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Plastic Material Names And Acronyms
Oct 11, 2017

        The following is a partial list of Plastic Names and Abbreviations for Chemical, Marketing, Scientific, and Technical terms that are frequently used. Due to changing standards of chemical nomenclature, certain products listed here may be seen in other formats with some variation in name. 


AAGRAVERAGE ANNUAL GROWTH RATE
ASATOMIC ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY
ABAACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE-ACRYLATE
ABSACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE COPOLYMER
ACMACRYLIC ACID ESTER RUBBER
ACSACRYLONITRILE-CHLORINATED PE-STYRENE
AESACRYLONITRILE-ETHYLENE-PROPYLENE-STYRENE
AMMAACRYLONITRILE-METHYL METHACRYLATE
ANACRYLONITRILE
AOANTIOXIDANT
APETAMORPHOUS POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
APPATACTIC POLYPROPYLENE
ASAACRYLIC-STYRENE-ACRYLONITRILE
ASTMAMERICAN SOCIETY FOR TESTING AND MATERIALS
ATHALUMINIUM TRIHYDRATE
AZ(O)AZODICARBONAMIDE
BATFBUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS
BMBLOW MOLDING
BMCBULK MOLDING COMPOUNDS
BMIBISMALEIMIDE
BOBIAXIALLY-ORIENTED (FILM)
BOPPBIAXIALLY-ORIENTED POLYPROPYLENE
BRBUTADIENE RUBBER
BSBUTADIENE STYRENE RUBBER
CACELLULOSE ACETATE
CABCELLULOSE ACETATE BUTYRATE
CADCOMPUTER AIDED DESIGN
CAECOMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING
CAMCOMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING
CAPCELLULOSE ACETATE PROPIONATE
CAPCONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE PACKAGING
CBACHEMICAL BLOWING AGENT
CFCRESOL FORMALDEHYDE
CFACHEMICAL FOAMING AGENT
CFCCHLOROFLUOROCARBONS
CFRCODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS
CHDMCYCLOHEXANEDIMETHANOL
CIMCOMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING
CNCELLULOSE NITRATE
COPCOPOLYESTER
COPACOPOLYAMIDE
COPECOPOLYESTER
CPCELLULOSE PROPIONATE
CPECHLORINATED POLYETHYLENE
CPETCRYSTALLINE POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
CPPCAST POLYPROPYLENE
CPVCCHLORINATED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE
CRCHLOROPRENE RUBBER
CSCASEIN
CSDCARBONATED SOFT DRINK
CTACELLULOSE TRIACETATE
CVDCHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION
DABCODIAZOBICYCLOOCTANE
DAMDAYS AFTER MANUFACTURE
DAMDIALLYL MALEATE
DAPDIALLYL PHTHALATE
DCPDDICYCLOPENTADIENE
DEDIOTAMACEOUS EARTH
DEADIELECTRIC ANALYSIS
DETDADIETHYLTOLUENEDIAMINE
DMADYNAMIC MECHANICAL ANALYSIS
DSCDIFFERENTIAL SCANNING ANALYSIS
DMTDIMETHYL ESTER OF TEREPHTHALATE
DWVDRAIN, WASTE, VENT (PIPE GRADE)
EAAETHYLENE ACRYLIC ACID
EBELECTRON BEAM
EBAETHYLENE BUTYL ACRYLATE
ECETHYL CELLULOSE
ECTFEETHYLENE-CHLOROTRIFLUOROETHYLENE COPOLYMER
EEAETHYLENE-ETHYL ACRYLATE
EGETHYLENE GLYCOL
EMAETHYLENE-METHYL ACRYLATE
EMAAETHYLENE METHACRYLIC ACID
EMACETHYLENE-METHYL ACRYLATE COPOLYMER
EMCELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
EMIELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE
EMPPELASTOMER MODIFIED POLYPROPYLENE
EnBAETHYLENE NORMAL BUTYL ACRYLATE
EPEPOXY RESIN, ALSO ETHYLENE-PROPYLENE
EPAENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
EPDMETHYLENE-PROPYLENE TERPOLYMER RUBBER
EPMETHYLENE-PROPYLENE RUBBER
EPSEXPANDABLE POLYSTYRENE
ESCRENVIRONMENTAL STRESS CRACK RESISTANCE
ESIETHYLENE-STYRENE COPOLYMERS
ETEENGINEERING THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERS
ETFEETHYLENE -TETRAFLUOROETHYLENE COPOLYMER
ETPENGINEERING THERMOPLASTICS
EVA(C)POLETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE
EVOHPOLETHYLENE-VINYL ALCOHOL COPOLYMERS
FDAFOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FEPFLUORINATED ETHYLENE PROPYLENE COPOLYMERS
FPVCFLEXIBLE POLYVINYL CHLORIDE
FRFLAME RETARDANT
FRPFIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC
GIMGAS INJECTION MOLDING
GITGAS INJECTION TECHNIQUE
GMT(P)GLASS MAT REINFORCED THERMOPLASTICS
GPCGEL PERMEATION CHROMOTOGRAPHY
GPPSGENERAL PURPOSE POLYSTYRENE
GRPGLASS FIBER REINFORCED PLASTICS
GTPGROUP TRANSFER POLYMERIZATION
HALSHINDERED AMINE LIGHT STABILIZER
HASHINDERED AMINE STABILIZERS
HBBRINELL HARDNESS NUMBER
HCFCHYDROCHLOROFLUOROCARBONS
HCRHEAT-CURED RUBBER
HDIHEXAMETHYLENE DIISOCYANATE
HDPEHIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
HDTHEAT DEFLECTION TEMPERATURE
HFCHYDROFLUOROCARBONS
HIPSHIGH-IMPACT POLYSTYRENE
HMDIDIISOCYANATO DICYCLOHEXYLMETHANE
HMWHIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT
HNPHIGH NITRILE POLYMER
IMINJECTION MOLDING
IMCIN-MOLD COATING
IMDIN-MOLD DECORATION
IPIISOPHORONE DIISOCYANATE
IVINTRINSIC VISCOSITY
LCPLIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMERS
LIMLIQUID INJECTION MOLDING
LDPELOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
LLDPELINEAR LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
LPLOW-PROFILE RESIN
MAPMODIFIED ATMOSPHERE PACKAGING
MbOCA3, 3'-DICHLORO-4, 4-DIAMINO-DIPHENYLMETHANE
MBSMETHACRYLATE-BUTADIENE-STYRENE
MCMETHYL CELLULOSE
MDIMETHYLENE DIPHENYLENE DIISOCYANATE
MEKPMETHYL ETHYL KETONE PEROXIDE
MFMELAMINE FORMALDEHYDE
MFIMELT FLOW INDEX
MISMANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
M LLDPEMETALLOCENE LLDPE
MMAMETHYL METHACRYLATE
MPEMETALLOCENE POLYETHYLENES
MPFMELAMINE-PHENOL-FORMALDEHYDE
M PPMETALLOCENE PP
MPRMELT-PROCESSABLE RUBBER
MRPMANUFACTURING REQUIREMENT PLANNING
MWDMOLECULAR WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION
NBRNITRILE RUBBER
NDINAPHTHALENE DIISOCYANATE
NDTNONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING
NRNATURAL RUBBER
ODPOZONE DEPLETING POTENTIAL
OFSORGANOFUNCTIONAL SILANES
OPETORIENTED POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
OPPORIENTED POLYPROPYLENE
O-TPVOLEFINIC THERMOPLASTIC VULCANIZATE
OEMORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURER
OSAOLEFIN-MODIFIED STYRENE-ACRYLONITRILE
PAPOLYAMIDE
PAEKPOLYARYLETHERKETONE
PAIPOLYAMIDE IMIDE
PANPOLYACRYLONITRILE
PBPOLYBUTYLENE
PBAPHYSICAL BLOWING AGENT
PBANPOLYBUTADIENE-ACRYLONITRILE
PBIPOLYBENZIMIDAZOLE
PBNPOLYBUTYLENE NAPHTHALATE
PBSPOLYBUTADIENE STYRENE
PBTPOLYBUTYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
PCPOLYCARBONATE
PCCPRECIPITATED CALCIUM CARBONATE
PCDPOLYCARBODIIMIDE
PCRPOST-CONSUMER RECYCLATE
PCTPOLYCYCLOHEXYLENEDIMETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
PCTACOPOLYESTER OF CHDM AND PTA
PCTFEPOLYCHLOROTRIFLUOROETHYLENE
PCTGGLYCOL-MODIFIED PCT COPOLYMER
PEPOLYETHYLENE
PEBAPOLYETHER BLOCK POLYAMIDE
PECCHLORINATED POLYETHYLENE
PEDT3, 4 POLYETHYLENE DIOXITHIOPHENE
PEEKPOLYETHERETHERKETONE
PEIPOLYETHER IMIDE
PEKPOLYETHERKETONE
PELPERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LEVEL
PEKEKKPOLYETHERKETONEETHERKETONEKETONE
PENPOLYETHYLENE NAPHTHALATE
PESPOLYETHER SULFONE
PETPOLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
PETGPET MODIFIED WITH CHDM
PFPHENOL FORMALDEHYDE
PFAPERFLUOROALKOXY RESIN
PIPOLYIMIDE
PIDPROPORTIONAL, INTEGRAL, DERIVATIVE
PIBIBUTYL RUBBER
PIMPOWDER INJECTION MOLDING
PLCPROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLER
PMDIPOLYMERIC METHYLENE DIPHENYLENE DIISOCYANATE
PMMAPOLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE
PMPPOLYMETHYLPENTENE
POPOLYOLEFINS
POMPOLYACETAL
PPPOLYPROPYLENE
PPAPOLYPHTHALAMIDE
PPCCHLORINATED POLYPROPYLENE
PPEPOLYPHENYLENE ETHER, MODIFIED
ppmPARTS PER MILLION
PPOPOLYPHENYLENE OXIDE
PPSPOLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE
PPSUPOLYPHENYLENE SULFONE
PSPOLYSTYRENE
PSUPOLYSULFONE
PTAPURIFIED TEREPHTHALIC ACID
PTFEPOLYTETRAFLUOROETHYLENE
PUPOLYURETHANE
PURPOLYURETHANE
PVCPOLYVINYL CHLORIDE
PVCAPOLYVINYL CHLORIDE ACETATE
PVDAPOLYVINYLIDENE ACETATE
PVDCPOLYVINYLIDENE CHLORIDE
PVDFPOLYVINYLIDENE FLUORIDE
PVFPOLYVINYL FLUORIDE
PVOHPOLYVINYL ALCOHOL
QMCQUICK MOLD CHANGE
RFIRADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE
RHDPERECYCLED HIGH DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
RIMREACTION INJECTION MOLDING
RPETRECYCLED POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE
RTDRESISTANCE TEMPERATURE DETECTOR
RTMRESIN TRANSFER MOLDING
RTVROOM TEMPERATURE VULCANIZING
SISILICONE PLASTIC
SANSTYRENE ACRYLONITRILE COPOLYMER
SBSTYRENE BUTADIENE COPOLYMER
SBCSTYRENE BLOCK COPOLYMER
SBRSTYRENE BUTADIENE RUBBER
SMASTYRENE MALEIC ANHYDRIDE
SMCSHEET MOLDING COMPOUND
SMC-CSMC-CONTINUOUS FIBERS
SMC-DSMC-DIRECTIONALLY ORIENTED
SMC-RSMC-RANDOMLY ORIENTED
SPCSTATISTICAL PROCESS CONTROL
SQCSTATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL
SRIMSTRUCTURAL REACTION INJECTION MOLDING
TATEREPHTHALIC ACID
TDITOLUENE DIISOCYANATE
TEOTHERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMERIC OLEFIN
TGATHERMOGRAVIMETRIC ANALYSIS
TLCPTHERMOPLASTIC LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYMER
TMATHERMOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS
TMCTHICK MOLDING COMPOUND
T/NTEREPHTHALATE/ NAPHTHALATE
TPATEREPHTHALIC ACID
TPTHERMOPLASTIC
TPETHERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER
TPOTHERMOPLASTIC OLEFINS
TPUTHERMOPLASTIC POLYURETHANE
TPVTHERMOPLASTIC VULCANIZATE
TSTHERMOSET
TWATIME-WEIGHTED AVERAGE
UFUREA FORMALDEHYDE
UHMWULTRAHIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT
ULDPEULTRALOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
UPUNSATURATED POLYESTER RESIN
URURETHANE
UVULTRAVIOLET
VA(C)VINYL ACETATE
VCVINYL CHLORIDE
VDCVINYLIDENE CHLORIDE
VLDPEVERY LOW-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE
VOCVOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
ZNCZIEGLER-NATTA CATALYST