Prime ReCycled™ Materials

For many years, Primex has provided our customers with several recycled content material options with a sustainability/environmental focus. Our goal is to continue to provide to the marketplace material options that support our sustainability focus. Available in a variety of polymers; Polystyrene, ABS, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and many more.

Primex continues to lead with environmentally friendly practices and products that focus on the R’s – REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE and REPLACE.

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Features

Prime ReCycled Materials are available in a variety of polymers, including Polystyrene, ABS, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, and many more. It is produced with materials principally from two durable good waste streams; materials that are sourced thru recycling efforts of both internal manufacturing processes and external customers’ processes.

  • No lot traceability
  • 100% recycled content – post-industrial or pre-consumer
  • Non-FDA
  • Not intended for Medical Applications, Printing, Lamination, or Gluing processes
  • Variance in color, opacity, surface, melt flows, and impact levels can be seen within the run or from run to run
  • Availability is dependent on the availability of raw materials.

Applications

In today’s market, it is becoming more apparent that customers & consumers are seeking products with an environmental edge. Reasons for this drive may be because of true desire for a sustainable future environment and some maybe a result of seeking an environmental marketing edge. No matter the reasons, Primex is committed to continue to service the market with an array of products to meet their needs.

  • Thermoforming
  • Printing
  • Fabricating
  • Sheet or roll stock

Prime ReCycled™

  • No lot traceability
  • 100% recycled content – post-industrial or pre-consumer
  • Non-FDA
  • Not intended for medical applications, printing, lamination, or gluing processes
  • Variance in color, opacity, surface, melt flows, and impact levels can be seen within the run or from run to run
  • Availability is dependent on the availability of raw materials.

Prime CO-ReCycled™ (Co-extruded)

  • Virgin portion has lot traceability therefore can be used in some FDA or medical applications
  • Can be used in printing, lamination, or gluing processes
  • Consistent color, opacity, and surface characteristics from run to run
  • Variance in Impact levels may be affected due to % of ReCycled (Utility layer)
  • Forming applications could have variances in wall color/opacity or thickness.

Prime ReCycled Plus™

  • No lot traceability therefore cannot be used in some FDA or medical applications
  • Can be used in printing, lamination, or gluing processes however, must be qualified.
  • Consistent color, opacity, and surface characteristics within the run but not from run to run
  • Product will be the minimum opacity ordered however may be darker due to the raw materials used.
  • Availability is dependent on the availability of raw materials.
  • Not available in all polymers however options may be provided in the future.
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ReCycled Solutions

Prime ReCycled™ Materials

Prime ReCycled Materials are available in a variety of polymers; Polystyrene, ABS, Polyethylene, Polypropylene and many more.

Prime ReCycled™ HMWPE

Prime ReCycled HMWPE is 100% recycled material and has the highest level of quality and consistency of any recycled PE on the market.

Prime ReCycled Plus™ Styrene

Our Prime ReCycled Plus Styrene is a printable high impact polystyrene using the highest amount of recycled content.

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