Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is clear, tough and has good air and moisture barrier properties. This makes it an ideal material for making carbonated beverage and other food containers. The fact that it has a high melt temperature, allows it to be used in applications such as heated pre-prepared food trays. This material is heat resistant, microwave safe and highly transparent. It also has a diverse applications such being used as fibres for clothing and carpets, bottles, food containers, strapping, and engineering plastics for precision-moulded parts. One of the most common application for PET is in making mineral water bottles.
PET carries the recycle logo no. 1
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