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Different materials and their reference number for identification


Material Name ID Code Temp Tolerence Remarks
PVC Polyvinylchloride 3 0 - +60c Chilled and ambient use
PS Polystyrene 6 minus 5c - +80c Chilled and ambient use
OPS Oriented Polystyrene 6 0 - +60c Chilled and ambient use
PP Polyproplene 5 minus 20c - +130c Microwaveable and for hot fill, sealable and freezable
APET Amorphous Polyethylene Terephthalate 1 minus 40c - +70c Chilled, ambient and freezable
CPET Crystaline Polyethylene Terephthalate 1 minus 40c - +220c Ovenable, freezable and microwaveable



Material Look and Feel
PVC Soft, smooth, clear with ab blue - grey tint
PS Soft, smooth and translucent
OPS Very crisp, clear and shiny
PP Supple, soft and almost greasy feel and is a milky colour
APET Soft, shiny, tough with a superb clarity
CPET Thick, shiny and soft normally coloured



ML   FL OZ FL OZ   ML
25 = 0.9 1 = 28
50 = 1.8 2 = 57
100 = 3.5 3 = 85
150 = 5.3 4 = 114
200 = 7.0 5 = 142
250 = 8.8 6 = 170
300 = 10.6 7 = 199
350 = 12.3 8 = 227
400 = 14.1 9 = 256
500 = 17.6 10 = 284
600 = 21.1 11 = 312
700 = 24.6 12 = 341
800 = 28.2 15 = 426
900 = 31.7 20 = 568
1000 = 35.2 22 = 625