Plastic Material: Summary

Full Name Also known as Abbrev.
Acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene - ABS
Cellulose acetate - CA
Cellulose acetate-butyrate - CAB
Cresol-formaldehyde - CF
Carboxymethl cellulose Cellulose Gum CMC
Cellulose nitrate - CN
Cellulose propionate - CP
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride Chlorinated poly CPVC
Casein - CS
Ethyl cellulose ethoce Ethyl cellulose EC
Epoxy Epoxide, Polyepoxide EP
Perfluoro ethylene-propylene Perfluoro ethylene-propylene copolymer FEP
Melamine-formaldehyde Melamine MF
Polyamide Nylon, NY PA
Poly (acrilic acid) - PAA
Polyacrylonitrile - PAN
Polybutadiene-acrylonitrile Polybutadiene—acrylic acid—acrylonitrile terpolymer PBAN
Polybutadiene-styrene Styrene-butadiene rubber, SBR PBS
Polybutylene terephthalate - PBT/PBTP
Polycarbonate - PC
Polymonochlorotrifluoroethylene - PCTFE
Polydially phthalate - PDAP
Polyethylene - PE
Polyethylene terephthalate Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Dacron PET/PETP
Phenol-formaldehyde Phenolic resins PF
Polyisobutylene Butyl rubber, Butyl PIB
Poly (methyl α-chlorocarylate) - PMCA
Poly (methyl methacrylate) Acrilic PMMA
Polyoxymethylene Polyacetal, Acetal, Delrin POM
Polypropylene - PP
Polypropylene oxide Polyphenylene ether, PPE PPO
Polystyrene - PS
Polysurfone - PSF
Polytetrafluoroethylene Teflon PTFE
Polyurethane PU/PUR
Poly(vinyl alcohol) PVOH PVA/PVAL
Poly(vinyl acetate) PVAc PVAC/EVA
Poly(vinyl butyral) - PVB
Poly(vinyl chloride) - PVC
Poly(vinyl chloride-acetate) - PVCA
Poly(vinylidene chloride) Saran PVDC
Poly(vinyl fluoride) - PVF
Poly(vinyl formal) PVFO PVFM
Styrene-acrylonitrile SAN/AS
Styrene-butadiene SBR SB
Silicone plastics Silicone SP/SI
Styrene-rubber plastics - SRP
Urea-formaldehyde Urea-methanal UF
Unsaturated polyester - UP