Polyester (PET, PBT) Molding Compounds and Resins

Hytrel® Polyester Elastomer
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

Hytrel ® is a high performance engineering elastomer which possesses the combined properties of rubber and engineering thermoplastics. Hytrel ® offers many unique characteristics, such as excellent strength, heat resistance, low temperature properties, chemical resistance and its good... [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Type: Elastomer
CELANEX 2500 -- 1573
from Celanese Corporation

CELANEX should in principle be predried. Because of the necessary low maximum residual moisture content the use of dry air dryers is recommended. The dew point should be = < - 30 ° C. The time between drying and processing should be as short as possible. [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Filler: Unfilled
  • Type: Thermoplastic
  • Features: UL
Polyurethane System -- DURAMOULD®
from Dow Polyurethanes

Dow Hyperlast offers a range of versatile DURAMOULD ™ Polyurethane Systems for use in mold making, rapid prototyping, pattern making and tooling. DURAMOULD Systems are available in four grades: DURAMOULD ™ ET Systems: Hand Mixable Grades. DURAMOULD ™ EMX and SMX Systems: Machine... [See More]

  • Chemical System: Epoxy; Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.); Polyurethane
  • Filler: Unfilled
  • Type: Thermally cured
  • Industry: Repair or Construction; Tooling; Patio Furniture
DURANEX® PBT -- 2000 EF2001/PLT9908 (ISO)
from Polyplastics USA, Inc.

PBT is a linear thermoplastic saturated polyester containing ester bonds in its main chain. PBT stands for polybutylene terephthalate. The polymer belongs to the same family as PET resin. PBT possesses a high melting point and high crystallinity, while low water absorption and thermal expansion... [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Filler: Unfilled
  • Type: Thermoplastic
  • Deflection Temperature: 163
SIVERAS® Liquid Crystal Polyester Resin
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

SIVERAS ® is a super engineering plastic developed using Toray's polymer technology. Boasting superior vibration absorption characteristics with its outstanding strength and high modulus of elasticity, SIVERAS ® has excellent dimensional stability and moldability (e.g., thin-wall fluidity). [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.); Liquid Crystal Polymer
  • Industry: Electronics
  • Form / Shape: Liquid
RITEFLEX 425 -- 1925
from Celanese Corporation

To avoid hydrolytic degradation during processing, Riteflex resins have to be dried to a moisture level equal to or less than 0.05%. Drying should be done in a dehumidifying hopper dryer capable of dewpoints <-40 °F (-40 °C) at 225 °F (107 °C) for 4 hours. [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Filler: Polyester Elastomer
  • Type: Thermoplastic
  • Use Temperature: 212 to 230
TORAYCON® Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT) Resin
from Toray Industries (America), Inc.

TORAYCON ® PBT resin is a polyester-based thermoplastic resin developed by combining Toray's technological expertise in polyester polymerization and resin-reinforced composites. Featuring outstanding long-term heat-resistance, chemical-resistance, weather resistance and electrical... [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Industry: Automotive; Electronics
  • Type: Thermoplastic
RITEFLEX 640A -- 2479
from Celanese Corporation

To avoid hydrolytic degradation during processing, Riteflex resins have to be dried to a moisture level equal to or less than 0.05%. Drying should be done in a dehumidifying hopper dryer capable of dewpoints <-40 °F (-40 °C) at 225 °F (107 °C) for 4 hours. [See More]

  • Chemical System: Thermoplastic Polyester (PET, PBT, etc.)
  • Filler: Polyester Elastomer
  • Type: Thermoplastic
  • Use Temperature: 428