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Advantages

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

Tritan™ does not use bisphenol-A (BPA) in the manufacturing process Tritan is transforming the housewares industry—one competitor at a time. Tritan has many 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 with soft-touch material for easier handling.
  • More innovative and intricate shapes and patterns
  • Ease of tinting, which allows more vibrant color options
  • Undercuts not possible with glass processing
  • Greater decoration durability
  • Sustainability advantages from lower density and less packaging required


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 with soft-touch material for easier handling
  • More innovative and intricate shapes and patterns
  • Ease of tinting, which allows more vibrant color options
  • Undercuts not possible with glass processing
  • Greater decoration durability
  • Sustainability advantages from lower density and less packaging required
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