Materials:  PS HIPS



Type of Plastic

Material characteristics


Polystyrene High Impact Polystyrene

PS is clear, glassy, rigid, opaque, semi-touch and softens at 95°C.

PS-E is expanded polystyrene.

HIPS is a polystyrene which is processed with rubber.  This manufacturing process produces a highly durable product that can resist high impact use.  

Although HIPS is a recyclable plastic, HIPS is not widely recycled throughout the UK.

HIPS is available in a variety of colours: clear, natural or Pantone colour match.  Antistatic HIPS is conductive for the electronics industry.

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