PS Sheet Polystyrene (Hips Sheet)

High impact polystyrene is a low cost, tough plastic material that is easy to thermoform and fabricate. It is often used for countertop point-of-purchase displays, banners, and indoor signs. The material can be assembled with mechanical fasteners, solvents, or adhesives. Printable grades of high impact polystyrene can be decorated using a variety of printing methods including screen printing, offset lithography, and flexography.

HIPS sheet is available in a wide variety of colors and textures.
• Low cost
• Easy to paint or print on
• Easy to assemble with adhesives or solvents
• Outstanding thermoforming characteristics
• Good machinability
• High impact strength
• FDA compliant grades available
• Available in a wide variety of colors and textures

• Point-of-purchase displays
• Printed advertising graphics
• Models and prototypes
• Thermoformed machine housings

General Description:


General Description : Polystyrene homopolymer, known as "crystal" polystyrene in the trade, is an amorphous, transparent and colourless commodity thermoplastic that is rigid, relatively hard and brittle. It has good electrical properties, excellent gamma radiation resistance and can be radiation sterilised but has poor chemical and UV resistance. When modified by the incorporation of elastomers, it becomes (high) impact polystyrene or HIPS, which is often opaque. Hence there are a large number of polystyrene grades available commercially.
Applications include housewares, containers, packaging, glazing and light diffusers and, for HIPS, casings, cups, take-out containers and cassette cases. Polystyrene is also widely used as structural foam and expanded into beads for packaging and cushioning.

Skin Pattern
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Flat Pattern
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Fine Pattern
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Sand Pattern
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