You need more than a datasheet. You need an advantage.

Design success starts with Prospector.

Prospector is a powerful search engine for the plastics, plastic additives and metals industries, providing members with direct access to accurate, up-to-date datasheets and other technical information from leading materials suppliers.

  • Offering over 120,000 material datasheets
  • Augmented by in-depth technical support from more than 900 global suppliers
  • Built and continuously improved with industry input
  • Specifically designed for product development

Prospector accelerates materials research by providing required technical information. When combined with UL's Early Insights Toolkit you can anticipate barriers to market entry and adjust your course at the start. Learn more.

 

UL's Early Insights Toolkit

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Basic

$9

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Basic includes unlimited access to plastics, additives and metals data sheets;

  • Compare Materials Side-by-Side
  • Access global supplier documents and processing data
  • Search by UL Yellow Card performance
  • Search by UL color concentrates
Plus, exclusive access to UL's Early Insights Toolkit.
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Plus

$49

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Plus includes advanced tools and engineering data;

  • Search on over 600 material properties
  • Search and display curve data
  • Export property data
  • View typical values for similar products
  • Customize and filter search results
  • Everything in Basic
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$119

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Premium includes must-have enhanced search and selection tools;

  • Quickly find alternative materials
  • View automotive approved plastics
  • View visual material performance data
  • Display of data in radar plot
  • Everything in Plus, including search and display curve data
  • Everything in Basic & Plus

Unlimited

$199

per user per month (billed annually) or $239 billed monthly

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Unlimited includes all enhanced searches, advanced tools and data;

  • Specialty material filters for
    • 3D printing materials
    • Biopolymers
    • Medical plastics
  • Molding part cost calculator
  • Everything in Premium, including alternatives and automotive searches
  • Everything in Basic & Plus

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Unlimited access to technical data sheets & plastic recognition UL Yellow Cards
Predictive keyword search
UL lithium battery certifications
Search by UL Yellow Card performance
Search by UL color concentrates
New materials
Property search
Curve data
View recent products
View recent searches
Save property searches
Save favorite search properties
Alternatives search
Automotive search & data
Additive manufacturing materials (3D printing)
Biopolymers
Medical plastics
Results
Sort
Export property data
Customize
Display & sort results by favorite properties
Display visual results
Features
Industry directory
Email PDF data sheets
Supplier & distributor contact information
Compare 5 materials side-by-side
Save & email PDF comparison data sheets
Supplier documents
Processing data
Compare a product's properties to typical values
Radar plot display of data
Tools
Glossary, troubleshooter & unit converter
Knowledge center: articles, live & on-demand webinars
Material-related articles from PlasticsNews.com
Unit selector (SI, English)
Available in 7 languages
Bookmark favorite materials, add & save notes
Property descriptions help prompts
CostMate® injection molding part cost calculator

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