Polyethylene terephthalate or as it is more commonly known PET or PETE is a polymer resin that is part of the polyester family. It has a wide range of uses including synthetic fibers, food, beverage and other liquid containers.
PET is simply referred to as polyester when it is used in textile applications. The name PET or PETE is used mainly in packaging applications. Some of these are used in bottles for soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, edible oils, pharmaceuticals, and detergents. PET is one of the most common plastics being used by consumers. Continue reading