HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)

HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) is a versatile and cost-effective material that is formed from tough polystyrene High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) film is known to be one of the most versatile and economical plastic film substrates.

Markets / Industries: Graphics / Print, Food and Beverage, Packaging, Medical Device / Diagnostic Strips

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Product Description

HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene) is a versatile and cost-effective material that is formed from tough polystyrene. PolymerFilms offers a full line of HIPS film products from world-leading producers like Primex Plastics and Spartech. It is offered in a matte texture with white coloring. HIPS film is can easily be thermoformed and is 100% recyclable. HIPS material is known for its hardness, and inherent moisture barrier properties. It is most commonly seen in the Food and Beverage and Packaging industries.

 

HIPS film is well suited for applications that require stiffness such as auto parts, electronics, laptop casings, soft drink cups, plastic cutlery, yogurt cups, and more.

Product Applications

  • Automobile parts
  • Electronics
  • Laptop casings
  • Soft drink cups
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Yogurt cups
  •  Appliance components
  • Instrument panels
  • Gasoline tanks
  • Computer housings
  • Refrigerator / freezer liners
  • Petri dishes
  • Waste canisters

Product Markets

Product Options

Available Gauges Available Forms
.010mm – .030mm Sheet, Roll

Conversion Abilities

  • Slitting
  • Sheeting
  • Guillotining
  • Annealing
  • Custom Packaging & Labeling

Colors

  • White Matte
  • Opaque White

Finishes / Textures

  • Matte / Matte

No Mask

Product Properties

Excellent impact resistance

Can be painted

Can be molded easily

Good dimensional stability

Thermoformable

Easy to fabricate

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