Plastics

Cope Plastics, Inc. Offers Limited Time Free Shipping for Online Inventory

Cope Plastics, Inc., the premier distributor and fabricator of plastic sheet, rod and tube in the Midwest, headquartered in Alton, Illinois is pleased to announce limited time free shipping on all online inventory at http://store.copeplastics.com/. This applies to standard 3-5 day shipping on all online orders. This online store which launched in 2015 houses remnants of stock shapes created from...

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Color Consistency for Injection Molded Parts Poses a Challenge

Color Consistency for Injection Molded Parts Poses a Challenge

This becomes apparent when it comes to mating parts in any assembly where colors need to match 100 percent.Â-  Pre-colored plastic is used in the injection molding process so the molded part emerges in the specified color and finish.Â-  There is no need for painting, plating or other finishing steps. The color becomes an integral part of the component, and the color is not just on the...

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RTP Company to Exhibit at NPE 2015, Offering Tribology Data and Low Emission Thermoplastics

RTP Company to Exhibit at NPE 2015, Offering Tribology Data and Low Emission Thermoplastics

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USAÂ- – RTP Company, a leading global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics, is exhibiting at NPE 2015: International Plastics Showcase from March 23- 27 at the Orlando Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Located in Booth #28080 in the South Hall, RTP Company will feature an assortment of successful applications created from its engineered thermoplastics....

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AXION Builds STRUXURE-® Boardwalk in Canada

New Commercial Boardwalk System Used In Rehabilitation Project Built In Environmentally Sensitive Area in Canada ZANESVILLE, Ohio –Â- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAXÂ-® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXUREÂ-® building products, announced today that its STRUXUREÂ-® Commercial Boardwalk...

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Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities

Teknor Apex and Arkema Team up to Make Housewrap Film Compounds with Renewable Content and Wide Choice of Film Permeabilities

Teknor Apex Produces Multiple Compounds of Its TerraloyÂ-® Bioplastic with Arkema’s PebaxÂ-® Elastomer, Making Possible a Range of Breathable Films for Housewrap PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A.,Â- – Teknor Apex Company and Arkema Inc. have entered into a strategic alliance that will broaden the range of breathable films by combining Arkema’s PebaxÂ-® thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) with...

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Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

Long Fiber Reinforced Nylon Composites offer smooth surface.

By producing smooth finish on external surfaces, VelocityÂ-® Series of High-flow Nylon 6 and 66 LFT Composites facilitate injection molding of high glass or carbon fiber content materials. Resin-rich surface free of fibers makes colors appear vibrant, is capable of holding fine embossed details, and virtually eliminates need for any type of secondary finishing operations.

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Pigmented Plastic fuses color into injection molded products.

Used for decorating PE and PP plastic products, Polyfuze is composed of pigmented plastic that withstands all wear testing and is 100% permanent. Multi-colored technologyÂ- can be applied using traditional hot stamp machinery and fuses or welds into PE/PP plastic product as permanent part of product itself. Able to be recycled with PE/PP plastic products, polymer-based graphics solution can...

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Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

Long Fiber Thermoplastic Compounds feature low VOCs.

Designed for structural use, Very Long Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Compounds satisfy OEM mandates to reduce VOC levels found in thermoplastic materials specified for use in automotive interior applications. Low emission PP VLF compounds provide optimized strength, stiffness, and dimensional accuracy, with reinforcement levels of 20–50 weight%. Environmentally friendly products are used for...

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Corrosion Intercept Selected by MFA - 1795 Boston Time Capsule Opened

220 years ago, founding-fathers and revolutionaries Paul Revere, Samuel Adams andÂ-  William Scollay placed a time capsule beneath a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House. In December of 2014, water marks found near the cornerstone earlier in the year were examined, the result of which accidentally revealed the centuries-old box hidden in plaster. It took the Museum of Fine Art's Pam...

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Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.

Custom Capstocks meet diverse color and weathering needs.

Using polymer alloy technology, Custom-Formulated Capstocks impart weather resistant performance in outdoor building products such as fences and decking. Coextruded surface compounds meet requirements for rigid PVC and polyolefins, while providing colors from basic outdoor white to assortment of very dark colors. Products are available that yield variegated surface, with toners that provide rich...

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Simple Connection MGB with EtherNet/IP

The new MGB with EtherNet/IP is a leap forward in access door safety. Designed for easy installation, flawless performance, and long service life, it is engineered with robust features and cutting-edge technology that places it firmly at the leading edge of the door safety device industry. To learn all about the benefits of the Euchner MGB, see our video.

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