Case Studies: Color Applications

The Means To The Ends

Thermoplastic clamp with overmolded tips delivers better safety 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 … Continue reading

Anchor Man

With an innovative device that stops boats instantly, fish don’t stand a chance; and with an innovative polymer protecting the device’s sensitive electronics, water damage doesn’t, either. A few years back, fisherman John Oliverio was out on the Florida saltwater … Continue reading

Hello Yellow!

Superior water removal and eye-catching color help make the WaterBUG a winner for Wayne Water Systems 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 … Continue reading

Bucket List

In-demand features give aquaculture organizations a revolutionary improvement in assessment techniques-with a little help from polymer science. For the commercial aquaculture industry and researchers alike, arduous “hand-counting and clicking” has long been the standard for assessing marine organisms such as … Continue reading

Raising the “Steaks”!

New plastic innovation improves consumer safety in meat processing industry. Safari Belting Systems manufactures modular plastic conveyor systems that are used extensively by meat processors. According to President Chris Smith, customers often come to them with specialty product requests, but … Continue reading

Attention, Please!

Custom compound helps bring eye-grabbing vending machines to life Pyramid Technologies is the leading developer of American-made bill acceptor modules—a key component of vending and amusement machines of all kinds. Recently, the innovative company had a brainstorm—what if they could … Continue reading

Saving Water

New bicycle bottle cage helps keep water supply always safely at hand Whether amateur or professional, serious cyclists want the assurance of quick and easy access to their water bottle during a hard ride―for health as well as competitive reasons. … Continue reading

Adding the Touch

Aftermarket computer keyboard provides exceptional functionality and aesthetics From competitive gamers and serious writers to airport check-in staff and IT software engineers, heavy duty computerkeyboards with excellent mechanical touch are a must! Keyed Up Labs, a producer of third party … Continue reading

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. Ed Prentke, rehabilitation engineer, teamed-up with student Barry Romich to create the device for use by veterans with communication difficulties. … Continue reading

Protective Helmet Born of Consequence

Precolored Compounds Key to Safety Gear Acceptance Continue reading