Compounding Lines: December 1997 Edition

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Specialty Compound Shifts Into High Gear

SRAM Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, specializes in high-performance shifters, derailleurs, brake levers and accessories for all types of bicycles. The material demands for the components are multiple and extreme. When SRAM came to RTP Company for a specialty compound for … Continue reading

Application Dictates Multiple Material Demands

The Marshall Brass Company, a division of the S.H. Leggit Company, is a leading supplier of fabricated brass components for the LP gas, plumbing, outdoor cooking and recreational vehicle markets. When new standards were established for outdoor grill LP gas … Continue reading

Meeting Expectations Relies On Early Decisions

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Pens Require Excellent Appearance, Durability

Sheaffer, Inc., of Fort Madison, IA, a manufacturer of assorted writing instruments, called on RTP Company to meet multiple material requirements for the new line of Award (TM) Roller Ball pens. Surface finish, durability and critical color matching were the … Continue reading

Blow-Molded Compound Provides ESD ‘Shell’ For Tapes

Protecting sensitive magnetic media from static electricity prompted Perm-A-Store, Inc. of Wichita, KS to develop the Conductive Turtle® cases. These innovative, blow-molded cases guard against damage to data and tapes. "If it is not properly restrained or redirected, static discharge … Continue reading

Materials Address Various Application Needs

Voice Commander computer microphones, made by Telex Communications, Inc., feature high-resolution, unidirectional sound capabilities. The devices are available with standalone bases or self adhesive brackets. When Telex sought critical color matches for microphone components, they turned to RTP Company. Various … Continue reading

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