Flame Retardant & Fire Resistant News

Solvay and RTP Company Expand Global Availability of Solvay’s Radel ® R-7000 PPSU Polymers for Aircraft Applications

New licensing agreement permits RTP Company to produce and sell Radel® R-7000 PPSU resins, offering shorter lead times and more flexibility for customer orders ALPHARETTA, Ga., August 24, 2015 – Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high performance thermoplastics, … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces Flame Retardant Plastics for Low Heat, Smoke, and Flame Spread Applications

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA – Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a new series of flame retardant compounds for use in applications that require low heat, low smoke, and low flame spread for compliance with a number of … Continue reading

RTP Company Introduces Flame Retardant Plastics for UL 2043 Plenum Space Compliant Applications

RTP Company Introduces Flame Retardant Plastics for UL 2043 Plenum Space Compliant Applications WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA  — Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has introduced a new series of flame retardant products for use in applications installed in air-handling … Continue reading

RTP Company Makes Recycled Post-Consumer Content Compounds Available In Specialty Grades

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA — Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company recently made available a new series of specialty compounds using post-consumer content (PCC) resins. The reclaimed resins are plastics diverted from solid waste streams through recycling programs. PCC compounds … Continue reading

Bioplastics Added to RTP Company’s Specialty Compound Product Families

Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company has introduced a comprehensive line of engineered bioplastic specialty compounds that utilize resins derived from rapidly renewable resources. Initial bioplastic compounds based on polyamide, polyester, and polylactic acid (PLA) are available in grades … Continue reading

Next Generation Halogen-Free Flame Retardant Compounds Provide Improved Performance In More Resins

Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company has expanded its broad line of halogen-free flame retardant (FR) compounds to include nylon and polyester grades. These new compounds provide plastics processors and OEMs with more options to meet popular green-initiative requirements … Continue reading

RTP Company Announces RoHS Compliant Flame Retardant TPE Compounds

Global custom engineered thermoplastic compounder RTP Company has developed a line of decaBDE-free, flame retardant thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds that are RoHS compliant. These products address the needs of electrical and electronics and other component manufacturers following the European Union’s … Continue reading