A new 60% long-glass PP concentrate is aimed at injection molded automotive applications, particularly front-end modules, door plates, and large profile extrusions. RTP 199 X 118012 is the latest addition to the long-fiber thermoplastic (LFT) product line from RTP Co., Winona, Minn. This melt-impregnated LFT concentrate can be blended with neat PP at the press to be let down to 20% to 40% long glass in finished parts. The masterbatch includes additives to aid dispersion in materials of varying melt flows. Other additives can be provided to address specific performance objectives. (800) 433-4787 • www.rtpcompany.com
580 E. Front St. Winona, MN 55987
Phone (507) 454-6900 Fax (507) 454-2041
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