MATERIALS

Over 45 years of material knowledge

Classic Molding commonly works with a variety of plastic injection materials ranging from commodity-grade resins to high-temperature, quality-grade engineered products.  Listed below are just some of the types of materials we work with.

Commodity Grade Resins
Abbr Chemical name Alt. Name Trade Name(s) Other details
PP Polypropylene PolyPro Profax; Propathene
PE Polyethylene Alathon; Lupolen
PS Polystyrene (GPPS) Styrene Lustrex; Polystyrol clear/opaque
HIPS High Impact Polystyrene Lustrex; Polystyrol;
K resin
Highly Engineered Materials
Abbr Chemical name Alt. Name Trade Name(s) Other details
POM Polyoxymethylene or Polyformaldehyde Acetal Delrin; Hostaform
PA Polyamide Nylon Celane SE; Grilon;
Minlon; Zytel;
Ultramid
4/6, 6, 6/6, 6/12
PC Polycarbonate Lexan; Makrolon
PVC Polyvinyl chloride Vinyl Corvic; Geon flexible
PBT Polybutylene terephthalate Pocan; Valox
TPU Thermoplastic polyurethane Urethane Elastollan; Estane
ABS Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene Polymers Cycolac; Lustran
TPE
TPV
Thermoplastic elastomer/
vulcanate
Santoprene; Sarlink
Other Material Variations
Glass filled materials
Mineral/ talc filled materials
Custom colors
UL approved materials
Specialty additives (UV resistant, static dissipating etc.)