Cotton

Cotton

Source International – Cotton Worldwide cotton production and international cotton trade The world’s largest producers of cotton currently are India, USA, China, Brazil, Pakistan, Turkey, Africa, and Austrailia with total international trade estimated to...
Polystyrene

Polystyrene

Source International Manufacturing Learning Center Polystyrene Polystyrene (PS) is a synthetic polymer derived from the monomer styrene. This comparatively inexpensive plastic resin can be found in solid or foam form, and it is one of the most widely used plastics in...
Polypropylene

Polypropylene

Source International Manufacturing Learning Center Polypropylene Polypropylene (PP) is a thermoplastic polymer which is sometimes referred to as polypropene. Its resistance to acids, bases, and a plethora of chemical solvents makes it an ideal candidate for use in a...
POM – Polyoxymethylene

POM – Polyoxymethylene

Source International Manufacturing Learning Center POM – Polyoxymethylene POM – Polyoxymethylene is an engineering grade thermoplastic used in the manufacture of parts and components requiring high durability, low friction, and superior stability. This...
Polyester

Polyester

Source International – Manufacturing Materials – Learning Center Polyester Polyester is a category of polymers which can either be thermoplastic or thermoset; however, the vast majority of common Polyesters are thermoplastic. This material makes up about...