Just some of the plastic materials we are able to process and hold in stock at Charlesworths  to enable quick delivery of mouldings. 
If you don't see a material you require we can usually obtain it. 

Abriviation

Full name

common name

ABS

Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene

 

DMC

Dough Moulding Compound

Polyester

HDPE

High Density Polyethylene

 

HIPS

High Impact Polystyrene

 

LDPE

Low Density Polyethylene

 

MF

Melamine Formaldehyde

 

PA

Polyamide

Nylon

PBT

Polybutylene terephalate

 

PC

Polycarbonate

Lexan / Makrolon

PE

Polyethylene

polythene

PF

Phenol Formaldehyde

Bakelite / phenolic

PMMA

polymethyl methacrylate

acrylic / perspex

POM

Polyoxymethylene / Polyacetal

acetal

PP

Polypropylene

propylene / polyprop

PPS

Polyphenylene sulphide

 

PS

Polystyrene

 

PUR

Polyurethane

 

PVC

Polyvinyl chloride

vinyl

TPE

Thermoplastic elastomer

 

TPO

Thermoplastic polyolefin ruubber

 

TPU

Thermoplastic polyurethane rubber

 

UF

Urea formaldehyde

urea / Beetle / Scarab

PVC NBR

Nitrile PVC Blend rubber

 

Natural Rubber

 

Ebonite