Plastics Identification

Call: 049 5555500

Polyfab Plastics Ltd

IDA Industrial Estate

Cavan Road


Co Cavan

plastic identification

To aid with
polymer identification for plastic recycling purposes, many plastic product
manufacturers mark their products with a plastics identification marking
system, but this only covers the major plastic groups which are currently being
recycled. Many other plastics types are classed as “Others” in the

If you have any
trouble identifying plastic products, Polyfab would gladly be willing to assist
in identifying the polymers.

Polyethylene Terephthalate

High Density Polyethylene

Polyvinylchloride (PVC)

Low Density Polyethylene



All other resins

If you have surplus plastic materials (scrap / waste,
regrind / reground, compound) of any type available for disposal / recycling
please send us the details and  we
will get back to you as soon as possible, alternatively you can call us now on

049 5555500

Polymer Types

Below is a more detailed list of those other
polymers types. These are all thermoplastics or thermoplastic rubbers and as
such can be recycled. If you need assistance in identifying any plastic waste
that you may have for disposal / recycling or just want to know what we are
prepared to pay for your surplus materials then please contact us now and we
will be more than happy to help

ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene

ASA (Acrylate Styrene Acrylonitrile)

CA (Cellulose Acetate)

EVA (Ethylene Vinyl

EVOH (Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol)

PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene)

PA12 (Polyamide (Nylon) Type 12)

PA66 (Polyamide (Nylon) Type 66)

PBT (Polybutylene Terephthalate)

PC (Polycarbonate)

PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone)

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC-C (Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC-P – (Plasticised Polyvinyl Chloride)

PVC-uPVC (Unplasticised Polyvinly Chloride)

HDPE (High Density Polyethylene)

HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)

LDPE (Low Density Polyethylene)

MDPE (Medium Density Polyethylene)

PA6 (Polyamide (Nylon) Type6)

PA11 (Polyamide (Nylon) Type 11)

PE (Polyethylene)

PMMA (Polymethyl Methacrylate (Acrylic))

POM (Polyoxymethylene (Acetal, Polyformaldehyde)

PPO (Polyphenylene Oxide)

PP (Polypropylene)

PPC (Polypropylene Copolymer)

PPH – Polypropylene Homopolymer

SAN (Stryrene Acrylonitrile Copolymer)

TPE (Thermoplastic Elastomer)

TPO (Thermoplastic Olefin)

TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane)

TPR  (Thermoplastic Rubber)