What is Plastic Compounding?

Compounding is the best method for changing the characteristic of engineered thermoplastics. The final compound product is a blend of plastics and additives. Plastic compounding companies NY can help you create beautiful and strong products. With the help of melt blending plastics, it is possible to change characteristics, such as:

  • Physical
  • Electrical
  • Thermal
  • Aesthetic

All compounding begins with polymers or base resins. Different resin systems exist, and so you must choose the proper one with correct characteristics for your final product. Once a base resin is picked, it is time to determine the specific additives, reinforcers, or fillers that will be incorporated into the compounded plastic. This process allows the final product to be precolored or flame retardant. It can also make plastic more or less conductive, while also strengthening final parts.  There are several steps taken when creating specialty compounding. In the end, pellets are sent to customers for sheet extrusion or injection molding. 

Specialty Compounding

Specialty compounding is a creative way to make your products stronger and more versatile. It is even possible to create products that glow in the dark.  If you are unsure of how this specialty process can work for you and your business, give us a call today to fully discuss your options for specialty compounding.

 

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