Polybutylene terephthalate is sold in the form of filled and reinforced compounds for engineering applications. Its uses include appliances, automotive, electrical / electronic, materials handling, and consumer products.
Applications: Most important commercial application for this plastic is in plumbing pipe for residential and commercial use. Large-diameter polybutylene pipe is used for transporting abrasive fluids. The material’s abrasion resistance also is put to use in sheet form for vessel and chute linings.