What is PETG?

Durable. Virtually unbreakable. Affordable. Polyethylene terephthalate, commonly referred to as PETG or PET-G, is a thermoplastic polyester with remarkable chemical resistance, durability and excellent manufacturing moldability. Because of its low molding temperature, PETG can be easily vacuum and pressure molded as well as heat bent. This makes it very popular for consumer and commercial applications […]

Is there a difference between PET/APET/PETG?

There is no difference between PET and APET plastic. PET is a polyester, chemically known as polyethylene terephthalate. PET can be made from polymers arranged in two main ways; amorphous or crystalline. In fact, with one major exception, everything you touch is amorphous. Microwave food trays, when made from PET, are made from C-PET (crystalline […]

Little Known Facts about PET Plastics

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is actually polyester. When PET is used in bottles, containers and other applications, it is called PET or PET resin. When PET is used as a fiber, it is often referred to as polyester. The PET bottle was invented by Nathaniel C. Wyeth, a DuPont engineer and brother of American painter Andrew […]