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PETG

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Plastic Sheet
2015-10-15-12.58.53
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PETG

Polyethylene terephthalate (aka. PET, PETE, PETG) is a plastic resin of the polyester family that is used to make beverage, food and other liquid containers, as well as for some other thermoforming applications. PETG is a clear amorphous thermoplastic that can be injection molded or sheet extruded. It can be colored during processing.

PROPERTIES

PETG Sheet is semi-rigid to rigid, depending on its thickness, and it is very lightweight. It is clear with a protective masking on both sides. Thinner gauges can be cut easily with an blade or industrial scissors. 

The main virtue of PETG is that it is fully recyclable. Unlike other plastics, its polymer chains can be recovered for additional useIt makes a good gas and fair moisture barrier, as well as a good barrier to alcohol and solvents. It is strong and impact-resistant. It is naturally colorless with a high transparency.

APPLICATIONS

PETG is used as a Midrange priced product between Acrylic and Polycarbonate. The clearity of PETG approchies that of Acrylic and Impact Resistance of Polycarbonate. Also is used in Signing, Glazing, POP Displays, etc.

 

 

.020" Thick x 24" x 48" Clear

.020" Thick x 48" x 96" Clear

.040" Thick x 24" x 48" Clear

.040" Thick x 24" x 96" Clear