Thermoplastics growth in the fluid handling industry reflects the suitability of these materials to meet today’s requirements, add value and reduce over costs in these applications.

We modify plastic resins with a variety of unique modifiers to yield specific properties and functional benefits. You can depend on RTP Company for unbiased assistance during the development process and during production to be a supplier of quality materials who can meet your delivery expectations anywhere around the globe.

Our Materials Provide:

Increased Strength and Improved Designs with Reinforced Polymers

  • Improve mechanical properties for more durable, lightweight and chemical/corrosion resistant parts

  • Use increased design freedom to consolidate parts and simply manufacturing processes

  • Long-glass fiber compounds provide superior strength, impact resistance, dimensional stability, creep and fatigue performance

  • Value Product structural compounds for a wide range of low cost glass and mineral reinforced compounds

  • Carbon fiber reinforcement can be used to maximize strength and stiffness

  • High temperature base resins may be utilized for use in extreme conditions

Typical applications include: Pump housings, containment shells, impellers, propellers, seals, and valve bodies.

Improved Reliability with Wear Resistant, Internally Lubricated Materials

  • Maximize wear and abrasion resistance of critical components

  • Eliminate or minimize need for external lubricants

  • Increase life of moving or contact surfaces

  • Wide variety of wear additives and fibers for use against a variety of mating surfaces

  • Ultra wear compounds for very high pressure-velocity and elevated temperature conditions

Typical applications include: Pump vanes, rotors, bearings, bushings, gears and seals. Water meter housings and discs.

Manage Static Charge with Conductive Compounds

  • Conductive materials for use in ATEX applications

  • Provide permanent protection from ESD (electrostatic discharge)

  • Minimize static shock dangers and particle build-up problems

  • Maintain mechanical properties of unmodified base resin

Typical applications include: Pump and meter Components meeting ATEX requirements for use in an explosive environment.

UL and European Compliance with Flame Retardant Compounds

  • Provide resistance to ignition and burning

  • Select from 300+ UL Recognized or RoHS/WEEE compliant materials

  • Lower smoke generation and toxic fume emissions

Typical applications include: Housings, control boxes, and components that must meet UL flammability and smoke requirements.

Improved Seals and Ergonomics with Thermoplastic Elastom