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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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Metal 3D Printing Design Guide

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) 3D printing for parts with reduced cost and little waste.

Negotiate Your Salary

Learn the best principles to negotiate the salary you deserve!

STEM Career Outlook

Wages, employment opportunities, and growth projections for STEM jobs.

Mechanical Engineers Outlook

Guide for those interested in becoming a mechanical engineer. Includes qualifications, pay, and job duties.