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Adhesives & Sealants

Flame Retardant Plastics comply with UL 2043 standard.

Targeted at replacing metal, Flame Retardant Plastics are intended for air-handling spaces that need to meet UL 2043 standard for heat and smoke release. Compounds provide sufficient strength and stiffness while eliminating secondary operations that are required in metal fabrication. Tailored for injection molding and extrusion processing, materials are suited for air diffusing vents, ceiling...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Custom PP Compounds are reinforced with cellulose fiber.

Eco Solutions custom cellulose fiber reinforced polypropylene (PP) compounds aid in design and production of environmentally friendly products. Cellulose fibers incorporated into PP increase strength, stiffness, and thermal performance, making compounds suitable for structural applications while providing eco-friendly content. Also, cellulose fiber can be combined with glass fiber or impact...

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RTP Company to Begin Producing Nylon Bondable Santoprene TPV Compounds

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical for their patented Santoprene* TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate) nylon bondable thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) product line.  RTP Company has begun producing the products using the same Santoprene TPV technology to provide current users a seamless supply...

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RTP Company's Multi-Property Compound Solves Impact Challenge Allowing SmartPlug Product Line Expansion
Electrical Equipment & Systems

RTP Company's Multi-Property Compound Solves Impact Challenge Allowing SmartPlug Product Line Expansion

RTP Company's Multi-Property Compound Solves Impact Challenge Allowing SmartPlug Product Line Expansion WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When the makers of SmartPlug, a revolutionary shore power system for the marine industry, wanted to expand their product line to include a 50 amp version of their popular 30 amp SmartPlug power system, they needed to find a new thermoplastic material solution that would...

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RTP Company's Conductive Compound Meets Stringent Safety Requirements for Mining Pump
Adhesives & Sealants

RTP Company's Conductive Compound Meets Stringent Safety Requirements for Mining Pump

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - When All-Flo, a leading manufacturer of air-operated diaphragm (AOD) pumps, was challenged to construct an entire pump with conductive, but non-metallic materials, it worked in partnership with custom compounder RTP Company who recommended a material that enabled the successful production of a specialized version of the company's 1 inch (25 mm) polypropylene AOD pump....

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Carbon Fiber Recycled from Aircraft Production Delivers Sought-After Aesthetics for Kayak Paddle
Portable Tools

Carbon Fiber Recycled from Aircraft Production Delivers Sought-After Aesthetics for Kayak Paddle

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Werner Paddles of Sultan, WA, a manufacturer of fine handcrafted boating paddles, has always combined the most advanced technologies and features to bring out the best paddle performance. So, when they began having aesthetic issues with their smooth, jet-black kayak paddle blades, they moved quickly to find a solution. The blades made from carbon fiber reinforced plastic...

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

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
Adhesives & Sealants

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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