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High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) |  Flight's Styrene is a high impact, rigid, opaque polystyrene and is available in roll form. Clear HIPS is also available in various blends. The sheet is ideal for vacuum or pressure forming of lower cost articles as well as fabrication and printing applications.

Flight HIPS is available in:
  • All colours
  • Roll form on 3/6" cores
  • Semi gloss finish
  • Antistatic
  • Silicon treated
Physical properties of HIPS
  • Good rigidity and low temperature toughness
  • High elongation and moderately high heat distortion
  • Good heat stability but long term heat exposure can
    cause embrittlement
  • Readily accepts printing in a wide variety of inks

Chemical properties of HIPS
  • Non toxic - USFDA approved for use in food and beverage industry
  • Good resistance to acids, bases, detergents and disinfectants
  • Not recommended for use with aldehydes, aromatic amines, hydrocarbons, esters and ketones
  • Mould and mildew resistant

Common Applications
Food Packaging
Margarine/yoghurt pots, meat trays, berry fruit punnets, plant pots and troughs.

Flight Plastics UK

At Flight we pride ourselves on meeting the challenge of extruding unusual resins and our ability to produce multi layer
co-extruded sheet and foil.
Flight Plastics UK specialise in large sheet and rollstock for the manufacturing industry.
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