PS is clear, glassy, rigid, opaque, semi-touch and softens at 95°C.
PS-E is expanded polystyrene.
HIPS is a polystyrene which is processed with rubber. This manufacturing process produces a highly durable product that can resist high impact use.
Although HIPS is a recyclable plastic, HIPS is not widely recycled throughout the UK.
HIPS is available in a variety of colours: clear, natural or Pantone colour match. Antistatic HIPS is conductive for the electronics industry.