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

Eastman Tritan™ copolyester is transforming the commercial housewares industry—one competitor at a time. Here are some of Tritan’s advantages over competitive materials:


Redefining toughness

  • Impact strength and shatter resistance
  • No cracking or crazing in commercial dishwashers
  • Significantly less chipping and breaking (than SAN and MS)
  • Greater scratch resistance, which significantly extends useful life and beauty

Design flexibility and processability

  • Design flexibility, which encourages innovation
  • Glass-like clarity with less weight
  • Vibrant colors and tintability
  • Fast throughout, which means no annealing

Advanced sustainability-while controlling costs

  • Longer life can reduce replacement cost and waste
  • Favorable life cycle assessment (LCA)
  • BPA free
  • Reduces energy costs by eliminating annealing


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