Exploring Marine Plastics and Solutions

Exploring Marine Plastics and Solutions


Marine grade plastics are a great way to protect your boat from the elements. Whether it's acrylic, polyurethane, or polycarbonate, these plastics are designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the open sea. They are also designed to be resistant to corrosion, chipping, and ultraviolet rays, making them incredibly reliable for long-term use.

Not only that, but marine grade plastics are lightweight and easy to install, making them perfect for any boat owner. They are also relatively inexpensive and can be custom-made to fit any boat design. Whether you're looking for a new windshield, a protective covering for your boat, or just a way to keep your valuable investment safe, marine grade plastics provide the perfect solution.


  • Tanks (water, chemical, fuel)
  • Fuel Lines
  • Cowls
  • Fairings
  • Fishing rod holders and racks
  • Boat and dock bumpers
  • Pulleys and sheaves
  • Switch board panels
  • Relay Bases
  • Swim Platforms
  • Rudder and stern shaft bearings
  • Deck machinery bushings and linear bearings
  • Pump bearings
  • Cabinetry
  • Grab Rails and handles
  • Decking
  • Gangways and Steps
  • Windows
  • Sealing


  • Acrylic (PMMA)
  • Acrylic-Styrene-Acrylonitrile (ASA)
  • Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)
  • Cellulosics
  • Epoxy
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Ionomer
  • Nylon/Cast Nylon (PA)
  • Phenolic (Industrial Thermosets)
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Polycarbonate/Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (PC/ABS)
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
  • Polyurethane (PU/PUR)

Advantages May Include

  • Lightweight (easier to handle, store and less Stable and rigid
  • Increases hydrodynamics
  • Low moisture absorption
  • Lightweight
  • Flexible, bends without breaking
  • Non-conductive
  • Available in many colors
  • Superior flatness, doesn’t warp or delaminate
  • No painting required
  • Cleans easily
  • Complex, sculpted contours; easy to fabricate
  • Deck machinery bushings and linear bearings
  • Excellent bearing and wear performance
  • Does not rot, swell or splinter

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