Firearms & Personal Protection

An Industry that is Defined by Performance

Plastics have been used in the creation of armor, ammunitions, clothing, and even meal packaging for many years. This technology has allowed the applications to be lower in weight, durable over longer lifespans, and more shock absorbent than traditional materials. Polymers are also an ingredient in composites, which typically consist of one or more plastic resin that are wound, bound or extruded together to create very finely stacked layers that provide more strength than a single layer of material would.

Plastics are an integral part of modern firearms & personal protection, and they will continue to be a key component due to their ease of molding, forming and shaping to the desired application.

Our portfolio of polycarbonate (PC), high impact polystyrene (HIPS), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), polyamide (PA), olefin block copolymers and specialty compounds can provide your applications with the toughness and durability that are required for the most demanding environments.

Handgun Parts

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Polymers for Firearms

Are you looking for high-performance polymers and elastomers to produce your firearm components? With our broad product portfolio and our experience in firearms components, we can help you select the best material for your specific needs and applications.

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