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RTP Company's Reinforced Nylon Compounds Are a Perfect Fit for Universal Fan Blades

RTP Company's Reinforced Nylon Compounds Are a Perfect Fit for Universal Fan Blades

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA -- The difficulty of finding a specific size replacement fan for a downed refrigeration system compressor led Lamont Van Slate, owner of Van's Refrigeration Service, to conceive the Van Fan", a universal cooling fan with blades that can be resized on-site to fit individual system needs. Material engineers from custom thermoplastics compounder RTP Company recommended using a...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Specialty Compounds utilize post-consumer content resins.

Based on plastics diverted from solid waste streams through recycling programs, PCC Compounds are available in nylon, polycarbonate, and polyethylene terephthalate resins, as well as alloys based on these post-consumer feedstocks. Percentage of reclaimed material in polymer component can range from 1-100%, depending on application. Contributing to EPEAT or LEED scoring, environmentally conscious...

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Polymeric Compounds provide wear resistance.
Adhesives & Sealants

Polymeric Compounds provide wear resistance.

Available in PA, PC, POM, PBT, and PC/ABS resins, All-Polymeric Wear Additive Compounds are non-halogenated, RoHS-compliant, and free of particulate or fluid additives. Products offer plastic-on-plastic wear resistance without sacrificing properties inherent to host resin. Providing optimal flow during molding, blemish-free surface appearance, and complete colorability, olefin-based APWA...

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Color Masterbatches target wire and cable industry.
Adhesives & Sealants

Color Masterbatches target wire and cable industry.

Suited for coloring complex melt processable fluoropolymer resins used as plenum space jacketing materials, MPFP Color Masterbatches come in 10 color-coding formulations matched to Munsell and RAL standards. Products are available in FEP and PVDF resin systems and are expandable to include other MPFP resins as needed. They maintain inherent flame retardancy and low smoke emissions that allow...

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Flame-Retardant TPE Compounds are RoHS-compliant.

Addressing needs of electrical/electronics and other component manufacturers, decaBDE-free and flame-retardant thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds can be used with multi-shot or overmolding techniques. UL94 flammability ratings for these compounds are predominately V-0 @ 1/16 in., with some grades extending down to 1/32 in. products can also be combined with additional compounding...

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RTP Company Thermochromatic Film Inspires ChroMyx Color-Changing Products
Mining, Oil Drilling, Refining Products & Equipment

RTP Company Thermochromatic Film Inspires ChroMyx Color-Changing Products

WINONA, MINN, USA - (February 25, 2009) - Chameleon International has partnered with custom film manufacturer Wiman Corporation, part of custom compounder RTP Company's Sheet & Film Division, for help in developing their ChroMyx brand line of patented thermochromatic materials. ChroMyx is a complete line of flexible, temperature-sensitive, and color-changing material that can be formed into...

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Digital Pressure Gauge Uses Static Dissipative Compound from RTP Company to Provide Safety in Explosive Environments

Digital Pressure Gauge Uses Static Dissipative Compound from RTP Company to Provide Safety in Explosive Environments

WINONA, MINN., USA - (January 28, 2009) - When GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies, a leading innovator in advanced measurement, sensor-based and inspection solutions, wanted to develop a microprocessor-controlled digital pressure gauge that could meet the static dissipation standards established by the European ATEX Directive, they worked with specialty compounder RTP Company to find the best...

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Valve Plates Made with Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Reduce Compressor Down Time
Chemicals & Gases

Valve Plates Made with Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Reduce Compressor Down Time

WINONA, MINN., USA - (November 10, 2008) - To create a tough compressor valve plate with high thermal and dimensional stability, Hoerbiger Corporation, the world's largest independent compressor valve manufacturer, worked with custom compounder RTP Company and chose an RTP 2200 Series low flow, carbon fiber reinforced PEEK compound for their valve sealing elements, or valve plates. According to...

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RTP Company Applies Compounding and Masterbatch Expertise to New 60% Long Glass Fiber Concentrate

WINONA, MINN, USA - (October 14, 2008) - RTP Company has applied its expertise in specialty compounding and masterbatch technologies to its popular long fiber thermoplastic (LFT) product line and has commercialized a new polypropylene LFT concentrate designed to meet demanding automotive specifications. The melt impregnated LFT concentrate, grade designation RTP 199 X 118012, combines 60% by...

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Adjustable Pipe Bracket and Clamping System Use TPE Compound to Help Arrest Noise
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Adjustable Pipe Bracket and Clamping System Use TPE Compound to Help Arrest Noise

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA -- (August 26, 2008) -- When Sioux Chief Manufacturing wanted to develop a series of universal pipe clamps with noise absorbing blocks to reduce noise transfer caused by loose pipes, it chose a thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) from specialty compounder RTP Company for a bridge insert that fits over a nylon plastic base. The Touchdown" clamps are an integral component of the...

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