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The plastic products listed on this web site are made from a variety of different plastics, with its own characteristics. Listed below are a short description of each type of plastic along with its symbol to help you identify the type of plastic. All plastic types are recyclable.

 

 

Polypropylene

 

Polypropylene (PP) is one of those most versatile polymers available with applications, both as a plastic and as a fibre, in virtually all of the plastics end-use markets; textiles, stationary, packaging and plastic glasses. Polypropylene can be recycled. Our Flexy-Glass range are manufactured from thin walled Polypropylene and are available in a variety of capacities.

 

 

Polystyrene

 

Polystyrene (PS) is a hard but slightly brittle plastic. It is used for disposable and reusable drinkware. When used for our reusable glassware it is heat resistant up to 100˚c and dishwasher safe up to 100 uses with no noticeable visual detraction. Polystyrene can be recycled. We have a range of disposable thin walled and reusable hard walled polystyrene glassware.

 

 

Polycarbonate

 

Polycarbonate (PC) is avery hard wearing plastic and it is used for Police riot shields and crash helmets as well as plastic glasses. Our polycarbonate glasses are dishwasher safe up to 500 washes with no noticeable visual detraction. They are virtually unbreakable in normal everyday usage and are heat resistant up to 145˚c. Polycarbonate glasses are ideal for usage in pubs and clubs were safety is important. Polycarbonate can be recycled. We have a variety of different shapes and capacities that are manufactured in polycarbonate.

 

 

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