RTP Company

580 E Front St.
Winona, MN 55987-0439 US

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MATERIALS: Laser-Markable Thermoplastic Compounds Allow for High-Contrast Marks
RTP's new series of compounds include a variety of thermoplastics, including clear substrates.

Snuffed Out: De Facto Death for Halogenated Flame Retardants
Market forces and self-policing are pushing the market for flame-retardant (FR) additives in a different direction.

ResMart is Newest Distributor for Solvay's PEEK & PPSU
Solvay's broad range of KetaSpire PEEK and PPSU grades now available from ResMart.

Carbodeon Granted U.S. Patent for Nanodiamond-Containing Plastics
With thermally conductive plastics rapidly growing in demand, the addition of nanodiamonds to the arsenal of thermally-conductive fillers is only welcome.

RTP to Sell Compounds Based on Solvay's PAI
New agreement expands availability of Solvay's Torlon PAI with RTP's compounding expertise.

MATERIALS: Structural PP Compounds Outperform Common Chopped Glass Compounds
RTP's new series of glass-reinforced PP compounds bridge the gap between standard glass-reinforced PP and very long glass fiber PP compounds.

Polyester Alloy Resists Harsh Hospital Cleaners
It can be molded in existing PC/ABS tools but resists stress-cracking.

MATERIALS: Permanent ESD Sheet for Electronics
Polymeric conductive additive stays put.

RTP Offers Tribology Data for Medical Device Material Selection
Until recently, there were no established industry tests that accurately predict friction behavior.

RTP Bolsters Compounding Capabilities Through Acquisition
RTP's newly integrated acquisition will especially focus on black masterbatches and carbon black thermoplastic compounds for a several industries.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost
There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

MATERIALS: Permanent ESD Thermoplastic Sheet
PermaStat compounds from RTP Co. now in sheet form.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Global PEI Shortage to Last Until Second Half of 2015
Surging demand plus plant maintenance downtime leaves processors scrambling--and perhaps looking for substitutes.

RTP Completes Acquisition Of Alloy Polymers
RTP strengthens position in high-volume contract manufacturing sector with new wholly-owned subsidiary.

Global PEI Shortage To Last Until Second Half Of 2015
With SABIC's Ultem PEI supply tightness expected to continue, RTP is hosting a webinar to discuss alternative compounds it is offering.

How to Mold Long Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics
Here’s the machinery, tooling, and process know how you need to get the most out of these high-performance materials.

A Rare ‘Resurrection’ in Engineering Plastics
Making a comeback after 14 years.

MATERIALS: Conductive Extrusion Compounds for ESD
Available in PVC, TPU, TPE, PC, PE, PP, PS, and ABS.

RTP Expands Its Mexican Thermoplastics Compounding Facility
New pultrusion line and LFT compounds now at RTP's Mexican compounding facility.

Product Categories of RTP Company

ABS
Acetal
Acrylic Copolymers
Acrylic/Polycarbonate Alloy
Acrylics
Acrylonitrile Copolymers
Butadiene Styrene Copolymers (not Including Elastomers)
Color Concentrates, Solid
Cyclo-olefin Polymers
Ethylene Copolymers and Alloys - Other
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol (EVOH)
Fluoropolymers
HDPE
LDPE
Liquid Crystal Polymers
LLDPE
Nylon/Abs Alloys
Nylon/Polypropylene Alloys
Nylon--Amorphous
Nylons - Other
Nylon--Type 11
Nylon--Type 12
Nylon--Type 46
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Nylon--Type 66
Nylon--Type 69
Other Styrene Copolymers
Polyamide, Aromatic
Polyamide-imide
Polyarylate
Polyarylether
Polyarylsulfone
Polybutylene
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--Other Types
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
Polyetheretheketone (PEEK), Polyetherketone (PEK) and Other Polyketones
Polyetherimide
Polyethersulfone
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polymethylpentene
Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
Polyphenylsulfone
Polyphthalamide (PPA)
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Polystyrene
Polysulfone
PPE/Nylon Alloys
PPE/PS Alloys
SAN
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyamide Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyether Block Amide (PEBA) Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type
Thermoplastic Urethane (Non-Elastomeric)