High Gloss, Impact Resistance and Weatherability

Americhem's Surlyn Reflection Series® stands as a diverse family of high-performance thermoplastic resins, offering a blend of high gloss, impact resistance, and weatherability. These resins, constituting a versatile line of compounds, are the ideal choice for molding parts that demand a durable, aesthetically pleasing finish without the necessity of painting.

Surlyn Reflection Series®

Surlyn Reflection Series®

Surlyn Reflection Series® is widely employed in a range of applications spanning consumer electronics, appliances, and automotive components. The key advantages of utilizing Surlyn Reflection Series® resins encompass high gloss, impact resistance, weatherability, and the capability to be molded with a high-gloss finish, eliminating the need for additional painting.

Characteristics and Properties

Surlyn Reflection Series® resins, diverse in their composition, share high-gloss and impact-resistant attributes. Notably, these compounds can be molded with a high-gloss finish, obviating the requirement for additional painting. This unique set of characteristics makes them well-suited for applications in consumer electronics, appliances, automotive components, and beyond. Characteristics and properties found across the product line include:

  • High gloss
  • Impact resistance
  • Weatherability
  • No painting required
  • Versatility
  • Heat resistance
  • Chemical resistance

Markets and Applications



Surlyn Reflection Series® is frequently used to mold trim for refrigerators, washing machines, and other appliances. Its durability and resistance to scratches and dents are important for these appliances, which are often subjected to daily wear and tear. Typical applications include:

  • Refrigerator trim
  • Washing machine trim
  • Other appliance trim
Automotive and Mobility

Automotive and Mobility

Surlyn Reflection Series® is used to mold trim, spoilers, and other automotive components. Its weatherability and resistance to fading or degrading make it suitable for outdoor automotive applications where exposure to sun, rain, and other weather conditions is a factor. Common applications include:

  • Interior trim panels
  • Exterior trim panels
  • Spoilers
  • Bumpers
  • Door handles
  • Mirrors
  • Wheel covers
  • Headlight housings
  • Taillight housings
Consumer Electronics

Consumer Electronics

Surlyn Reflection Series® is commonly used to mold housings for smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices. Its high gloss finish and impact resistance make it ideal for these applications as it provides a durable and visually appealing exterior. Common applications include:

  • Smartphone housings
  • Tablet housings
  • Laptop casings
  • Television bezels
  • Audio speaker enclosures
  • Gaming consoles
  • Wearable devices
  • Smart home devices
Medical Devices

Medical Devices

Surlyn Reflection Series® is used to mold housings for medical devices, such as pacemakers and insulin pumps. Its biocompatibility and resistance to sterilization chemicals make it an appropriate choice for medical applications. Typical applications include:

  • Pacemaker housings
  • Insulin pump housings
  • Syringe applications
  • Blood glucose monitoring devices
  • Hearing aids
  • Medical device housings
  • Surgical instruments
  • Diagnostic equipment
Sporting Goods

Sporting Goods

Surlyn Reflection Series® is used to mold helmets, goggles, and other sporting goods. Its impact resistance and ability to withstand harsh conditions make it ideal for these applications where safety and durability are crucial. Typical applications include:

  • Helmets (cycling, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding)
  • Goggles (swimming, skiing, snowboarding)
  • Sports equipment (golf clubs, tennis rackets, baseball bats)
  • Protective gear (shin guards, elbow pads, knee pads)
Toys and Games

Toys and Games

Surlyn Reflection Series® is used to mold toys, games, and other recreational products. Its high gloss finish and durability make it attractive for these applications, as it can withstand the wear and tear of playtime. Typical applications include:

  • Construction toys
  • Action figures
  • Dolls
  • Educational toys
  • Musical toys
  • Outdoor toys
  • Sports toys
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