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Purple Color Differentiation a Life Saver When Feeding Critical Care Patients
Adhesives & Sealants

Purple Color Differentiation a Life Saver When Feeding Critical Care Patients

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - (July 25, 2008) - When Applied Medical Technology, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of niche medical and surgical products, wanted to re-design its feed set systems to add a distinctive purple color, it chose an RTP 700 Series precolored low density polyethylene compound from RTP Company for the feed set strap. According to Brian Baker, engineer at Applied Medical, When...

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Thermoplastic Elastomers offer Shore A hardness of 55.

Thermoplastic Elastomers offer Shore A hardness of 55.

Combining functional performance of thermoset rubbers with processability of injection moldable thermoplastics, ESD C 2800 B Series features volume resistivity of 100 W-cm and consistent wide processing window across Shore A hardness range of 55-85. Electrically conductive, TPV-based products offer suitable drop-in replacement for applications where ESD protection with TPE properties is needed.

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RTP Company Expands Its Color Compounding Capacity to Ensure 5-Day Lead Time
Adhesives & Sealants

RTP Company Expands Its Color Compounding Capacity to Ensure 5-Day Lead Time

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA -(June 11, 2008)- The Color Division of specialty compounder RTP Company announced that it has expanded its capacity on a number of fronts for the production of masterbatches and precolored resins. Additional capacity allows us to meet customer needs more effectively and increases our delivery flexibility," said Jean Sirois, General Manager - RTP Color. "Currently, we offer...

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PEEK Compound Replaces Titanium in Surgical Head Restraint Systems
Chemicals & Gases

PEEK Compound Replaces Titanium in Surgical Head Restraint Systems

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA -- (May 28, 2008) -- To solve material incompatibility problems in a surgical head restraint used during brain surgery, Performance Plastics (PPL), Cincinnati, Ohio used an RTP Company PEEK-based compound as a titanium replacement which met all the complex requirements of the device. Incompatibility problems can arise when head restraints are made from magnetic materials....

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Adhesives & Sealants

Customized Wear Resistant Compound Improves Chamber in Popular Sotera Chemical Pump

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - (May 13, 2008) - When Tuthill Transfer Systems, a manufacturer of pumps and meters for the fast transfer of petroleum fuels and agricultural and industrial chemicals, wanted to improve the plastic chamber of their popular Sotera chemical pump, they chose a customized wear-resistant PPS compound from RTP Company. The Sotera(r) pump is designed to transfer thin to thick...

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Bondable TPEs offer wide processing window.

Featuring consistent mechanical properties across hardness spectrum of 50-75 Shore A, Series RTP 6042 thermoplastic elastomer compounds bond variety of rigid substrates including PC, ABS, PC/ABS, PC/PBT, PC/PMMA, and RTPU resins. Compounds are suited for rugged electronic devices with over-molded designs where optimal tensile and shear strength as well as abrasion resistance is required.

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Light-Diffusing Compounds and Revolutionary LED Technology Provide Interior Lighting Solutions for Ford Cross-Over SUV

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - (March 13, 2008) - When Visteon, a leading global automotive supplier, needed a Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting solution for the interior of the Ford Motor Company's 2007 Ford Edge cross-over SUV, it specified the latest LED technology from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors that utilizes RTP Company's light-diffusing plastic compounds. LED technology has become a popular...

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Wear Resistant Plastic Compound Improves Performance of World's Fastest Bicycle Pump

Wear Resistant Plastic Compound Improves Performance of World's Fastest Bicycle Pump

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA - (February 26, 2008) - When inventor Julian Peck was developing his award winning Cyclaire bicycle mini-pump, he needed a robust wear resistant material for the bearing component and turned to custom compounder RTP Company for assistance. Cyclaire's revolutionary technology uses a pull cord system rather than the conventional pumping action normally used to inflate tires,...

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RTP Company Introduces Bio-Compatible Masterbatch and Precolored Resin Products
Adhesives & Sealants

RTP Company Introduces Bio-Compatible Masterbatch and Precolored Resin Products

WINONA, MN, USA - June 8, 2007 - RTP Company has developed standard lines of UniColor(TM) universal masterbatch and precolored resin products for use in medical devices, medical packaging, pharmaceutical applications, and disposable medical products. The standard colors, as well as custom color solutions, all meet with ISO 10993-1 tests for bio-compatibility standards and were carefully developed...

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RTP Company and Impact Colours Collaborate in Offering Masterbatch Products in Europe
Food Processing & Preparation

RTP Company and Impact Colours Collaborate in Offering Masterbatch Products in Europe

RTP Company and Impact Colours Collaborate in Offering Masterbatch Products in Europe WINONA, MN, USA - May 24, 2007 - RTP Company and Impact Colours UK are initiating a collaborative effort to offer masterbatch products to European plastics processors. With RTP Company's strong compounding presence in continental Europe and Impact's growing presence in the UK colour market, the partnership will...

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