Eastman Tritan™ copolyester — one tough competitor for SAN, SMMA, PC and glass

Eastman Tritan™ copolyester is transforming the housewares industry — one competitor at a time. Here are just a few of the advantages over competitive materials.


The go-to alternative to PC


  • Comparable impact strength and clarity
  • Significantly greater dishwasher durability
  • Freedom from concerns related to bisphenol-A (BPA)
  • Processing advantages that can save time and energy

High-value advantages over polymers like SAN, SMMA and acrylics

  • Longer-lasting impression of quality and clarity
  • Greater impact strength
  • Greater product durability
  • "Softer" feel and less "tinny" acoustics
  • Freedom to design thicker features, undercuts and other options

Weigh the advantages over glass (food storage containers, tumblers, stemware, mixing bowls and serving dishes)

  • Greater toughness and shatter resistance
  • Resistance to thermal shock
  • Lower density — less energy used in shipping
  • Eliminate in-store breakage issues
  • Increase end-user peace of mind — soft-touch material for easier handling
  • More innovative and intricate shapes and patterns
  • Ease of tinting allows more vibrant color options
  • Undercuts not possible with glass processing
  • Greater decoration durability
  • Sustainability advantages from lower density and less packaging required


Tritan™ does not use bisphenol-A (BPA) in the manufacturing process 
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