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 Due to their proximity to motors and their exposure to heat from the engine, oils, and greases, chain guides require an extremely durable material with a high heat deflection temperature. When a manufacturer inquired about a thermoplastic compound that could withstand these extreme conditions, RTP Company was ready with a solution.

RTP Company Solution

To meet these requirements, RTP Company engineers recommended RTP 200 ABR, which offers extreme durability, a high heat deflection temperature, and the option of colorability.

Benefits

The benefits to the manufacturer included:

  • injection moldable
  • colorable
  • increased design flexibility
  • improved consistency vs. machined parts
  • increased production capacity
  • reduced costs vs. compression molded or machined part