Introduction of PS
Polystyrene (PS) is a widely used synthetic polymer known for its versatility, affordability, and various forms, each suitable for different applications. It belongs to the family of thermoplastics and is characterized by its clarity, ease of processing, and wide range of properties. PS is commonly used in both its crystal-clear form and its foamed version, known as Expanded Polystyrene (EPS), which is used for insulation and packaging.
Tolerance:±0.1mm to ±0.5mm
Price: mid-range cost material
Application: food packaging, disposable cups and cutlery, consumer goods, toys, electronic housings, and more.
Recommended Wall Thickness: 1mm-5mm
Polystyrene is a versatile synthetic polymer commonly used in its solid form for applications ranging from packaging to consumer goods. Here’s a table summarizing some typical properties of Polystyrene (PS):
Shrinkage Rate (%)
R75 – R110
Tensile Strength at Yield (MPa)
Elongation at Break (%)
Flexural Modulus (GPa)
Flexural Strength (MPa)
Drying Temperature (°C)
Drying Time (hrs)
2 – 4
Melt Temperature (°C)
Mold Temperature (°C)
20 – 60
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