• Aviation
  • Bus shelters
  • Furniture construction
  • Glazing | roof lights
  • Industrial applications
  • Machine guards
  • Marine applications | shipbuilding
  • Partitions | cladding
  • Protective covers
  • Rail
  • Road
  • Roofing and ceiling applications
  • Shower cabins | sanitary equipment
  • Solariums
  • Sound proofing | insulation
  • Swimming pool enclosures
  • Urban street furniture
  • Easy to process
  • Extensive colour range
  • External long-term (>3 years)
  • External medium-term (< 3 years)
  • Fire resistance “difficult-to-ignite”
  • Food contact approved
  • Formability
  • Glossy surface
  • Good chemical resistance
  • Good optical clarity | high transparency
  • Good weather resistant
  • High impact strength
  • Interior
  • Light transmission
  • Lightweight
  • Recyclable
  • Stiffness / rigidity
  • UV-resistant
  • Wide service temperature
  • ABS (Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene-Copolymers)
  • Aluminium composite
  • HIPS (High-Impact-Polystyrene)
  • PET
  • PMMA (Acrylic glass)
  • Polycarbonate
  • PP (Polypropylene)
  • PUR foam
  • Styrenics
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ATHLONExtrusions® HIPS is a versatile, economic, solid thermoplastic characterised by its ease of processing in flat sheet and thermoforming applications. It is available in an infinite range of opaque colours including special effects such as pearlescent, metallic and FX and can be extruded in gloss or matt, the latter in a variety of surface textures.

  • Economical
  • Versatile
  • Easy processing
  • Infinite colours
  • Small MOQ’s
  • Easily recycled

Product variants


Matt HIPS available in a range of colours and textures. Good impact strength & rigidity. Used in many applications including insert packaging, interior displays and signage.


Co-extruded to provide a consistent low matt finish, with excellent rigidity and impact strength. Available in a wide range of colours and textures. Suitable for printing.


Improved chemical resistance and low temperature performance combined with good rigidity and higher impact strength than regular HIPS grades. Widely used in the refrigeration industry. Also available with a GPPS gloss co-extruded layer.


Recycled HIPS offering an economic alternative to virgin grades for less critical applications. Limited availability of colours but offered in a wide range of textures. Used commonly in packaging and carriage media. Fully thermoformable with a medium impact strength.


Low volume resistivity grade, available in black, used in insert packaging for the electronics and medical sectors.


Gloss HIPS containing a co-extruded GPPS layer for improved aesthetics and a high gloss smooth A surface. Available in an infinite variety of colours. Widely used in the sanitary, leisure and interior display industries.


Thin gauge, embossed HIPS specifically for the furniture door market. A low cost alternative to other materials but providing a superior aesthetic appearance in a sand textured matt finish.

Further information on ATHLONExtrusions® HIPS

ATHLONExtrusions® HIPS