Polyethylene terephthalate (PET or PETE) is a general-purpose thermoplastic polymer which belongs to the polyester family of polymers. Polyester resins are known for their excellent combination of properties such as mechanical, thermal, chemical resistance as well as dimensional stability.PET is a fully recyclable material. The material can be reused and processed 3 to 4 times, keeping all its properties. Its recycling requires a very low energy consumption compared to the manufacture of a product.