Compounding Lines: June 1996 Edition

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TPI Compounds Offer Many Advantages

High performance Thermoplastic Polyimide (TPI) compounds are excellent for automotive under-the-hood, aerospace, consumer, industrial, business electronics and nuclear markets. TPI provides excellent heat resistance, with a deflection temperature of 630 degrees F (332 degrees C) for a reinforced product following … Continue reading

Specialty Compound Used In Face Plate Connector

Althin Medical in Milwaukie, OR and PolyCast, Inc. of Tigard, OR came to RTP Company for a wear resistant, precolored compound for use in face plate connectors on a kidney dialysis machine. The connectors, which require critical color matches, link … Continue reading

Proper Drying Critical During Humid Season

Material drying becomes more challenging during the humid summer months. In spite of drying prior to shipping, specialty compounds are immediately vulnerable to moisture once the plastic liner in the package is opened. The development of hopper drying systems has … Continue reading

Bezel Demands Durability, Critical Color

Tektronix and RTP Company joined forces with PolyCast Inc. of Tigard, OR to develop a material for use in an Oscilloscope ring bezel. The bezel, which houses indicator lights, controls and displays measures 16 in x 7 in x 1 … Continue reading

Specialty Compound ‘Holds The Line’ In Cleats

Ronstan of Victoria, Australia and RTP Company teamed-up to meet the demanding material requirements for various cam cleat systems used in marine and industrial settings. The cam cleats, available in a variety of configurations, require excellent structural properties along with … Continue reading

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