Standard thermoplastics

Standard thermoplastics are economical and versatile, and include polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polystyrene (PS). You can use these plastics for universal injection moulding and additive processing.

Benefits at a glance


Since they are produced in large quantities, standard thermoplastics are comparatively simple and cost-effective to process.


In conventional injection moulding and industrial additive manufacturing, you can work with a wide variety of materials.


Products made of thermoplastic can be recycled after use and the recyclate obtained industrially (PIR) or from end-user waste (PCR) can be returned to the material cycle.


Depending on the material chosen, thermoplastics can be soft and flexible, but also dimensionally stable. They are suitable for overmoulding cables or producing "hard" water pipes, for example.



If you want to optimise the preparation of your standard thermoplastics, use our THERMOLIFT. It pre-dries your granules and conveys them evenly until they are fed into the injection unit.

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