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New LT Compounds Can be Used as Lightweight Alternatives
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New LT Compounds Can be Used as Lightweight Alternatives

Light and Tough Compounds come with a weight of 5-10% less than typical filled compounds. The compounds are used to provide weight reductions in parts molded with glass fiber reinforcement and the density offered by the compounds is independent of wall thickness. Product is suitable for handheld, battery-operated tools, sporting goods, handheld appliances and recreational vehicle.

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Laser-Markable Compounds from RTP Company: A Great Option for Unique Identification Needs
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Laser-Markable Compounds from RTP Company: A Great Option for Unique Identification Needs

WINONA, MN, USA - (March 21, 2107) - RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, has developed Laser-Markable Compounds, a series of thermoplastic compounds formulated specifically for allowing high contrast marks and images to be added to an application via laser processing. A variety of polymers, including clear substrates, can be compounded to optimize laser...

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Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.
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Thermoplastic Compounds provide chemical resistance.

Specially formulated to maintain strength, functionality, and integrity, even with repeated exposure to hospital cleaners, RTP 2000 HC Series can help solve cracking issues in existing devices and open new possibilities for design of hospital equipment and plastic housings that require frequent disinfection. Applications include mobile sonar and X-ray machines, enteral feeding devices, drug...

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Innovative Hose Handle Can Help Prevent Injuries
Textile Industry Products

Innovative Hose Handle Can Help Prevent Injuries

WINONA, MINNESOTA USAÂ- – Dale Gregg’s unique pipe grip became a means to avoid injuries caused in the process of moving large hoses and pipes in industries like oil and frac sand mining. Gregg, owner of Handle-Tech Ltd., used innovative compounds from RTP Company and plastic moldings from Gemma Plastic Products to create an independent, removable handle that could lock onto a hose or...

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RTP Company to Exhibit at NPE 2015, Offering Tribology Data and Low Emission Thermoplastics
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RTP Company to Exhibit at NPE 2015, Offering Tribology Data and Low Emission Thermoplastics

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USAÂ- – RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is exhibiting at NPE 2015: International Plastics Showcase from March 23- 27 at the Orlando Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Located in Booth #28080 in the South Hall, RTP Company will feature an assortment of successful applications created from its engineered thermoplastics....

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Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.
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Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

Designed for structural use, Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds satisfy OEM mandates to reduce VOC levels found in thermoplastic materials specified for use in automotive interior applications. Low emission PP VLF compounds provide optimized strength, stiffness, and dimensional accuracy, with reinforcement levels of 20–50 weight%. Environmentally friendly products are used for...

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Conductive Extrusion Compounds provide ESD protection.
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Conductive Extrusion Compounds provide ESD protection.

Produced on dedicated manufacturing equipment for uniform carbon black dispersion, Conductive Extrusion Compounds provide consistent electrical conductivity, ESD protection, and flawless surface appearance – even in thin extrusions. Flexible compounds are suitable for vacuum hoses, ESD tubing, wire, cable, and geomembrane films, while rigid compounds are commonly used for industrial pipes and...

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Emi Shielding Compounds Are Ideal for Automotive Radar and Sensing System Components
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Emi Shielding Compounds Are Ideal for Automotive Radar and Sensing System Components

WINONA, MN USA – Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has developed EMI shielding compounds that are ideal for replacing metal or conductive coated plastic housings in automotive sensing systems.Â-  Because drivers depend on the proper operation of automotive radar and sensing systems to maintain vehicle safety and reliability, these systems require highly...

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Acetal Compounds offer optimal wear and friction resistance.

Acetal used in APWA Plus™ compounds can utilize either homopolymer or copolymer resin. Used to improve wear and friction resistance, polymeric alloy results in moving and sliding parts with extended lifecycles and reduced maintenance. These 100% halogen-free and RoHS-compliant compounds will not plate-out (preventing mold corrosion and frequent mold cleaning) and do not contain any PTFE....

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Mergers & Acquisitions

RTP Company Acquisition of ZEOTHERM® TPV Technology Expands Thermoplastic Elastomers Offerings

WINONA, MN USA - (August 6, 2019) - RTP Company, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Zeotherm® TPV product line from Zeon Chemicals. The transaction, completed in May of 2019, encompasses all products sold globally under the Zeotherm TPV name. “This acquisition is just the latest step in our rapidly expanding Thermoplastic...

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WEebinar on Abrasion Resistant Compounds Hosted by RTP Company

WINONA, MN, USA - (June 20, 2018) - RTP Company is hosting a live webinar entitled “Abrasion Resistant Compounds” on June 26, 2018 at 11:00am EDT. This informative presentation is ideal for design engineers who are interested in minimizing abrasion issues and costly system failures by exploring and implementing new abrasion resistant technology. During the 45-minute webinar, RTP Company...

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RTP Company Expands Operations in Europe with New Facility in Poland

WINONA, MN USA - (February 8, 2018) - RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is pleased to announce its expansion into Poland with an 86,000 square foot (7,990 square meter) facility located at Prologis Park V in Wroclaw. This newest manufacturing location will support regional demand and provide a consistent supply of RTP Company’s custom compounded...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

RTP Company Strengthens Thermoplastic Compounding Offering with Acquisition of Polymer Partners, LLC

WINONA, MINNESOTA –Â- RTP Company, a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, has announced the acquisition of Polymer Partners, LLC, a manufacturer of black concentrates and specialty compounds located in Henderson, Kentucky. The organization will be an integral part of RTP Company in the production of custom thermoplastics, with a special focus on black masterbatches and...

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RTP Company's Very Long Fiber Composite Delivers Increased Durability and Reduced Weight for Robotics Gearbox
Materials

RTP Company's Very Long Fiber Composite Delivers Increased Durability and Reduced Weight for Robotics Gearbox

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When AndyMark, Inc. a company that invents and designs components for robotics and mobility applications, recently reviewed its catalog for components that could be improved, an aluminum gearbox kit captured its attention. Co-founder Andy Baker, a trained mechanical engineer, believed the housing could be made with a reinforced plastic, which would mean fewer parts for...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

RTP Company Adds Antimicrobial Products Using Bactiblock Additive from Nanobiomatters

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company announced that it has expanded its line of antimicrobial compounds and additive masterbatches to include new products using BactiBlock* technology from NanoBioMatters of Valencia, Spain. Efficacy testing has proven the naturally sourced silver-functionalized clay BactiBlock antimicrobial additive to be...

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RTP Company's Glow-in-the-Dark Masterbatch Helps Medics Save Lives
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RTP Company's Glow-in-the-Dark Masterbatch Helps Medics Save Lives

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When the inventors of the Rip Shears* Ripper received feedback from medics in the field that their life-saving product would be even more effective if it glowed in the dark, they and co-developer ICON Injection Molding, sought assistance from custom compounder RTP Company because of their expertise with visual effects. Attached to a standard trauma shears, the Rip Shears...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Bondable, Biocompatible TPEs suit medical device applications.

Pre-tested for compliance with ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards, RTP 6042 MD and RTP 6003 MD Series are naturally opaque, fully colorable, and offer respective Shore A hardness ranges of 40-70 and 45-75. Both thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) bondable grades, designated as change controlled compounds, are formulated to bond with ABS, PC, PC alloys, PBT, rigid TPU, or co-polyester substrates using...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

RTP Company Partners with Nanobiomatters to Market Antimicrobial Masterbatches with BactiBlock® Technology

WINONA, Minn., USA - RTP Company, a global custom compounder of engineered thermoplastics, announced that it has entered into a sales and manufacturing agreement with additive supplier Nanobiomatters Industries S.L. to use their BactiBlock® silver-based antimicrobial technology in RTP Company's line of antimicrobial products. The patented and EPA-registered BactiBlock® antimicrobial...

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Adhesives & Sealants

RTP Company Introduces Thermally Conductive Compounds for Enhanced LED Luminaires

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a line of thermally conductive compounds for replacing metal heat sinks and housings in light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires. The new compounds have been specially formulated to increase the thermal management design options available for LED lighting as it expands into a broader range of...

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