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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The Means To The Ends

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 the informal industry vernacular— holding them in place.

Getting the Hang of It!

The Skedeleski’s, owners and operators of surfing product development company SurfCo Hawaii, Inc. are, not surprisingly, a surfing family.

Sequencing Bumpers Extend Life of Drawer Slides

Knape & Vogt in Grand Rapids, Michigan, manufactures quality drawer slides for home/kitchen cabinetry, office furniture and files, institutional furniture, and other applications.

Prosthetic Fingers

Patriotic flag waving isn’t only a political act, for many it’s a call to action.

Cleanroom Scanner Housing

ESD (ElectroStatic Discharge) is the sudden transfer or discharge of electricity from one object to another. In cleanrooms or on factory floors, ESD poses a threat to product quality and may cause damage during any phase of manufacturing.

Cell Phone Gasket

RTP Company has developed a new material which provides electromagnetic and radio frequency interference (EMI/RFI) shielding and is pliable enough to serve as a gasket or seal.

Semi Truck Wiring Harness

The undersides of long-haul semi-trailer trucks are subject to a “chemical cocktail” of ongoing abuse. 

Cell Phone Antenna

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