More About HIPS – Part 2 Polypeth Ekspor Indonesia June 20, 2022
More About HIPS – Part 2
Indonesia Recycled Plastic Supplier

In this next blog post, we narrow our focus to discuss one of the materials we extrude in greater detail – High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is a very versatile, economical and tough material that exhibits good impact strength, easy processing and works very well with thermoforming processes.

Below are 7 important facts about 
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) plastic:

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is a good printable substrate:
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) can be decorated using a variety of printing methods including screen printing, offset lithography, and flexography. This material is compatible with corona treatment processes which helps mitigate problems with adhesion to the plastic.

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) is an easily processed & versatile:
Polystyrene (PP) is known as a very easy material to process in thermoforming and form-fill-seal processes. The inherent rigidity of this material offers key functionality such as the snap-ability and score-ability required for certain form-fill-seal packaging applications.
In addition, polystyrene (PP) materials are FDA approved for food contact making them a suitable material for a range of packaging applications in the food, medical, consumer goods, cosmetics and even industrial markets.

High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) can be easily customized:
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) from impact plastics is an easily customized material and is available in virtually any color under the sun. This material is compatible with a variety of processes and is therefore available in a vast range of colors, finishes and additive package formulations.

Additional customization of High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) sheet from Impact include:

  • Custom color match HIPS including pearl, iridescent, and metallic colors
  • Custom Embossing including small square, diamond plate & brushed metal
  • Custom laminates including mylar, mirror, brushed metal & wood grain
  • High gloss COEX and Matte surface finishes
  • Electro Static Dissipative
  • Double-sided corona treatment
  • Clear HIPS
  • Multi-layer Coextrusion
Our recycled High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) granules are 100% made from post consumer and industrial waste material. It’s packed in a 25kg durable brown paper sack with monthly capacity up to 100mt. Kindly contact us to find out more about our recycled High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) granules.

Polypeth Ekspor Indonesia is a supplier and export recycled plastic pellets (HIPS & PP) from Indonesia. We work with plastic recycling manufacturers with years of experience to provide and ensure high quality & the safety of our recycled plastic pellets. Together we reduce the use of virgin plastic resin and reduce the waste of virgin plastic pollution.

To find out more about Polypeth Ekspor Indonesia’s products and services, speak to the team by clicking here.

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