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  • Withstand extreme weather conditions, such as heat in summer, cold in winter.
  • Chemical-resistant to pollution and detergents.
  • Durable by resisting long-term stresses such as being outdoors for prolonged periods of time.
  • Easy to fabricate and to made relatively complicated shapes out of.
  • Have excellent aesthetic properties to attract customers, high quality looks.
  • Can be used for architectural prototypes. 

PET (Polyethylene terephthalate)

  • Excellent barrier against atmosphere gases and doesn't allow gas to escape.
  • Doesn't flavor the food or drink in it. 
  • Excellent transparency.  
  • Very tough
  • Light-low density
  • Used for carbonated bottles, highlyflavored food and microwavable food trays.

PVC (Polyvinyl chloride)

  • Weather resistant, doesn't rot.
  • Chemical resistant, doesn't corrode.
  • Protects products from moisture and gasses while holding in preserving gasses.
  • Strong, abrasive, resistant and tough. 
  • Rigid or flexible. 
  • Use…


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