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PS (hips)

Description

General

High Impact Polystyrene is often mentioned as SB (styrene-butadiene). HIPS is also available as foam and reinforced with glass. Price recycled material 0.68 -0.74 EURO/ kg

Properties

Chemical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
0.4 0.7 % Idemat 2003
0.05 0.6 % Idemat 2003

Electrical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
40 100 kV/mm Idemat 2003
%
V
1.00E+017 Ohm.mm²/m

Manufacturing Properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Mechanical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
42 95 MPa Idemat 2003
27.5 62 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
1040 1050 kg/m³ Idemat 2003
25 60 % Idemat 2003
4 20 MPa Idemat 2003
0.27 5 J/cm Idemat 2003
730 1050 MPa Idemat 2003
26 48 MPa Idemat 2003
MPa
MPa
1800 2500 MPa Idemat 2003

Optical properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources

Thermal properties

Minimum value Maximum value Unit Sources
°C
°C
-40 75 °C Idemat 2003
1340 1465 J/kg.K Idemat 2003
0.12 0.18 W/m.K Idemat 2003
34 70 e-6/K Idemat 2003

Environment

2.8 mPt
0.49 Pt
1200 mELU
3.78 MJ/MJ
100.5 MJ
201.71 kg
0.04 kg
Data from about 10 plants producing 700000 tonne Polystyrene in 1994.

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