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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Shore Power Connector

Matt Smith, Vice President of Manufacturing for SmartPlug Systems, describes his family as “lifelong sailors,” and recalls being practically “raised onboard a boat.”

Thermochromatic Film

A little girl’s nighttime dream of a magic coat that changed color in the rain inspired the founding of Chameleon International.

Cell Phone Antenna

The cell phone industry calls for intense innovation, enabling consumers to communicate everywhere and at all times. 

Foundation Vent

Vents installed in home foundations provide an exit path for radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that rises from the ground under a house. 

Wireless Workstation

When Itronix Corporation needed a vast array of thermoplastic compounds for its new T5200 handheld wireless mobile workstation...


Voice Commander computer microphones, made by Telex Communications, Inc., feature high-resolution...