CAB - Cellulose Acetate Butyrate is available from Professional Plastics in both Tubes & Sheets
CAB Tubing combines optical clarity and scuff and impact resistance with ease of fabrication. It can be easily cut, bonded with cement and printed. TPI's CAB is UL rated. CAB tubing is ideal in any length for storage, packaging and shipping. Tubes are transparent and rigid with excellent dimensional stability and rigid with excellent dimensional stability and high impact strength. They are strong, durable and easy to fabricate. It can be cut and sawed with standard equipment and is ideally suited for plastic packaging and tubing, especially for scientific products. CAB is available in FDA approved formulations for medical and food related uses. Stock sizes range from 1/16" I.D. to 6" O.D. and up to 8" O.D. on custom orders in a variety of wall thickness.
CAB Sheet is used for high gloss vacuum formed faces in back lighted signs, especially small point of purchase signs. Designers of display units especially like CAB sheet for its deep-draw properties, ease of formability, and impact resistance. CAB Sheet is a highly impact-resistant plastic used for thermoforming a variety of OEM products for various applications. It qualifies as a Type I, Grade I material for Fabricating and Forming per ASTM D2411-69. Combining long-term weather resistance with clarity and ease of forming at a wide range of temperatures. It is adaptable to most conventional methods of heating and forming. It will form satisfactorily at temperatures ranging from about 230°F to about 320°F. It heats and cools considerably faster than most other plastic sheet used for forming outdoor components.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
Features of CAB - Cellulose Acetate Butyrate:
Proven UV Stability & High Impact Resistance
Excellent Forming Characteristics, with faster cycle times
Strong Chemical Resistance & Long Term Weather Resistance