Compounding Lines: June 1997 Edition

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Cases Packed With Durability, ESD Qualities

When one of their top distributors, Faes BV of Bladel, Netherlands needed static dissipating cases, SPI BV of Eersel, Netherlands knew what to do. They contacted RTP Company Benelux distributor, Distrupol BV. The cases are used for transport and storage … Continue reading

Stethoscope Features Precolored Elastomer

Alliance-Carolina Tool & Mold in Arden, NC turned to RTP Company when material from other suppliers failed in a medical application. The application, stethoscopes made by Welch Allyn/Tycos Inc., feature a variety of colors for the injection-molded components. The precolored … 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

Trimmer Assembly Benefits From Latest Compounds

Advanced Plastics Molding of Sparks, NV turned to RTP Company as they developed specifications for an innovative replacement head for grass trimmers. The plastic parts for the assembly, requiring impact resistance, dimensional stability and heat resistance, were initially designed by … Continue reading

Head Collar Requires Strength, Toughness, Comfort

Controlling canine behavior is a matter of guidance, not firm-handed discipline, according to Robert K. Anderson, DVM and professor at University of Minnesota. He and associate Ruth Foster, developed the Gentle Leader® natural behavior management system for use with dogs … Continue reading

Specialty Compound Dissipates Static, Stays Tough

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