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Colored compounds glow in the dark

RTP Company has created a series of innovative glow-in-the-dark pre-colored compounds. The compounds are available in a wide range of colors, including peach, pink, blue, cream and green, and daylight...

March 1, 2000   Canadian Plastics



RTP Company has created a series of innovative glow-in-the-dark pre-colored compounds. The compounds are available in a wide range of colors, including peach, pink, blue, cream and green, and daylight colors that differ from their color in darkness.

“Now, designers can have more options for their products than the typical yellow-green or off-white hues,” says Chip Hayes, product manager for pre-colored compounds. “Also, one of our greenish-yellows has a glow life that is ten times the current industry standard.”

The unique combination of phosphorescent pigments can be compounded with elastomers, acrylic, polycarbonate, ABS and polypropylene.

RTP Company 507/454-6900

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UV resistant black polypropylene

LNP’s Verton MFX-7006 HS UV Black, a 30 percent long glass-fibre reinforced polypropylene compound, offers automotive engineers a UV resistant material with excellent mechanical properties, good surface appearance, and superior strength versus mineral/glass filled nylon.

The compound has an exceptional ability to retain gloss and color after weathering.

Also, the material is non-hydroscopic.

Targetted automotive applications include door handles, sunroof rails, mirror housings and roof racks. It is also suitable for lawn and garden equipment and sports and leisure components.

LNP Engineering Plastics 610/363-4500


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