Product description: General purpose polystyrene GPPS 1038 is manufactured by continuous mass polymerization of styrene monomer. It is a crystal-like , its suitable for use on its own or in blends with impact poly styrene both for extrusion and injection molding. Typical application: It is recommended for manufacture of packaging applications and house hold applications and petri dishes And XPS sheets and plates

General Properties

Category : GPPS
Grade Name : 1038(GPPS1038)
Manufacturer : PETRO PAAK
MFR : 3.1(5k/g)
Density : 0.954
Applications :
Shower cabinet,Disposable cups,Food containers,Pen bodies
Properties Unit Typical value Test Method
Melt flow rate @200°C & 5 kg load g/10min 3.1 D1238
Mechanical properties
Tensile strenght MPa 55 D638
Flexural modulus MPa 3100 D790
Charpy impact strength(un notched) Kj/m² 10 D256
Thermal properties
Vicat softening point @120°C,1 kg(min) oC 101 D1525

Note: All mechanical properties measured under standard conditions 50% RH and 23C.