ShapesPlastics offers a wide variety of engineering plastic that possess better mechanical and/or thermal properties than the more widely used standard plastics, such as PVC and HDPE. Over the years, engineering plastics have gradually replaced traditional engineering materials such as wood or metal in many applications as they offer excellent machinability and dimension stability, along with chemical and wear resistance.

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Acetal is one of the most widely used engineering-grade thermoplastics in the market today. Acetal has high tensile strength, good rigidity, dimensional stability, and toughness properties that allow it to endure long-term fatigue and perform well at extreme temperatures.


Nylon is an original thermoplastic engineering material and is often used to replace metal bearings and bushings, many times eliminating the need for external lubrication. Compared to metal, Nylon sheets are lightweight, have less operating noise, and better wear resistance on mating parts.


Polypropylene (PP) is a semi-crystalline thermoplastic material that is known for its high strength-to-weight ratio and offers excellent toughness, chemical resistance, and high performance in a thermoforming and corrosive environment. Polypropylene is suitable for contact with food products.

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