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Polystyrene Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of polystyrene manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top polystyrene manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any polystyrene company can design, engineer, and manufacture polystyrene to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach polystyrene companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of polystyrene insulation, polystyrene sheets, and polystyrene recycling.

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In addition to polystyrene we also have polypropylene and polyethylene products as well as many others. We are dedicated to maintaining our reputation in providing high quality products and services to a worldwide customer base. We use our years of experience in every business encounter in hopes of turning first time customers into a lifelong connection. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you visit our website today!
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We are well known in the industry for our plastic film with over 80 years of quality experience. We stock a variety of plastic materials that perform at varying heat levels. Our polystyrene products are used in industries like food, medical, mining, agricultural, recreational equipment, and aerospace.
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Our entire operation is driven by our commitment to providing high quality polystyrene to an ever growing customer base worldwide. It is our mission that we are able to provide exceptional customer service to all of our clients in order to keep you coming back to us for all of your plastic related needs. To receive more information on what we may be able to do for you get in touch with our customer service representatives today!
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Polystyrene Manufacturers

Polystyrene is an aromatic polymer commercially derived from the petroleum based monomer, styrene. Abbreviated PS, this particular plastic is ubiquitous in daily life, second in use only to polyethylene. Polystyrene exhibits the same strength as unalloyed aluminum, but is much lighter and offers significantly increased flexibility.

Desirable properties such as good thermal and electrical insulation, resistance to acids, alkalis, oils and alcohols in addition to being lightweight and flexibility, makes polystyrene products a popular and economic choice for a broad array of industries. Packaging, building, construction and architectural design make frequent use of this material. Furthermore, polystyrene is chemically non-reactive, making its use popular in food, medical, biomedical and pharmaceutical industries as well as applications involving the storage of volatile chemicals. Products produced for such uses are often sterilized by irradiation or an ethylene oxide treatment. Electronic housings, compact discs, cutlery, beakers, insulating panels, food trays, packaging products and window panels are just a few of the myriad polystyrene products available to accommodate the broad spectrum of industrial, commercial and residential use. A thermoplastic, PS is pliable when heated and rigid when cold allowing it to be easily recycled and remolded numerous times. As it is non-biodegradable, diligent recycling is essential to diminishing the environmental impact of this plastic material.

The many uses of polystyrene all begin with the same process of joining monomers to create the plastic polymers. Classified as a liquid hydrocarbon, PS is composed of the elements hydrogen and carbon. Through the free-radical polymerization of petroleum or the derivative phenylethene (another name for styrene), and using benzoyl peroxide as the initiator, these hydrocarbon monomers form covalent bonds with phenol groups to create polystyrene. Beyond this point polystyrene can be manufactured in a number of different ways. The most recognizable pre-form of polystyrene is the trade marked extruded foam, Styrofoam. Also available in expanded foam, moldable solids or viscous fluids, polystyrene is supplied to hundreds of different industries in the most applicable pre-form. Injection molding, casting, extrusion and stamping are used to manufacture products from this dimensionally stable material. Polystyrene manufacturers fabricate a diverse range of stock forms which may include plastic rods, plastic sheets, plastic films, pipes, tubes, plates and more. These may be utilized as finished products or can be processed further to satisfy particular specifications. In solid form, polystyrene is a colorless, glass-like rigid material. Polystyrene softens just above 100 degrees Celsius and becomes viscous at 185 degrees Celsius. Different fillers can be added to molten polystyrene during processing to alter porosity, strength, flexibility and thermal capabilities.

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