HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)

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HIPS (High Impact Polystyrene)

Discover the versatility and cost-effectiveness of High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) at Total Plastics. This amorphous thermoplastic material, also known as PS (Polystyrene), is ideal for various applications due to its excellent forming properties, dimensional stability, impact strength, and rigidity.

Key Features

  • Easy thermoforming into intricate shapes
  • Good dimensional stability and impact strength
  • Versatile and cost-effective
  • FDA compliant for food processing
  • Ideal for signs, displays, and low-strength structural applications

Technical Specifications

HIPS is easily sawed, sheared, punched, vacuum formed, and heat bent. It can be assembled using mechanical fasteners, solvents, or adhesives. Printable grades allow for decoration through various printing methods, including offset lithography, screen-printing, and digital printing.

  • Material: High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)
  • Category: Standard Material
  • Processing: Easy to fabricate, guillotine cut, die-cut, punched
  • Color: Natural (translucent white)
  • Compliance: FDA compliant for food processing


Perfect for:

  • Signs and displays
  • Low-strength structural applications
  • Pre-production prototypes
  • Mounting graphics, such as plotter vinyls/films
Why Choose Total Plastics

At Total Plastics, we provide quality HIPS with excellent dimensional stability, ease of fabrication, and cost-effectiveness. Our HIPS is the preferred choice for lithographic, screen, and digital printers, meeting the demands of diverse applications.

Explore the possibilities with HIPS at Total Plastics – your reliable partner for top-notch plastic solutions.