Abbreviation Full Name Polymer
ABS Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene
ABS/PC Alloy - Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene / Polycarbonate
AEM Acrylic Ethylene Rubber
AES Acrylonitrile-Ethylene-Propylene Elastomer-Styrene
ASA Acrylate-Styrene-Acrylonitrile
ASA/PC Alloy - Acrylate-Styrene-Acrylonitrile  / Polycarbonate
BDS Butadiene-Styrene Block Copolymer
BMC Bulk Moulding Compound
BOPP Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene
BR Butadiene Rubber
CA Cellulose Acetate
CAB Cellulose Acetate-Butyrate
CAP Celluse Acetate Propionate
CE Cellulose
CMC Carboxymethyl Celluse
CN Cellulose Nitrate
CP Cellulose Propionate
CPE Chlorotrifluoro Ethylene Copolymer
CR Polychloroprene
CSM Chlorosulphonated Polyethylene (Rubber)
DMC Dough Moulding Compound
EPDM Ethylene-Propylene-Diene Monomer (Elastomer)
EPS Expanded Polystyrene
EVA Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
EVOH Ethylene Vinyle Achol
FEP Fluorinated Ethylene-Propylene
FKM Fluroelastomer
GMT Glass Mat Thermoplastic
GPPS General Purpose Polystyrene
HCR High Consistency Rubber - Silicone
HDPE High Density Polyethylene
HEMA Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate Polymer
HIPS High Impact Polystyrene
HTV High Temperature Vulcanized Silicone Rubber
LCP Liquid Crystal Polymer
LDPE Low Density Polyethylene
LLDPE Linear Low Density Polyethylene
LSR Liquid Silicone Rubber
MBS Methacrylate-Butadiene-Styrene Terpolymer
MDPE Medium Density Polyethylene
MF Melamine Formaldehyde
NBR Nitrile Rubber = Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber
NR Natural Rubber
OPP Oriented Polypropylene
PA 1010 Polyamide10/10
PA 11 Polyamide 11
PA 12 Polyamide12
PA 46 Polyamide 4/6
PA 6 66 610 Multi Polymer Polyamide Alloyed PA6,  PA66 And PA6/10
PA 6 Polyamide 6
PA 610 Polyamide 6/10
PA 66 Polyamide 6/6
PA 666 Polyamide 66/6
PA 6/12 Polyamide 6/12
PAA Polaryl Amide
PAI Polyamide Imide
PARA Polyarylamide
PB Polybutylene
PBT Polybutylene Terephthalate
PC Polycarbonate
PC/PBT Alloy - Polycarbonate / Polybutylene Terephthalate
PDMS Poly Dimethyl Siloxane
PE Polyethylene
PEBA Polyether Block Amide
PEEK Polyetheretherketone
PEEL Polyester Elastomer (TEEE)
PEI Polyester Imide
PEK Polyetherketone
PES Polyether Sulphone
PET Polyethylene Terephthalate
PET-G PET - Copolymer
PET-m Modified Polyethylene Terephthalate
PFA Perfluoro Alkoxyl Alkane
PHB Polyhydroxybutyrate
PI Polyimide
PMMA Polymethyl Methacrylate
POE Polyolefin Elastomers
POM-C Polyoxymethylene - Copolymer
POM-H Polyoxymethylene - Homopolymer
PPA Polyphthalamide - PA 6T/XT, PA 6T/66 PA 6I/6T
PPC Polyphthalate Carbonate
PP-C Polypropylene Copolymer
PPE Polyphenylene Ether
PP-H Polypropylene Homopolymer
PP-M Modified Polypropylene Compound
PPO Polyphenylene Oxide
PP-RC Polypropylene Random Copolymer
PPS Polyphenylene Sulphide
PPSS Polyphenylene Sulphide Sulphone
PS Polystyrene
PSU Polysulphone
PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene
PUR Polyurethane
PVA Polyvinyl Acetate
PVB Polyvinyl Butytral (Butyrate)
PVC Polyvinyl Chloride
PVCC Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride
PVCP Polyvinyl Chloride Plasticised
PVCU Polyvinyl Chloride Unplasticised
PVDC Polyvinylidene Chloride
PVDF Polyvinylidene Flouride
PVF Polyvinylflouride
PVOH Polyvinyl Alcohol
RTV Room Temperature Vulcanized Silicone Rubber
SAN Styrene Acrylonitrile
SBR Styrene Butadiene Rubber
SBS Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (Block Copolymer)
SEBS Styrene-Ethylene-Butadiene-Styrene
SMA Styrene Maleic Anhydride
SMC Sheet Moulding Compond
TEEE Thermoplastic Elastomer, Ether-Ester
TPE Thermoplastic Elastomer
TPO Thermoplastic Olefin
TPR Thermoplatic Rubber
TPS Toughened Polystyrene = HIPS
TPSIV Thermplastic Silicone Vulcanate
TPU Thermoplastic Polyurethane
TPV Thermoplastic Vulcanate
TPX* Polymethyl Pentene Copolymer
UF Urea Formaldehyde
UHMWPE Ultra High Molecular Weight PE
XLPE Cross-Linked Polyethylene