (PI), Thermoplastic or thermoset polycondensate.
Polymethylpentene, (PMP), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polyphenylene Oxide, (PPO), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyphenylene Sulfide, (PPS), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyphthalamide, (PTA), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polypropylene, (PP), Thermoplastic, (crystalline), polymer.
Polystyrene, (PS), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polysulfone, (PSU), Thermoplastic polycondensate.
Polyurethane, (PU), Thermoplastic or thermoset, (typically reinforced), polyadduct.
Polyvinylchloride, (PVC), Thermoplastic polymer.
Polyvinylidene Chloride, (PVDC), Thermoplastic polymer.
Silicone, (SI), Thermoset polycondensate.
Thermoplastic elastomers, (TPE), Thermoplastic.
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