These articles from our Applications Notebook contain 200+ case studies of how RTP Company specialty compounds have been used to solve real world application problems. Discover the performance, design, and molding considerations that led to specifying a material from our wide selection of value-added thermoplastic compounds.

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The Means To The Ends

Anywhere there are utility line workers repairing high voltage power lines, you’re likely to see insulated safety blankets. And anywhere you see insulated safety blankets, you’ll see plastic clamps—or “diaper pins” in the informal industry vernacular— holding them in place.

Hello Yellow!

When it comes to portable submersible utility pumps—devices that effectively remove standing water from undesired locations—Wayne Water Systems of Harrison, Ohio seems to have raised the bar

Attention, Please!

Pyramid Technologies is the leading developer of American-made bill acceptor modules...

Adding the Touch

From competitive gamers and serious writers to airport check-in staff and IT software engineers, heavy duty computer keyboards with excellent mechanical touch are a must!

Tips from RTP Company’s Product Development Engineers

RTP Company’s colorists are continually developing new and exciting color effects that can make applications distinctive and appealing to consumers. 

Lot-To-Lot Color Critical For Keyboard Application

In the mid-1960s, the development of a single LED telephone for trial by the Veterans Administration seemed a one-of-a-kind invention.

Protective Helmet Born of Consequence

Sometimes human lives connect in mysterious ways and often it seems they do so for a purpose. Sonny Bono. Michael Kennedy. Wendy Moore. Each of these lives ended prematurely and tragically in winter sporting accidents and each left a legacy.

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.

Windshield Repair Fixture

Repairing chips and minor cracks in automotive windshields has become a colorful job for field repair technicians at Speedy Auto & Window Glass.

Drill Housing

Maxicraft S.A. in Vemantes, France, manufactures a complete line of sturdy hand-held tools used by do-it-yourself consumers throughout Europe.