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RTP Company's Very Long Fiber Composite Delivers Increased Durability and Reduced Weight for Robotics Gearbox
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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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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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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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PLA Compounds offer high strength and heat resistance.

Impact-modified polylactic acid (PLA) bioplastic compounds are designed for select semi-durable and durable applications and offer enhanced impact strength and high heat deflection temperatures. Available in both injection and extrusion grades, PLA compounds are fully colorable and have bio-content as high as 95% depending on additive loading levels. Applications include molded covers, housings,...

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RTP Company Receives USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for Two PLA-based Compounds

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has received "USDA Certified Biobased Product" labels for two of its PLA-based bioplastic specialty compounds through the USDA's BioPreferred(SM) Voluntary Labeling Initiative. Following the program's requirements, RTP Company's compounds were third-party tested in accordance with ASTM D6866 procedures and...

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Adhesives & Sealants

PLA Bioplastic Compounds deliver strength, thermal performance.

Glass fiber-reinforced polylactic acid (PLA) compounds, optimized for strength, stiffness, and thermal performance, target durable and semi-durable applications. Engineered bioplastic compounds offer sustainable alternative to traditional hydrocarbon-based thermoplastics. Fully colorable, PLA bio-polymers have glass fiber loadings from 10%-40%; 30% grade has 16,500 psi tensile strength, 1,630,000...

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Conductive Compound from RTP Company Provides ESD-Protection with Excellent Consistency and Moldability
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Conductive Compound from RTP Company Provides ESD-Protection with Excellent Consistency and Moldability

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - If not properly controlled, static electricity has the potential to cause damage when transferring static-sensitive components. To protect against electrostatic discharge (ESD), L&A Container uses an RTP 100 Series conductive polypropylene compound to mold its Stat-Cons* two-piece ESD-protective containers. The material from custom compounder RTP Company dissipates the...

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