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Commodity plastics

Commodity plastics are plastics that are used in high volume and wide range of applications, such as film for packaging, photographic and magnetic tape, beverage and trash containers and a variety of house hold products where mechanical properties and service environments are not critical. Such plastics exhibit relatively low mechanical properties and of low cost. Examples of commodity plastics are polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, polyvinyl chloride, polymethyl methacrylate, polyethylene terephthalate and more.

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