Acronyms

ABSAcrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
ASAAcrylonitrile Styrene Acrylate
BIWBody in White
CAMComputer Aided Manufacturing
CNCComputer Numerical Control
EPDMEthylene Propylene Diene Monomer
EVAEthylene Vinyl Acetate
GPPSGeneral Purpose Polystyrene
HDPEHigh Density Polyethylene
HIPSHigh Impact Polystyrene
LDPELow Density Polyethylene
NRNatural Rubber
NVHNoise Vibration and Harshness
OEMOriginal Equipment Manufacturer
PA66 GFPolyamide – Glass Filled (also known as: Nylon glass filled)
PCPolycarbonate
PEEKPolyetheretherketone
PETPolyethylene Terephthalate
PMMAPolymethylmethacrylate
POMPolyoxymethylene
PPPolypropylene
PPOPolyphenylene Oxide
PPSPolyphenylene Sulphide
PSPolystyrene
PUPolyurethane
PVCPolyvinyl Chloride
PVDFPolyvinylidene Flouride
SANStyrene Acrylonitrile
SBRStyrene-butadiene Rubber
SLAStereolithography
SLSSelective Laser Sintering
TPEThermo Plastic Elastomer
TPVThermo Plastic Vulcaizate (eg Santoprene)
WEDMWire Electrical Discharge Machining