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Whether it’s getting people from New York to LA for a business meeting or a man from the earth to the moon, the aerospace/aircraft or defense manufacturing industry is a high technology industry that produces aircraft, guided missiles, space vehicles, aircraft engines, propulsion units, and related parts. Many aerospace applications require the highest levels of performance in temperature range and strength to weight ratio. Here are some plastics that keep people flying!

Acrylic/PVC Alloy (Kydex®, Boltaron®)
Phenolic (Linen, Canvas, Paper)
PET-P (Tecapet®, Ertalyte®)
Polycarbonate (Makralon®, Tecanat®, Lexan®)
Polyamide-imide (Tecator®, Torlon®)
ABS (Tecaran®)
PBT (Polybutylene terephthalate, Hydex® 4101/41010L)
Acetal (Tecaform®, Delrin®)
Ceramic (Macor®)
Glass Epoxy Laminate G-10/FR-4
Glass Epoxy Laminate G-11/FR-5
Polypropylene (Tecafin®, Proteus®)
Polyurethane (Instantroll®)
PEEK (Polyetheretherketone, Tecapeek®)
Polyetherimide (Ultem® PEI, Tecapei®, Semitron®)
Acrylic (PMMA, Optix®, Plexiglass, Lucite)
Cross-linked Polystyrene (REXOLITE®)
Enhanced PTFE (Rulon®, Fluorosint 207® and 500®)
Glass Melamine Laminate G-9
Glass Silicone Laminate G-7
PETG (Polyethylene Terephtalate Glycol-modified, Vivak®)
PFA (Perfluoroalkoxy)
PBI (Polybenzlmidazole, Celazole®)
Polyimide (Vespel®, Meldin®)
Polymethylpentene (TPX®)
PPS (Polyphenylene Sulfide, Tecatron®, Techtron®, Ryton®)
PPSU (Polyphenylsulfone, Radel® R5500)
Polysulfone (Tecason® S)

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