100% Post-Consumer and Post-Industrial Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)

The Petra® product line of injection molding resins offers a balance of engineering properties combined with high-temperature performance, chemical resistance, good electrical properties and ease of processing.


Why Petra®

Why Petra®

BASF’s Petra® combines rigidness and high strength with exceptional dimensional stability. Exceptional flow properties can allow for finished products to have a high-quality surface finish without paint.

Characteristics and Properties

Glass-reinforced, flame-retardant Petra® thermoplastic polyester resins provide customers excellent stiffness and strength in complex and thin molded parts.

  • High temperature performance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Good electrical properties
  • Ease of processing

Markets and Applications



Petra® grades for the furniture market can provide you unique designs with improved bend strength, longevity and toughness. Typical applications include:

  • Chairs
  • Hardware
  • Covers
  • Tracks


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