PRODUCT NOMENCLATURE

IDENTIFYING PRODUCTS

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Material Nomenclature

Material Naming Formula

Trade Name + Resin + Filler(s) + Special Additive Package(s)

Examples:

INLUBE PA66CF20SI2IM   =   Nylon 6/6, 20% carbon fiber, 2% silicone, impact modified
 
INSTRUC PCGF20HFMR   =   Polycarbonate, 20% glass fiber, high flow, mold release

Resins

SAN   Styrene/ Acrylonitrile Copolymer
ABS   Acrylonitrile/ Butadiene/ Styrene
STY   Polystyrene
PP   Polypropylene
PE   Polyethylene
POMC   Acetal Copolymer
POMH   Acetal Homopolymer
PA6   Nylon 6
PA66   Nylon 6/6
PA12   Nylon 12
PA612   Nylon 6/12
PA610   Nylon 6/10
PC   Polycarbonate
PCABS   Polycarbonate/ ABS alloy
PCPBT   Polycarbonate/ PBT alloy
PCPET   Polycarbonate/ PET alloy
PPA   Polyphthalamide
PBT   Polybutylene Terephthalate
PSU   Polysulfone
PPS   Polyphenylene Sulfide
PES   Polyethersulfone
PEI   Polyetherimide
PEEK   Polyetheretherketone
TPE   Thermoplastic Polyester
TPU   Thermoplastic Polyurethane
FP(X)   Fluoropolymer
(ETFE, FEP, PFA, PVDF)

Reinforcements and Fillers

GF Glass Fiber   SI Silicone
CF Carbon Fiber   MIN Mineral
GFM Milled Glass Fiber   BS Barium Sulfate
GB Glass Bead   AS Antistatic Alloy
SS Stainless Steel Fiber   AP Aramid Powder
M2 MoS2   TF PTFE
AF Aramid Fiber      

Special Additive Packages

IM Impact Modified   MR Mold Release
HF High Flow   UV Ultraviolet
VHF Very High Flow   FR Flame Retardant
MD Medical Grade   HS Heat Stabilized
ESG Elevated Specific Gravity

Colors

WTxxx White   RDxxx Red  
BNxxx Brown   GNxxx Green  
BKxxx Black   YLxxx Yellow  
BLxxx Blue