Product Description:

General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS) 1018 is manufactured by continuous mass polymerization of styrene monomer. It has very high molecular weight, high heat grade, high melt strength, good clarity and mechanical strength.


It is recommended for Foamed meat trays, foamed labels. In mixture with high impact Polystyrene for coffee cups, lids. In addition, for insulation board, clamshells for fast food, BOPS sheet and shower screens.

GradeValueUnitTest Method
Melt Flow Rate (200°C/5KG)1.5 – 1.7g/10minASMT D1238
Tensile Strength56-59MpaASTM D638
Flexural modulus3300MpaASTM D790
Charpy impact strength (Unnotched)52Kj/m²ASTM D256
Vicat Softening point @ 50°C/hr,1 kg105ASTM D1525
Izod Impact (Notched)3.5KJ/m²ISO 180

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