Acronyms for Plastics

//Acronyms for Plastics
Acronyms for Plastics 2016-12-06T05:35:25+00:00

Acronyms for Plastics

This list of acronyms reflects mainly historical, rather than current usage related to plastics. For information on synthetic rubbers follow this link

ABS
AI
BOPP
BOPS
CA
CAB
CAP
CF
CFRP
CN
COPE
CP
CPE
CPVC
CS
CTA
CTFE
DMC
EAA
EC
ECTFE
EP
EPS
ETFE
ETP
EVA
FEP
FR
FRP
GP
GRP
HDPE
HIPS
HMWPE
LCP
LDPE
LLDPE
MC
MDPE
MF
OPP
OPS
PA
PAI
PAN
PAS
PBI
PBMA
PBT
PC
PE
PEEK
PEI
PES
PET
PETG
PF
PHB
PHV
PI
PMMA
PMP
POM
PP
PPE
PPMI
PPO
PPS
PPSU
PPT
PS
PSF
PSO
PTFE
PTMT
PU
PVAc
PVAl
PVB
PVC
PVCA
PVDC
PVDF
PVF
PVF2
PVFM
PVK
PVOH
PVT
SAN
SHIPS
SMC
TPX
UF
UHMWPE
uPVC
VC/E
VC/MA
VC/VDC
XLPE
XPS
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene copolymer
Amide-imide copolymer
Biaxially oriented PP (film)
Biaxially oriented PS (film)
Cellulose acetate
Cellulose acetate butyrate
Cellulose acetate proprionate
Cresol formaldehyde
Carbon fibre reinforced plastics
Cellulose nitrate
Copolyester-ether
Cellulose proprionate
Chlorinated PE
Chlorinated PVC
Casein
Cellulose triacetate
Chloro-trifluoroethylene
Dough moulding compound
Ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer
Ethyl cellulose
Ethylene-chl;orotrifluoroethylene
Epoxide resin
Expanded PS
Ethylene-tetrafluorethylene copolymer
Engineering thermoplastics
Ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer
Perfluoro (ethylene-propylene) copolymer
Flame retardant polymer
Fibre reinforced plastics
General purpose grade of plastic
Glass (fibre) reinforced polyester
High density PE
High impact polystyrene
High molecular weight PE
Liquid crystal polymer
Low density PE
Linear LDPE
Methyl cellulose
Medium density PE
Melamine formaldehyde
Oriented PP (film)
Oriented PS (film)
Polyamide (Nylon)
Poly amide-imide
Polyacrylonitrile
Polyaryl sulphone
Polybenzimidazole
Polybutyl methacrylate
Polybutylene terephthalate
Polycarbonate
Polyethylene
Poly ether-ether-ketone
Poly ether-imide
Polyethersulphone
Polyethylene terephthalate
Glycol modified PET
Phenol formaldehyde
Polyhydroxybutyrate
Polyhydroxyvalerate
Polyimide
Polymethyl methacrlyate
Poly-4-methyl pentene-1
Polyoxymethylene (Acetal)
Polypropylene
Polyphenylene ether
Polypyromellitimide
Polyphenylene oxide
Polyphenylene sulphide
Polyphenylene sulphone
Polypropylene terephthalate
Polystyrene
Polysulphone
Polysulphone
Polytetrafluoroethylene
Polytetramethylene terephthalate (PBT)
Polyurethane
Polyvinyl acetate (Poly(vinyl ethanoate))
Polyvinyl alcohol
Polyvinyl butyral
Polyvinyl chloride
Polyvinyl chloride-acetate copolymer
Polyvinylidene chloride
Polyvinylidene fluoride
Polyvinyl fluoride
Polyvinylidene fluoride
Polyvinyl formal
Polyvinyl carbazole
Polyvinyl alcohol
Polyvinyl toluene
Styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer
Super HIPS
Sheet moulding compound
Poly-4-methyl pentene-1
Urea formaldehyde
Ultra high molecular weight PE
Unplasticised PVC
Vinyl chloride-ethylene copolymer
Vinyl chloride-methyl acrylate copolymer
Vinyl chloride-vinylidene chloride copolymer
Crosslinked PE
Expanded PS