Origins Solids

Origins Solids Color Grid

Origins Solids

Creating the Color – Our solid color production begins with natural, uncolored post-consumer recycled high-density polyethylene (HDPE). To this, we add color pigment, in a process referred to as compounding. We have 2 color charts when you scroll down, one is for our standard colors and one shows some of the many possibilities for custom colors.

For the colors in the standard color chart, we stock the color pigment. In order to make sheets from these colors, we require a production run of 250 Lbs. (113 Kgs.) of HDPE. Additionally, these are the same colors that are used for Origins Patterns. The second color chart shows potential colors. These would require a custom color match to create a color pigment for compounding into HDPE. We can match any color, opaque or translucent.

Applying the Color – We have 3 different methods to produce solid color sheets, each depending upon the size of the project. We use extrusion for larger projects, with a minimum of 1,600 Lbs. (726 Kgs.) for thickness up to 5/8″ (16 mm). Here we compound the color pigment into the resin to create pellets and then we extrude those colored pellets into sheets. In some cases, we can bypass the pelletizing process and compound the color as we are extruding the sheets.  For smaller projects and for panels thicker than 5/8″ (16 mm), we have 2 methods to produce solid color sheets. One has a minimum of 1,600 Lbs. (726 Kgs.) and requires compounding color while creating pellets with a twin-screw extruder and pelletizer and then compression molding the pellets. The other has a minimum of 250 Lbs. (113 Kgs.) and requires the color pigment to be compounded into thin sheets which are then laminated in the compression molding process to become thicker sheets.  Our compression-molded panel thicknesses range from 1/8″  (3 mm) to 3/4″ (19 mm) with a minimum of 10 panels and for panel thicknesses of 1″ (25 mm) to 2″ (50 mm) a minimum of 5 panels. We can produce thin 0.015″ (0.28mm) and thicker panels that are 48″ (1219 mm) and 60″ (1524 mm) wide. With these methods, the customer can usually obtain the product they need at a competitive price for the same product.

Color Purity – Our colors are made by leading color pigment manufacturers. Our color matching service is some of the best in the industry. When we use the extrusion method to produce sheets, the pellets with color are fed into a closed system that blends the molten resin together, eliminating the possibility of color contamination of the sheets. With the compression molding process, the possibility of color contamination is always there. However, by using a twin-screw color compounding pelletizing extruder or compression molding laminated extruded sheet, the risk of color contamination is drastically reduced.

These processes of color matching, pelletizing, extruding, and laminating all take time. Under the right conditions, we offer limited colors and sizes as HDPE Common panels. These panels are extruded but contain no post-consumer content.


Origins Solids Standard Color Chart

(250 Lb. minimum order)

Origins Sheet Flake 103sf Yellow
103sf Yellow
Origins Sheet Flake 105sf Orange
105sf Orange
Origins Sheet Flake 106asf Dusty Rose
106asf Dusty Rose
Origins Sheet Flake 106.5bsf Peach
106.5bsf Peach
Origins Sheet Flake 106bsf Pink
106bsf Pink
Origins Sheet Flake 108sf Poppy
108sf Poppy
Origins Sheet Flake 109sf Maroon
109sf Maroon
Origins Sheet Flake 109.5asf Grape
109.5asf Grape
Origins Sheet Flake 110asf Lavender
110asf Lavender
Origins Sheet Flake 111sf Teal
111sf Teal
Origins Sheet Flake 111asf Azure
111asf Azure
Origins Sheet Flake 113sf Sky
113sf Sky
Origins Sheet Flake 114sf-Sapphire
114sf-Sapphire
Origins Sheet Flake 117sf Grass
117sf Grass
Origins Sheet Flake 118sf Emerald
118sf Emerald
Origins Sheet Flake 119sf Spruce
119sf Spruce
Origins Sheet Flake 120sf dogwood
120sf Dogwood
Origins Sheet Flake 121sf Limestone
121sf Limestone
Origins Sheet Flake 122sf Ash
122sf Ash
Origins Sheet Flake 124asf Beige
124asf Beige
Origins Sheet Flake 124bsf Ivory
124bsf Ivory
Origins Sheet Flake 124csf Gold
124csf Gold
Origins Sheet Flake 126sf Jet
126sf Jet
Origins Sheet Flake 304sf Natural
304sf Natural

Origins Solids can be color batch sensitive and are laminated extruded sheets.


Origins Solids Custom Color Chart

(250 Lb. minimum order plus color match charge)

Origins 101 Straw
101 Straw
Origins 102 Canary
102 Lemon
Origins 103 Lemon
103 Canary
Origins 104 Goldenrod
104 Goldenrod
Origins 105 Persimmon
105 Persimmon
Origins 108 Primrose
106 Primrose
Origins 107 Flamingo
107 Flamingo
Origins 108 Poppy
108 Poppy
Origins 109 Lipstick
109 Lipstick
Origins 110 Amethyst
110 Amethyst
Origins 111 Seafoam
111 Seafoam
Origins 112 Bluebird
112 Bluebird
Origins 113 Blueberry
113 Blueberry
Origins 114 Sapphire
114 Sapphire
Origins 115 Malachite
115 Malachite
Origins 116 Celery
116 Celery
Origins 117 Lime
117 Lime
Origins 118 Emerald
118 Emerald
Origins 119 Spruce
119 Spruce
Origins 120 Dogwood
120 Dogwood
Origins 121 Limestone
121 Limestone
Origins 122 Ash
122 Ash
Origins 123 Slate
123 Slate
Origins 124 Chocolate
124 Chocolate
Origins 125 Coffeebean
125 Coffeebean
Origins 126 Jet
126 Jet
Origins 128 Caviar
128 Caviar
Origins 129 Graphite
129 Graphite
Origins Solids 306 PC Natural
306 PC Natural

Origins Solids can be color batch sensitive and are laminated extruded sheets.


Origins Solids Pricing

Origins panels are available by quotation only. Pricing is based on the number of sheets or panels that are made in one batch. A batch is a single color or mixture of colors. The larger the batch size, the lower the price per sheet. Our panel production time is 8 – 12 weeks.

For example on pricing, go to Pricing.

  • Panel sizes and (minimums) are 23″ x 48″ (2), 4′ x 8′ (1o) , 5′ x 10′ (5) and 56″ x 146″ (5)
  • 1″, 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″ thick 4′ x 8′ panels have a minimum of (5).
  • Panel gauges are 1/8″ (except 5′ x 10′ or 56″ x 146″), 1/4″ (except 56″ x 146″), 3/8″, 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″, 1-1/4″, 1-1/2″ (except 56″ x 146″), 2″ (except 5′ x 10′ or 56″ x 146″)
  • Multiple colors may be combined to meet minimums.
  • Patterns and Solids may be combined to meet minimums.
  • Matte Textured/Pebble/Orange Peel finish is standard, smooth is optional.
  • Masking is applied to both sides of panels 1/2″ and thicker.
  • Add $0.60/sf for masking on less than 1/2″ panels
  • Origins ships with the mold edge – all edges require trimming and will yield the full stated panel size.
  • Colors are batch-sensitive.
  • Origins is not UV stabilized for orders under 3000 Lbs. per color.
  • Origins is not fire-rated, it is more like a Class C.
  • YH does not offer Health or Environmental Product Declarations for Origins.
  • YH is not a member of any 3rd party certification organization.
  • The lead time for panel production is about 8 weeks.

Origins Panels Shipping Information –

Origins panels are stacked flat on a wood pallet. Each panel is protected by sheets of recyclable chipboard. Origins will ship via LTL (Less Than Truckload). Extended forks are required to move the load otherwise the flexibility of the panels will cause the pallet to break and potentially drive pallet nail heads through the packing material into the bottom panel. Origins weight calculation formula: L” x W” x T” x 0.036 = lbs. Add 400 lbs. tare per 4′ x 8′ pallet, 500 lbs. for 5′ x 10′ and 600 lbs. for 5′ x 12′ pallets. Origins is shipped LTL,  NMFC – 44620, class 65. Packing Charges: $75.00 per pallet.


Origins Material Data


YH Terms of Sale

Prices and availability may change without notice.

We will provide a quotation for any inquiries and all orders are acknowledged to the customer.

All orders are subject to our Standard Terms and Conditions.

You may pay with a check drawn on a US bank.

Finally, the specifier and/or customer is responsible for determining the suitability of these products for their applications. Contact us for physical samples.

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