PET Resin Properties & Uses
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|Chemical Name||Polyethylene Terephthalate (Polyester)|
|Opacity||Clear or Opaque|
|Shrinkage||2.1% to 2.5%|
|Melting Point||482° F|
|Deflection Temperature||158° F – 176° F|
|Service Temperature||165° F|
PET resin is the world’s most common packaging choice for food and beverages. Other common applications for this engineering resin are:
|Advantages||PET resin is a clear, strong and lightweight plastic belonging to the polyester family. Other PET resin advantages are:
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