The world of thermoplastics is undoubtedly a complex one, and with so many different varieties available it can be hard to know where to start.

Thermoplastics come in all different shapes, sizes, thicknesses and finishes and here at Eagle Plastics, we are proud to supply some of the most versatile of thermoplastics available.


What are thermoplastics?

Thermoplastics are a type of material – commonly a plastic polymer – that becomes soft when heated up, and hardens when it cools down.

Thermoplastics are popular to use because they can go through the heating up and cooling down process without their properties being impacted, whilst melted, they become mouldable and can therefore be re-shaped and re-sized.

Every thermoplastic has a range of different properties and features, which make each of them ideal for specific applications and environments.

Some thermoplastics are perfect for electronic applications, where others make great materials for toy manufacturing, however whatever the purpose, there will almost always be a thermoplastic to fit the job.


Thermoplastics at Eagle Plastics

Here at Eagle Plastics, we have a wide range of thermoplastics to choose from all of which differ in their properties and ideal applications.

We can cater to many different industries including the agricultural, marketing, automotive, and hospitality industries and we strive to continue expanding our stock to meet more and more requirements.

From ABS and Polycarbonate to PETG and Acrylic, our thermoplastics are high in quality and value, and sold at extremely competitive prices.

Although we stock many different sheet plastics, our HIPS sheet plastic is particularly popular choice from our customers.


HIPS Sheet Plastic

HIPS sheet plastic, often known as high impact polystyrene, is one of the most versatile and durable thermoplastics available.

It is a rubber-modified form of General Purpose Polystyrene and exhibits extremely high impact strength. High impact polystyrene sheeting can be easily fabricated and moulded, which makes it ideal for many different applications including POS Displays and uses within the automotive industry. High impact polystyrene sheet material is aesthetically pleasing, very formable and can be painted very easily due to its amorphous properties.

Here at Eagle Plastics, we are proud to offer HIPS sheet plastic in plenty of different sizes and thicknesses, however if you are looking for something more specific, our bespoke service is also on hand too.


Call Us Today!

To find out more about HIPS sheet plastic at Eagle Plastics, call us today on 0116 276 6363. Alternatively, you can visit our website at high impact polystyrene.

If you have found this blog helpful, you may wish to read our previous blog on ABS Sheet UK Requirements.