Product & Technical Guides
The latest research and insights on leading developments in the plastics industry. Find product explanations, properties, comparison charts and application ideas all at a glance.
Curious about automotive flammability standards like FMVSS 302 and other OEM tests? Get all your burning questions answered in our comprehensive Q&A guide on automotive flammability testing!
Formosa Plastics Formolene® offers an extensive array of unfilled polypropylene products. From caps & closures to containers, storage tubs to housewares and furniture, and even automotive applications, the product range is designed to cater to diverse needs. Allow us to assist you in choosing Formolene® for your upcoming project!
Entec Polymers has the resins, impact modifiers, compatibilizers and additives for all of your compounding projects and applications.
Are you looking to improve your plastic compounds? Let Entec Polymers help you with the right resins, impact modifiers, and compatibilizers to make your compounds exceptional!
Inside Look at Jim Johnson | Entec - Director, Commercial Plastics Technology, Approach to Troubleshooting
Nylon 66 is a very widely used plastic material and our Nylon 66 General Processing Guidelines can help you better understand the subtleties of processing nylon 66 to produce high quality parts.
Nylon 6 is a very widely used plastic material and our Nylon 6 General Processing Guidelines can help you better understand the subtleties of processing nylon 6 to produce high quality parts.
Are you considering Nylon 6 or Nylon 66 for your next project? While nylon offers excellent resistance to many chemicals, you will want to review our Nylon Chemical Resistance Guide to help you determine if nylon will meet your chemical resistance needs.
Discover the nylon showdown: Nylon 6 vs. Nylon 6/6! Uncover their shared strengths, contrasting structures, and find out where each reigns supreme in industries like automotive, fashion, and beyond.
Dow's UNIVAL™ HDPE resin is meticulously crafted for high-speed production of blow-molded containers, boasting exceptional impact strength, robust melt properties, and impressive stress crack resistance. Unlock the potential of your projects with Dow's UNIVAL™ HDPE resin - your trusted partner for strength, versatility, and sustainability!
Discover the remarkable performance and versatility of Celanese Polyoxymethylene (POM) Product Offerings - engineered to elevate your projects and bring innovation to life!
Level up your eco-friendly game with CHIMEI ECOLOGUE™ - the game-changing lineup of eco-friendly resins, including PCR ABS, PCR PC, and PCR PC/ABS! 🌿 Join the green revolution and make a positive impact on the planet while enjoying top-notch performance. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of a greener future! Reach out now and be a part of the sustainable solution.
Let Entec Polymers help you improve the impact performance of your recycled PC/ABS compounds using Dow Elvaloy™ and Elvaloy™ AC.
Are you looking for a quick and easy solution to color your film products? Entec Polymers is pleased to offer TOSAF standard color masterbatch designed for use in blown and cast film. These masterbatch products allow our customers to quickly and easily color extruded film or injection molded products without the long lead times associated developing/ designing colors from scratch.
Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) technology is revolutionizing the industry with its unique blend of flexibility and durability. Check out this insightful background chart to learn more about TPE's versatile applications and its game-changing potential!
This guide lists applications, key criteria, resin recommendations and polymer trade names from leading suppliers in the automotive industry.
Are you in search of a reliable partner to enhance the performance, durability and sustainability of your Commercial truck lines? Look no further! Entec Polymers, the leader in resin distribution is here to help streamline your resin needs and elevate your trucks to new heights. Check out our Commercial Truck Material Positioning Guide and let us help you choose the right resin for your application.
Are you looking to expand your foaming options? Entec Polymers offers a range of polyolefin materials that are ideally suited to foam extrusion using physical or chemical foaming agents. Let us help you select the ideal resin for your next extruded foam application.
Entec offers a broad range of HYLEX® Compounded grade Polycarbonate products from Ravago Manufacturing Americas that includes unfilled and glass-reinforced grades for injection molding, blow molding, and extrusion applications.
Pinking discoloration is a well-known phenomenon that occurs in polymers such as HDPE, LLDPE and polyolefin elastomers.
Looking for a high-performance flame-retardant polymer for your electrical / electronic application? Then consider Celanese CELANEX® Flame Retardant PBT polyester compounds. Offering excellent thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties along with UL94 VO flame retardancy.
Are you looking for ESCR improvement and light-weighting opportunities in your ISBM polyethylene bottles? Then consider DOW CONTINUUM™ bimodal HDPE. These products offer substantial improvements in ESCR, drop impact, top load strength and the ability to lightweight.
DOW CONTINUUM™ bimodal HDPE can make your blow-molded containers more sustainable by allowing you to incorporate higher levels of recycled content without sacrificing properties. Let Entec Polymers Engineers show you how!
Are you looking for a resin combines high transparency, impact resistance, and sparkling clarity and brilliancy? Then consider INEOS Styrolution Styrolux® Styrene Butadiene Copolymers for your next exciting application. Styrolux® can be injection molded, extruded, or thermoformed by itself or as a blend to improve the impact of polystyrene.
Are you looking to expand your knowledge and understanding of rotational molding? Then check out Entec’s new Guide to Rotational Molding where you can learn about the process, materials used, types of molds and more.
Are you looking for high performance ABS products? Then consider CHIMEI POLYLAC® ABS Resin. POLYLAC® is available in a wide range of melt flow index, impact performance, temperature resistance as well as specialty grades with UL94 VO flammability ratings and electroplating grades. Contact your Entec Polymers account representative for more information.
Looking for the right plastic for your next medical project? Then consider the broad offering of medical resins from DOW. They have products for all of your application needs including tubing, film, caps & closures, ampoules, vials, testing & diagnostics and more.
Do you need a transparent polymer with excellent optical, thermal, and mechanical properties as well as chemical resistance and easy processability? Then consider INEOS Styrolution Lustran® SAN for your next application.