By Bob Lebeaux, President, The Plastics Group of America
June 8, 2012 in Polypropylene
While majority of our projects utilize our glass-, talc-, and calcium-filled PP, TPG has got a couple of new projects in the works that are utilizing barium sulfate-filled PP. One is a medical application utilizing 20% BSF PP, the other is an automotive application utilizing a 65% mixture - both will leverage the sound-deadening qualities of this resin. If you'd like to learn more about this often overlooked compound and how it might be appropriate for an application you are considering, contact us.