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Finding Plastic Resin Suppliers and Knowing Your Resins

Looking for plastic resin supplier? Here are some tips. Make sure the supplier can handle the quantities of resin you will need. Can they handle rail cars?? Rail cars are going to be needed if there are going to be large quantities of resins. If they can handle rail cars how many cars can they handle.? You do not want to get caught short in your project. Can the handle tractor trailers? How many trucks can the load per day??

Resin Distribution, specialty compounding

Does the company handle prime olefin and styrenic resins?

Stryrenic resin is a copolymer. The product is made up from Acrylonitrile  and Styrene. The resin is between 70 to 80 styrene and 20 to 30% Acrylonitrile.

Do your plastic resin suppliers also have the many other raw materials needed including

We know about the SAN resin Styrenic-Acrylontrile.

Do the supply ABS resin? This is Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene. This material is a terpolymer.

It is usually ½ styrene then dived into Butadiene and acrylonitrile. The division of the products gives the ABS its unique qualities.

Acetal resins are usually the hardest and will have the most strength. These thermoplastics are good for injection molding. They can compare with nylon because nylon and Acetal have similar qualities. This Acetal polymer or POM came to be in the mid fifties

Acrylic resins are another resin that is widely used and you need to make sure you Resin supplier can handle this resin. Acrylic resin is a related is hard and can transmit light.  It is a polymrization that is heated to a monomer. There are different types of Acrylic NMA Methyl methacrylate monomer, PNMA a poly methyl version.

These are just a few of the resins available. A Plastic resin suppliers will help you to pick the right resin for your application. They will know the correct engineering of the resins to fit any application. The supplier will know what percentage of styrene and acrylonitrile will be needed to create the correct strength or flexibility.

When choosing plastic resin suppliers you need to think of the 2 key areas.

  1. Logistics  Can the supplier create the quantities you need at the speed you need the product produced?
  2. Getting the right resins. Can your supplier get you the right resins for the product you are producing.

Specialty Compounding

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(914) 381-2400

We are committed to providing compounds, colorants, resins of exceptional quality to the plastic industry, and specialty compounding.