Suppliers of highest quality rigid plastic sheet
and rollstock for the Australasian market
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) |  Flight's Styrene is a high impact, rigid, opaque polystyrene and is available in either sheet or roll form. The sheet is ideal for vacuum or pressure forming of lower cost articles as well as fabrication and printing applications. Standard sheet exhibits a semi gloss finish but a high gloss, co-extruded finish is available for sheet up to 10.0mm in gauge.

Flight HIPS is available in:
  • Most colours
  • Five embossing patterns
  • Sheet or roll form
  • Semi gloss or high gloss finish
Physical properties of HIPS
  • Good rigidity and low temperature toughness
  • High elongation and moderately high heat distortion
  • Good heat stability but long term heat exposure can
    cause embrittlement
  • Readily accepts printing in a wide variety of inks

Chemical properties of HIPS
  • Non toxic - USFDA approved for use in food and beverage industry
  • Good resistance to acids, bases, detergents and disinfectants
  • Not recommended for use with aldehydes, aromatic amines, hydrocarbons, esters and ketones
  • Mould and mildew resistant

Common Applications
Food Packaging
Margarine/yoghurt pots, meat trays, berry fruit punnets, plant pots and troughs.

Appliances
Printed, vacuum formed and cold stamped advertising signs, counter
display units.

Sign and Display
Printed, vacuum formed and cold stamped advertising signs, counter display units.
Flight Extruded Plastics  

At Flight we pride ourselves on meeting the challenge of extruding unusual resins and our ability to produce multi layer
co-extruded sheet and foil.
Flight Extruded Plastics specialise in large sheet and rollstock for the manufacturing and mining industries.
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