RTP Co. has expanded its elastomers line for overmolding applications.
Three new materials offer the performance of thermoset rubber and the processability of thermoplastics. They have Shore hardness ranging from 30A to 75D and can be tailored for higher strength, flame retardancy, conductivity and special effects. The Winona, Minn., company said they can be injection or blow molded or extruded for grips, handles hoses and other overmolded uses on rigid thermoplastics.
RTP 2700 is a styrene-butadiene-styrene polymer, 2700 S is a sty-rene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene system and the 2800 B series are thermoplastic vulcanizates.
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