New compounds from RTP Co. are finding homes in computer hard drives and on golf courses. RTP of Winona, Minn., has commercialized its 300 Series polycarbonate carbon nanotube compounds into static-free housings for REV hard drives. The drives are designed by San Diego data storage firm Iomega Corp. and made by First Engineering Plastics of Singapore. In sports, towel tags that attach towels to golf bags use RTP thermoplastic elastomer compounds to adhere to an ABS ring. The tags are designed by Towel Tag of Lively, Ontario, and made by Jutland Plastics Solutions of Mississauga, Ontario.
Hard drive to driving range
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