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.
Polyolefin Foam Extrusion Overview
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.
HYLEX® RMA Compounded Grades Brand Overview
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 in Polyolefins
Pinking discoloration is a well-known phenomenon that occurs in polymers such as HDPE, LLDPE and polyolefin elastomers.
CELANESE CELANEX® PBT Flame Retardant Product Guide
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.
DOW CONTINUUM™ for use in Injection Stretch Blow Molding
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.
Using DOW CONTINUUM to Increase PCR Content in Blow-Molded Containers
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!
INEOS Styrolution Styrolux Product Guide
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.
Guide to Rotational Molding
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.
CHIMEI POLYLAC® ABS Product Guide
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.
Dow Medical Grade Plastic Portfolio
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.
INEOS Styrolution Lustran SAN Product Guide
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.
Ascend Performance Materials HiDura™ MED Product Guide
HiDura™ MED Nylon 66 from Ascend Performance Materials is an excellent material choice for your healthcare applications. HiDura™ MED can be used in medical durables, drug delivery, surgical instruments, medical equipment and wound care applications. Let our engineers show you how!
HYLEX® HB Brand Overview
Are you looking for a polymer with high clarity, high impact and high temperature resistance? Entec Polymers offers a broad portfolio of HYLEX® HB generic prime polycarbonate. HYLEX® HB products include injection molding, blow molding and extrusion grades as well as specialty grades.
HYLEX® Brand Overview
Are you looking for a polymer with high clarity, high impact and high-temperature resistance? Entec Polymers offers a broad portfolio of HYLEX® generic prime polycarbonate. HYLEX® products include injection molding, blow molding and extrusion grades as well as a flame retardant and specialty grades.
Determining Rotomolded Part Cure
Check out our technical document on how you can determine the correct amount of cure in your roto-molded part.
Trinseo PULSE ™ PC/ABS
Trinseo PULSE ™ PC/ABS is a high-performance engineering resin that offers high heat resistance, excellent toughness and impact, and excellent processability. PULSE™ is the perfect material choice when your applications require high temperature resistance along with high impact performance, even at cold temperatures.
CHIMEI KIBISAN® SAN Product Guide
If your next application requires a transparent polymer with high stiffness and good chemical resistance, then consider CHIMEI KIBISAN® SAN. KIBISAN® offers high clarity, high stiffness, excellent chemical resistance, dishwasher resistance and easy processability. CHIMEI KIBISAN® is the clear choice!
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.
Trinseo MAGNUM™ ABS Product Guide
Trinseo MAGNUM™ ABS is available in a wide range of high-performance grades offering high gloss, low gloss, high heat resistance, and high and medium impact performance. MAGNUM™ ABS is known for its excellent clear and white natural color and lot-to-lot consistency, making coloring-at-the-machine easy, consistent and lower cost. Let MAGNUM™ ABS deliver cost, color, and performance for your next project!
BioLogiQ Product Guide
In today’s world of sustainability and circular economy, all roads lead back to Entec Polymers. Entec is proud to offer NuPlastiQ BioPolymer and BioBlend® Resins from BioLogiQ. NuPlastiQ is based on renewably sourced, plant based carbohydrates. It is then compounded with standard polymers like LLDPE, HDPE, PP, PS and HIPS to create a sustainable masterbatch. This sustainable masterbatch is then blended into your polymer to create film and molded components that can reduce your fossil fuel-based plastic usage, reduce your greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to your sustainability goals.
Automotive Application Profile | EV Charging Stations
At Entec, we are here to steer you in the right direction when choosing the best material for your Charging Station applications. From Halogen Free FR material and Filler Reinforcements to Impact Modifiers, we have the materials to put the spark in your Portable, Wall and Stand Mounted EV Charging Stations.
Automotive Application Profile | Interior Mirror Assembly Systems
Don’t waste time looking in the rearview at your Interior Mirror Assembly Systems material choices. Whether you need dimensional stability, impact resistance, heat stability and more, our Entec experts will match you with the best material to meet your exacting needs.
INEOS Styrolution Terluran ECO GP22 MR50 Black Product Guide
Celanese Santoprene TPV Product Guide
Injection Molding – General Processing Ranges
Check out our handy reference guide that shows typical injection molding processing conditions for a wide range of thermoplastic materials. This guide provides drying conditions, recommended moisture content, melt and mold temperatures ranges, and shrinkage ranges for many of the most widely used polymers.
Pinnacle Polymers New Product Introduction
Are you looking for a better Polypropylene? Then check out these new PP products from Pinnacle Polymers and Entec.
INEOS Styrolution Luran S Product Guide
Does the weather have you down? Let us brighten your day with Luran® S, the weatherable polymer. It is resistant to the effects of weather, even in dark and mid-range colors. It offers the perfect solution for your building and construction products.
HYBRID Brand Overview
Entec Polymers offers a broad portfolio of compounded PC/ABS and PC/PBT alloys. Our product and technical teams can help you select the best product to meet your application needs.