Compounding Lines: June 1999 Edition

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Long Fiber Block Side Plates Bear the Load Without Stainless Steel

"Our use of plastics is rising exponentially," proclaims Peter Harken, President of Harken, Inc. This non-traditional approach has allowed the Pewaukee, Wisconsin-based company to dominate the marine hardware industry with a sculpted all-plastic block that is strong, cost-effective, and corrosion … Continue reading

Extruded Specialty Compounds Open Doors For Designers

Recent advances in tooling and equipment have made it possible to extrude high performance engineering thermoplastic compounds and alloys with precision approaching that of injection molding. These engineering materials offer high strength/stiffness, low wear/coefficients of friction, chemical resistance, and specific … Continue reading

Lubricated Compound Smooths The Way For Transom-Mount Motor

When Minn Kota® designed the first transom-mount trolling motor with a power retract and deploy mechanism, it turned to RTP Company for a wear-resistant compound that would smoothly and durably withstand metal abrasion. The yoke lift screw in the new … Continue reading

Conductive Housing Helps Handheld Breath Analyzer Lock Out Drunk Drivers

Drunk driving offenders in many states now have a choice: Forfeit their license or test their breath alcohol content before and while driving with the LifeSafer? Interlock device. Hard-wired to the starter circuit of the car, the LifeSafer? Interlock’s sophisticated, … Continue reading

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