Made from a broad range of resins, Westlake Plastics extruded rods are used in a wide array of applications across many industries including medical, semiconductor and chemical processing.
(Rod diameters from 0.125” to 15” depending on the material)
  • Absylux (ABS)


    Absylux (ABS)

    Absylux is Westlake Plastics’ family of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS). Absylux is an economical all-purpose engineering plastic exhibiting good dimensional stability, impact strength, and stiffness. Absylux is a popular choice for prototyping parts where low volumes and easy machining are required. Absylux can also be painted and is easy to bond with adhesives. Absylux is FDA Compliant in natural (beige) and black for food applications.

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  • Absylux CN-P (ABS)


    Absylux CN-P (ABS)

    Absylux CN-P is a conductive ABS (carbon powder filled). Surface Resistivity of 10^2–10^6 ohm/sq). Absylux CN-P is is easy to machine and fabricate. Absylux CN-P is an ideal material for structural applications when high impact, strength and stiffness are required. It can be easily thermoformed in thinner gauges and is bondable.

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  • Absylux SD-A (ABS)


    Absylux SD-A (ABS)

    Absylux SD-A is a permanently anti-static Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) with Surface Resistivity of 10^9–10^11 ohm/sq). The material is a non-carbon filled product, available in both natural and black color. It is ideal for protection against static discharge in electronic applications where contamination from potential sloughing of carbon powder would be concern. Absylux SD-A is easy to machine and fabricate.

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  • Ardel PAR


    Ardel PAR

    Stock shapes extruded from Ardel®resin are specifically formulated to endure the damaging effects of UV light. When exposed to UV light, the material undergoes a molecular change resulting in the formation of a protective layer that essentially serves as a UV stabilizer. This inherent UV stability combined with superior retention of optical and mechanical properties make polyarylate an ideal choice for any application where weathering effects could pose a problem.

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  • Arolux PPS


    Arolux PPS

    Arolux Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS) is a high performance semi-crystalline thermoplastic with continuous service temperatures up to 240°C. It offers high surface hardness and rigidity, very good chemical and oxidation resistance, very low water absorption, and is inherently flame-resistant (UL 94: V-0). PPS is a popular choice for structural applications in demanding chemical environments at elevated temperatures.

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  • Fluorolux (PVDF)


    Fluorolux (PVDF)

    Fluorlolux Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) is a material which offers excellent corrosion and chemical resistance at both ambient and elevated temperatures. PVDF is also inherently UV stable, mechanically tough, and abrasion, flame, and smoke resistant.

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  • Kynar 740 (PVDF)

    KYNAR 740

    Kynar 740 (PVDF)

    Westlake’s Kynar 740 stock shapes are made exclusively from Arkema’s Kynar 740 Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) resin. The material is an extremely tough engineering thermoplastic offering excellent corrosion and chemical resistance at both ambient and elevated temperatures.

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  • Lennite (UHMW-PE)


    Lennite (UHMW-PE)

    Lennite ram extruded bar stock is made from GUR® UHMW-PE powder which conforms to ASTM F648 and ISO 5834-1. Lennite ram extruded bar stock conforms to ASTM F648 and ISO 5834-2 and is targeted for use in machining orthopedic implants. GUR® is a registered trademark of the Celanese Corporation.

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  • Norylux (PPO)


    Norylux (PPO)

    Norylux modified Poly Phenylene Oxide (PPO) is a high strength amorphous engineering thermoplastic offers outstanding mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties along with low moisture absorption and low thermal expansion. Westlake Plastics extrudes and compression molds unfilled and flame-retardant products and compression molds glass reinforced and glass/mineral filled products.

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  • Pomalux (POMC)


    Pomalux (POMC)

    Pomalux Polyoxymethylene (POMC) is a high-performance acetal copolymer used for a wide range of applications. Pomalux has good chemical and high-temperature resistance. Pomalux has good wear resistance and low frictional characteristics. Pomalux a good candidate for a wide range of structural and mechanical components that carry or transmit loads in dry or wet environments.

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  • Pomalux CN-F (POMC)


    Pomalux CN-F (POMC)

    Pomalux CN-F is conductive acetal copolymer that contains non-sloughing carbon-fibers providing surface resisitivity of 102 – 106 ohms/sq and enhanced mechanical characteristics such as strength and stiffness.

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  • Pomalux CN-P (POMC)


    Pomalux CN-P (POMC)

    Pomalux CN-P is a conductive acetal co-polymer. It is a carbon powder-filled material offering consistent surface and volume conductivity. Additional properties of note include dimensional stability, strength, stiffness, and chemical resistance.

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  • Pomalux SD-A (POMC)


    Pomalux SD-A (POMC)

    Pomalux SD-A is non-carbon-filled, permanently antistatic acetal co-polymer, which is non-migratory and non-humidity dependent. Natural in color, this material offers enhanced lubricity, provides superior wear resistance, and ease of machining. Exhibiting low outgassing and non-sloughing characteristics, it is optimal for applications where carbon sloughing cannot be accepted.

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  • Propylux CN-F (PP)


    Propylux CN-F (PP)

    Propylux CN-F is conductive polypropylene containing non-sloughing, carbon fiber with surface resisitivity of 102 – 106 ohms/sq. The product offers good chemical resistance, high strength and stiffness, and good temperature resistance to 250°F. This material is light weight, easily machined and fabricated.

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  • Propylux CN-P (PP)


    Propylux CN-P (PP)

    Propylux CN-P is a conductive polypropylene. It is a carbon powder filled, lightweight material with good chemical resistance, has low water absorption. Propylux is approximately 30% lighter weight than Pomalux.

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  • Propylux HS2 (HSPP)


    Propylux HS2 (HSPP)

    Propylux HS2 is Heat-Stabilized Sheet made from FDA, USP VI compliant polypropylene resin. Its broad chemical resistance, low moisture absorption, hydrolysis resistance, and toughness make it ideal for medical and life science applications. Suitable sterilization methods include steam autoclaving, EtO gas, and cold sterilization. Product is fully lot traceable.

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  • Propylux SD-A (PP)


    Propylux SD-A (PP)

    Propylux SD-A is non-carbon-filled, permanently anti-static polypropylene (PP). Propylux SD-A exhibits extremely low out-gassing, is non-sloughing, and acceptable for use in clean room environments. In addition, it is light weight, weldable, easily machined, and available in natural, camel, and black colors.

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  • Radel WM (PPSU)


    Radel WM (PPSU)

    Westlake’s Radel® WM stock shapes are made exclusively from Solvay’s Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU). Its regulatory compliance profile, and lot traceability make it ideal for use in medical and life science applications. Sterilization methods include EtO gas, radiation, steam autoclaving, dry heat, and cold sterilization.

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  • Styron HI (HIPS)


    Styron HI (HIPS)

    Stryon HI is High Impact Polystryene HIPS. It is a low-cost plastic material that is easy to machine and fabricate. Stryon HI is often specified for low strength structural applications when impact resistance, machinability, and low cost are required.

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  • Styron CL (PS)


    Styron CL (PS)

    Stryon CL is clear polystyrene. It is often used in products that require clarity, such as food packaging and laboratory ware.

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  • Tempalux (PEI)


    Tempalux (PEI)

    Tempalux Polyetherimide (PEI) is an amorphous material offering a combination of useful characteristics, including high dielectric strength, high strength at elevated temperatures (up to 180C for extended periods of time), high modulus, and broad chemical resistance. Tempalux is inherently flame resistant with low smoke emission. The material displays property retention and resistance to environmental stress cracking when exposed to a wide variety of chemicals.

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  • Tempalux WM (PEI)


    Tempalux WM (PEI)

    Tempalux WM is Westlake Plastics’ medical grade of polyetherimide (PEI). This material is FDA, USP VI and ISO-10993 compliant. Its regulatory compliance profile and lot traceability make it ideal for use in medical and life science applications. Sterilization methods include EtO gas, radiation, steam autoclaving, dry heat and cold sterilization.

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  • Thermalux PESU


    Thermalux PESU

    Thermalux Polyethersulfone (PESU) An amber colored, semi-transparent, high performance engineering thermoplastic that combines good chemical resistance with a high heat deflection temperature (204°C / 399°F), making it a good fit for food service applications. This resin is also inherently flame retardant for use in electronic components and testing devices.

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  • Thermalux PPSU


    Thermalux PPSU

    Thermalux Polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) is a high performance engineering thermoplastic that offers a superior combination of high performance properties that include excellent thermal stability (HDT of 207°C / 405°F), outstanding toughness, and good environmental stress cracking resistance.

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  • Thermalux PSU


    Thermalux PSU

    Thermalux Polysulfone (PSU) is an amber colored, semi-transparent, heat-resistant, high performance engineering thermoplastic that offers higher heat resistance and better hydrolytic stability than polycarbonate (PC). It retains its good mechanical properties when exposed to steam and other sterilization techniques.

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  • TPX (PMP)


    TPX (PMP)

    TPX Polymethylpentene (PMP) is a crystalline thermoplastic offering a unique combination of a very low-density value (0.82 g/cc), permeability, heat resistance and releasability (very low surface tension). TPX has outstanding low-dielectric properties which makes it an excellent candidate for high-frequency applications. TPX is an excellent choice for items that require steam sterilization.

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  • Ultra Ethylux (HDPE)


    Ultra Ethylux (HDPE)

    Ultra Ethylux High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) is one of the most widely utilized thermoplastics due to its relative low cost, weight/density, and range of properties. Although not recommended for high load, Westlake Plastics offers a normalized grade which enhances stress relief characteristics for applications requiring more extensive machining.

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  • Zelux CN-P (PC)


    Zelux CN-P (PC)

    Zelux CN-P is a conductive Polycarbonate (PC) utilizing carbon powder with surface resistivity dry 105 – 107 ohm/sq.. Zelux CN-P has low outgassing properties, high flexural strength and good thermal stability to 270°F. CN-P is UL94 V-0 rated at 0.030″ and is thermoformable in thinner gauges (0.010" – 0.060") and is easily machined.

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  • Zelux GS (PC)


    Zelux GS (PC)

    Zelux GS is extruded with polycarbonate resin designed for gamma and e-beam sterilization. Product exhibits excellent impact resistance and good strength and stiffness up to 120°C.   The polycarbonate resin meets the requirements of USP VI and ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards.  Suitable sterilization methods include gamma, e-beam, EtO, and limited cycle autoclaving. Extruded product is fully lot traceable.

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  • Zelux M (PC)


    Zelux M (PC)

    Zelux M is a Machine grade Polycarbonate (PC). Zelux M offers excellent dimensional stability, toughness, strength, and rigidity, with service temperatures up to 250°F. This material has good insulating properties and is flame resistant.  Zelux is easy to fabricate, paint, and glue.

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