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Polybutylene (PB) Plastics

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Polybutylene plastic resins are flexible, linear polyolefins offering a unique combination of properties. They are produced from 1-butene as homopolymers and as copolymers with ethylene. Some of their important characteristics are: excellent resistance to creep at room and elevated temperatures; good toughness (high-impact strength, high tear strength, high puncture resistance); and exceptional resistance to environmental stress cracking. Other important advantages include good moisture barrier properties, excellent electrical insulation characteristics, and resistance to most chemical environments.

PBT - Polybutylene terephthalate is sold in the form of filled and reinforced compounds for engineering applications. Its uses include appliances, automotive, electrical / electronic, materials handling, and consumer products.

Applications: Most important commercial application for this plastic is in plumbing pipe for residential and commercial use. Large-diameter polybutylene pipe is used for transporting abrasive fluids. The material's abrasion resistance also is put to use in sheet form for vessel and chute linings.

Polybutylene Plastics Available

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
PBT Valox 553 prime black 6,751 lbs Southeast
PBT Celanex 3200-2 15% GF prime natural 11,012 lbs Southeast
PBT Valox 451E regrind black 7000 lbs Southeast
PBT Valox 430-BK1066 virgin black 2200 lbs Midwest
PBT BASF Ultradur B-4300 g6 (30%GF) prime natural 5500 lbs Midwest
PBT GE Valox 735 regrind black 8000 lbs MW, NE
PBT GE Valox 508 prime black 4000 lbs MW, NE
PBT PBT DR48 BK 1066 regrind black 5000 lbs Northeast

Polybutylene Plastics Wanted

Type Material Name Grade Number Form Color Quantity Area
PBT Valox 414 regrind natural any all