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

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
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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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Carbon Compounds are offered in multiple resin systems.

Carbon nanotube (CNT) compounds are available in multiple resin systems, including polycarbonate (PC), polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), glycol-modified polyethylene terephthalate (PETG), polyphenylene sulfide (PPS), polyetherimide (PEI), and polyetheretherketone (PEEK). While eliminating isotropic affects, products also deliver electrical conductivity and eliminate residual voltage. They suit...

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Materials

Advanced In-Line Laminates Replace Adhesives with Improved Process from RTP Company

WINONA, MN, USA - April 17, 2007 - The Sheet and Film Division of RTP Company has improved in-line laminate systems that allow for both flexible film and sheet to achieve superior mechanical bonds to fabric during manufacturing. These improvements eliminate secondary processes, allowing for a single in-line laminate technique that negates the need for adhesives. Our innovative technique is new to...

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Chemicals & Gases

PEEK Sheet Products are available in 5 thicknesses.

Resistant to chemicals and wear, 2 x 4 ft polyetheretherketone (PEEK) sheets are offered in 5 thicknesses from .020-.118 in. Material exhibits dimensional stability and can be produced in sheets comprised of FDA-compliant ingredients. PEEK sheets in 4 x 4 ft sizes, with same thickness range, are available upon request. Applications include automotive and aircraft components; industrial pumps,...

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RTP Company Announces Long Fiber Thermoplastics Availability at China Facility
Adhesives & Sealants

RTP Company Announces Long Fiber Thermoplastics Availability at China Facility

WINONA, MN, USA - January 9, 2007 - RTP Company, a global leader in specialty compounds, has added multiple long fiber-reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT) production lines at its Suzhou, China manufacturing facility. The long glass fiber compounds are based on various resin systems including nylon and polypropylene. The new LFRT lines will support our rapidly-growing automotive and industrial...

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Airline Computer Made Possible with RTP Company's High-Strength, Custom-Colored Compounds
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Airline Computer Made Possible with RTP Company's High-Strength, Custom-Colored Compounds

WINONA, MN, USA - January 2, 2006 - RTP Company provided Innovative Media Solutions (IMS) with a custom-colored advanced thermoplastic for the formulation of the Personal Entertainment Appliance (PEA) enclosure. In the development of this device, IMS partnered with Kenzymi Precision Limited, international moldmaking and molding company, and utilized RTP Company's global custom compounding...

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Nanoclay Compounds meet fuel emission standards.
Materials

Nanoclay Compounds meet fuel emission standards.

Designed to meet stringent barrier demands in fuel system applications, Nanoclay Compounds contain organically treated clay that separates into nm-sized platelets and disperses evenly throughout resin. Low loading levels of 2-8% increase stiffness with minimal impact on specific gravity. For food industry, compounds minimize amount of oxygen that permeates through plastic packaging material. They...

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RTP Company to Present Conductive, Sturctural, Color, TPE, and Sheet Innovations at NPE 2006

RTP Company to Present Conductive, Sturctural, Color, TPE, and Sheet Innovations at NPE 2006

WINONA, MN, USA - May 30, 2006 - Find thermoplastic solutions with RTP Company in booth 7805 at NPE 2006 - the International Plastics Showcase. RTP Company, global leader in specialty compounds, will be introducing several cutting-edge technologies and product expansions at this highly anticipated event June 19-23 in Chicago, IL. RTP Company has invested a tremendous amount of technology this...

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