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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

 Melmex 

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