WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new high-impact rigid vinyl compound for profile extrusion is said to meet the most stringent UL 94 classification—5VA—at 0.9 mm, well below the 1.5-mm minimum achieved previously for rigid PVC profile materials. Apex RE-8003 compound from the Vinyl Div. of Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., also produces finely detailed structures with a smooth, clean finish and medium gloss, according to the company. It’s in commercial use by Custom Profile, Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., for making appliance tubing clips, highly cosmetic parts for office furniture, channels for wiring management, top caps for wall systems, and side rails for canoes.
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Teknor Apex Co.
505 Central Ave. Pawtucket, RI 02861
Phone (401) 725-8000 Fax (401) 729-0166