Inserts for Plastic


The main considerations governing insert selection are: type of plastic, installation method and insert performance. The filters below will assist the specifier in choosing the best insert for a given application. Additionally, custom inserts can be designed to suit specific requirements. Contact PENCOM to speak with a technical representative.


Installation Materials

Amorphous Thermoplastics
  • PC (Polycarbonate)
  • Acrylic
  • PETG (Polyethylene Terephthalate Glycol)
  • ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
  • Polysulfone
Thermoplastics – Soft
  • HDPE (High-density Polyethylene)
  • PE (Polyethylene)
  • PP (Polypropylene)
Thermoplastics – Medium
  • ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
  • Nylon (Polyamide)
  • POM (Acetal)
  • PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)
Thermoplastics – Hard
  • Filled Nylon (Filled Polyamide)
  • PBT (Polybutylene Terephthalate)
  • PC/ABS Blend (Polycarbonate/ Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene)
  • PPS (Polyphenlyene Sulfied)
Thermoplastic Foams
  • PP (Polypropylene)
  • PE (Polyethylene)
  • Polystyrene
  • PC (Polycarbonate)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Polylactic Acid
Thermosetting Polyester
  • BMC (Bulk Molding Compound)
  • DMC (Dough Molding Compound)
  • SMC (Sheet Molding Compound)
Thermosetting Foam
  • PU (Polyurethane)
  • PF (Phenol-formaldehyde)
  • UF (Urea-formaldehyde)
Thermosetting – Other
  • Phenolic
  • Ureas
  • Tufnol
  • Rigid polyurethane
  • Epoxy resins
  • Vinyl esthers