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Polymers
Thermoplastic
Ethylene vinyl alcohol, (E/VAL)
Fluoroplastics, (PTFE), (FEP, PFA, CTFE, ECTFE, ETFE)
Ionomer
Polyacrylates, (Acrylic)
Polybutadiene, (PBD)
Polybutylene, (PB)
Polyethylene, (PE)
Polyethylenechlorinates, (PEC)
Polymethylpentene, (PMP)
Polypropylene, (PP)
Polystyrene, (PS)
Polyvinylchloride, (PVC)
Polyvinylidene Chloride, (PVDC)
Polycondensates
Thermoplastic
Polyamide, (PA), (Nylon)
Polyamide-imide, (PAI)
Polyaryletherketone, (PAEK), (Ketone)
Polycarbonate, (PC)
Polyektone, (PK)
Polyester
Polyetheretherketone, (PEEK)
Polyetherimide, (PEI)
Polyethersulfone, (PES)
Polyimide, (PI)
Polyphenylene Oxide, (PPO)
Polyphenylene Sulfide, (PPS)
Polyphthalamide, (PTA)
Polysulfone, (PSU)

Thermoset
Allyl Resin, (Allyl)
Melamine formaldehyde, (MF)
Phenol-formaldehyde Plastic, (PF), (Phenolic)
Polyester
Polyimide, (PI)
Silicone, (SI)
Polyadducts
Thermoplastic
Polyurethane, (PU)

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Epoxy
Polyurethane, (PU)
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