"After another thermoforming supplier proved unable to produce a useable part, FormTight went the extra mile to expedite material and productio... - Stephen Grupinski, President Arm Automation - Austin, TX
Because of its combination of versatility, easy processing, and good value, polystyrene is the most commonly used material in thermoplastics. It is frequently substituted for paper, wood and metals as the cost of these materials escalate. High Impact Polystyrene Sheeting (HIPS) is obtained by blending standard polystyrene with impact improving additives. It is an opaque white but can be custom colored and is most often used for applications of a temporary or disposable nature.
Good thermal and dimensional stability
High degree of hardness
Low moisture absorption
Excellent combination of surface tension and grain