Materials

Our Materials. Your Solutions.

Sunbelt Plastic Extrusions specializes in producing components for a wide variety of applications out of several popular thermoplastic materials. Our experience with most engineered plastics eliminates the learning curve that ensures you a low cost product and a rapid turn around.

Enhancing additives include color choices, flame resistance, static dissipation, conductivity, anti-friction and UV resistance.

matext

butyrate

Butyrate

Typical Uses

Used where more moisture resistance and dimensional stability is required.

rpvc

Properties

Thermoplastic with good memory. Transparent, opaque or colored.

TEMP °C

95-102

Gravity

.85 – 1.0

abs

ABS

(Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)

Typical Uses

Clips
Price Tag Holders

abs

Properties

Clear Grades, Outdoor grades. Most grades are food approved. High impact, medium cost. Fire resistant. Good rigidity.

TEMP °C

85-102

Gravity

1.0 – 1.2

rpvc

RPVC

Typical Uses

Widely used for trim. Good weather, aging and abrasion-resistant properties. Environmental friendly.

rpvc

Properties

Translucent. Non-Transparent. Hard, Rigid, Soft or Flexible. Custom colors are available.

TEMP °C

20 – 90

Gravity

1.37 – 1.43

hips

HIPS

(High Impact Polystyrene)

Typical Uses

Point of Sale, Light Diffusers
Toys, Film Cores

hips

Properties

Mostly used indoors. External Uses. Good adhesive properties. Range of colors. Clear grades.

TEMP °C

70 – 75

Gravity

1.0

acrylic

ACRYLIC

Typical Uses

Point of Sale, Card shelves
Menu holders, Lighting applications

acrylic

Properties

High Clarity. Good impact resistance. Good Light transmission. Many custom applications.

TEMP °C

80

Gravity

1.20

polycarbonate

POLYCARBONATE

Typical Uses

Light diffusers, Low voltage light tubes, Trims

polycarbonate

Properties

High temp performance. Wide range of grades available. Limited chemical resistance.

TEMP °C

120

Gravity

1.20

Quality

Sunbelt features a fully staffed Quality Control department that monitors the extrusion process from beginning to end, ensuring that the product you receive meets your specifications.