PLASTIC TYPES AND APPLICATION

There are two types of plastics i.e. “Thermoplastics  and Thermosets”.

Thermoplastic is the plastic which can mold again and again while Thermosets are those  plastic which can’t mold again.

THERMOPLASTICS

MaterialApplications
AcetalZippers Shower heads Bearings Rollers
AcrylicAdvertising signs Lenses Paints  
CellulosicLacquers Pens Packaging Fibers Toilet articles Eye glass frame
FluorocarbonsWire insulation Pipes system Bearings fibers
PolyamideGears Bearings Fiber  
PolyethylenePackaging films Bottles Refrigerator containers
PolypropyleneLab ware Toys Ice cube trays
PolystyreneNovelties Latex paints Disposable products Radio and tv housings
PolyvinylWater beds Rain coats adhesives Upholstery

THERMOSETS

MaterialApplications
CaseinButtons Knitting needles Novelties
EpoxyFinishes Adhesives Encapsulating
MelamineDishes Countertops
PhenolicAdhesive Electrical products Handles  
PolyesterAuto bodies Boats Bath tub Storage tank
SiliconOils and greases Caulking Release agent Polishes
UreaAdhesives Finishes Foam
UrethaneAdhesives Finishes Foam Chemical equipment