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Polystyrene Plastic Containers


Characteristics of PSCharacteristics of PS

  • Poor
  • Excellent

  • Clarity
  • Moisture Barrier
  • Oxygen Barrier
  • Acid Resistance
  • Grease & Oil Resistance
  • Stiffness
  • Impact Resistance
  • Heat Resistance
  • Cold Resistance
  • Sunlight Resistance

  • Excellent
  • Fair
  • Poor
  • Fair to Good
  • Fair to Good
  • Good to Excellent
  • Poor to Fair
  • Fair
  • Poor
  • Fair



Other Characteristics of PS

Polystyrene is a transparent, rigid and glass like polymer. PS is biologically inert , non-toxic and light and heat stable.


PS for Packaging

Polystyrene is a good choice for packaging because it has many versatile properties. PS is clear, hard and light weight which makes it a good alternative to glass.


Other Uses of PS

Polystyrene is manufactured as both ridged and foamed material. Polystyrene is commonly used for CD packaging, aspirin bottles, cups, plates and cutlery.



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