SLAB

Slab

Made from a broad range of resins, Westlake Plastics extruded and compression molded sheet can be run at various thicknesses and trimmed to size to meet your application requirements. Material stability, sheet size, yield versus cost, and surface finish are all factors to consider when choosing extrusion versus compression molded sheets. (from 0.250” to 6” thick depending on the material)

  • Absylux (ABS)

    ABSYLUX

    Absylux (ABS)

    Absylux Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) is an economical all-purpose product exhibiting excellent dimensional stability, especially as compression molded (a proprietary Westlake Plastics process). ABS is an excellent option for structural low temperature applications and prototyping parts where low volumes and easy machining are required. It can also be painted and is easy to bond with adhesives.

    See More
  • Absylux CN-P (ABS)

    ABSYLUX CNP

    Absylux CN-P (ABS)

    Absylux CN-P is a carbon-filled Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) offering excellent value by combining a high degree of surface and volume conductivity with excellent dimensional stability. This material is considered where protection is needed for highly sensitive electronic circuitry or to minimize static discharge or in flammable environments where static discharge or arcing could cause a fire or explosion.

    See More
  • Absylux FR (FR ABS)

    ABSYLUX FR

    Absylux FR (FR ABS)

    Absylux FR is Flame Retardant Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS). Absylux is an economical all-purpose fire-retardant product (UL 94V0 capable down to 0.625” thick) exhibiting excellent dimensional stability for structural low temperature applications, prototyping parts where low volumes and easy machining are required. It can also be painted and is easy to bond with adhesives.

    See More
  • Absylux SD-A (ABS)

    ABSYLUX SDA

    Absylux SD-A (ABS)

    Absylux SD-A is a Static Dissipative Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS). 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 a concern.

    See More
  • Ardel PAR

    ARDEL

    Ardel PAR

    Stock shapes extruded from Ardel Polyarylate (PAR) resin are specifically formulated to endure the damaging effects of UV light. When exposed to UV light, this unique material undergoes a molecular rearrangement resulting in the formation of a protective layer essentially serves as a UV stabilizer.

    See More
  • Arolux PPS

    AROLUX PPS

    Arolux PPS

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

    See More
  • Cylux C (COC)

    CYLUX C

    Cylux C (COC)

    Cylux C Cyclic Olefin Copolymer (COC) is a unique material combining transparency/optical clarity with chemical resistance and low moisture absorption. This product also is compliant to a number of regulatory standards which makes it ideal as an option for use in the medical devices and food process industries.

    See More
  • Cylux P (COP)

    CYLUX P

    Cylux P (COP)

    Cylux P Cyclic Olefin Homopolymer (COP) is a unique material combining transparency/optical clarity with chemical resistance and low moisture absorption. This product also is compliant to a number of regulatory standards which makes it ideal as an option for use in the medical devices and food process industries.

    See More
  • Ethylux (LDPE)

    ETHYLUX

    Ethylux (LDPE)

    Ethylux Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) is a semi crystalline polyolefin with a lower density and a higher degree of ductility than Ultra Ethylux/HDPE. Ethylux Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) has excellent chemical resistance and low moisture absorption properties. Ethylux Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) is a good candidate for chemical environments, food processing and packaging applications.

    See More
  • Fluorolux (PVDF)

    FLUOROLUX

    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.

    See More
  • 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.

    See More
  • Norylux (PPO)

    NORYLUX

    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.

    See More
  • Pomalux (POMC)

    POMALUX

    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.

    See More
  • Pomalux CN-F (POMC)

    POMALUX CNF

    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.

    See More
  • Pomalux CN-P (POMC)

    POMALUX CNP

    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.

    See More
  • Pomalux SD-A (POMC)

    POMALUX SDA

    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.

    See More
  • Propylux CN-F (PP)

    PROPYLUX CNF

    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.

    See More
  • Propylux CN-P (PP)

    PROPYLUX CNP

    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.

    See More
  • Propylux DS

    PROPYLUX DS

    Propylux DS

    See More
  • Propylux HS (HSPP)

    PROPYLUX HS

    Propylux HS (HSPP)

    Propylux HS shapes are Heat-Stabilized materials made from FDA, USP VI complaint 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.

    See More
  • Propylux SD-A (PP)

    PROPYLUX SDA

    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.

    See More
  • Propylux VF (PP)

    PROPYLUX VF

    Propylux VF (PP)

    Propylux VF is manufactured as a void-free polypropylene (PP) copolymer, having a wide range of usage from chemical resistant manifold applications to machined pump housings. Highly chemically resistant, all Propylux VF sheet and rod products are 100% ultrasonically tested and guaranteed to be free of voids or porosity.

    See More
  • Radel WM (PPSU)

    RADEL WM

    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.

    See More
  • Styron HI (HIPS)

    STYRON HI

    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.

    See More
  • Styron CL (PS)

    STYRON CL

    Styron CL (PS)

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

    See More
  • Tempalux (PEI)

    TEMPALUx

    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.

    See More
  • Tempalux GF20 (PEI)

    TEMPALUX GF20

    Tempalux GF20 (PEI)

    Tempalux GF20 is a 20% glass reinforced amorphous Polyetherimide (PEI) polymer, which offers a combination of useful characteristics, including high dielectric strength, high strength at elevated temperatures, high modulus, and broad chemical resistance. Glass fiber reinforcement provides Tempalux GF20 with improved tensile strength, stiffness and improves dimensional stability.

    See More
  • Tempalux GF30 (PEI)

    TEMPALUX GF30

    Tempalux GF30 (PEI)

    Tempalux GF30 is a 30% glass reinforced amorphous Polyetherimide (PEI) polymer. Tempalux offers a combination of useful characteristics, including high dielectric strength, high strength at elevated temperatures, high modulus, and broad chemical resistance. Glass fiber reinforcement provides Tempalux GF30 with improved tensile strength, stiffness and improves dimensional stability.

    See More
  • Tempalux WM (PEI)

    TAMPALUX WM

    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.

    See More
  • Thermalux PESU

    THERMALUX PES

    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.

    See More
  • Thermalux PPSU

    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.

    See More
  • Thermalux PSU

    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.

    See More
  • TPX (PMP)

    TPX

    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.

    See More
  • Ultra Ethylux (HDPE)

    ULTRAETHYLUX

    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.

    See More
  • Zelux CN-P (PC)

    ZELUX CNP

    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.

    See More
  • Zelux GS (PC)

    ZELUX GS

    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.

    See More
  • Zelux M (PC)

    ZELUX M

    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.

    See More
  • Zelux SD-P (PC)

    ZELUX SD-P

    Zelux SD-P (PC)

    Zelux SD-P is static dissipative Polycarbonate (PC). It is a carbon-powder filled material with resistivity levels in the 107 – 111 ohm/sq. range with high flexural strength and good thermal stability to 270°F. The material is UL94 V-0 capable at 0.030.

    See More
  • Zelux W (PC)

    ZELUX W

    Zelux W (PC)

    Zelux W is a Window grade Polycarbonate (PC) that is optically clear with excellent dimensional stability, toughness, good strength, and stiffness with service temperatures up to 250°F. Zelux W is often used for structural applications when clarity and impact strength are essential including lenses, manifolds, sight glass, and machine guards.

    See More
Expertise
Products
Attributes
Shapes