Special effect compounds can increase consumer appeal, provide beneficial features, mimic other materials, and add visual impact to your plastic products!

Our team of color experts understands the many variables that affect the way color is perceived in plastic applications, and can guide you in selecting the color and special effect technology that creates the impact your application requires.

Appearance Effects

Draw attention and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your application with metallic sheen, sparkle, fluorescence, or transparency offered by our Appearance Effect compounds.

Metallic

Metallic

Pearlescent

Pearlescent

Sparkle Mist

Sparkle Mist

Iridescent

Iridescent

Fluorescent

Fluorescent

Edge Glow

Edge Glow

Transparent

Transparent

Functional Effects

Our Functional Effect compounds provide both color and functionality for applications that require light control, laser welding or marking, or security technology.

Security

Security

Laser Welding

Laser Welding

Light Reflective

Light Reflective

Light Diffusion

Light Diffusion

Infrared

Infrared

Laser-Markable

Laser-Markable

Shifting Effects

Shifting Effect compounds can change the appearance of your application using light waves or temperature changes to provide a constantly changing visual aesthetic.

Glow-in-the-Dark

Glow-in-the-Dark

Photochromatic (Indoors)

Photochromatic (Indoors)

Photochromatic (Outdoors)

Photochromatic (Outdoors)

Thermochromatic (Activated)

Thermochromatic (Activated)

Thermochromatic (Non-activated)

Thermochromatic (Non-activated)

Chroma Shift

Chroma Shift

Material Effects

Our Material Effects compounds allow your plastic application to mimic a host of other materials, including wood, stone, marble, camouflage and more!

Wood Grain

Wood Grain

Stone/Granite/Marble

Stone/Granite/Marble

Tortoise Shell

Tortoise Shell

Camouflage

Camouflage

Low Gloss

Low Gloss

Download a copy of our Special Effects brochure today!

Learn more about attaining quality color and how RTP Company will make your next application a colorful success.

Special Effects Brochure
RTP Company Special Effect Compounds Brochure