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Small but Mighty

Infant & Child Products

When it comes to infants and children, there isn’t any room to compromise. On materials, on safety, on anything. 

We can bring you technologies that will stand up to teething and germs. If you need colors and surfaces that will appeal to picky toddlers, or sustainable products that will please even the most environmentally conscious of parents, you can count on us too. We can also help accelerate the design process, making sure the materials you select work to the best of their ability. Because the smallest consumers deserve the very best.

Applications

  • Strollers
  • Car seats
  • Infant and child gear
  • Feeding and diapering
  • Games and toys
  • Outdoor play
  • Child vehicles

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Name Category Description  
Alternative Plasticizer Solutions for Geon™ Non-Phthalate and Geon™ - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Key characteristics and end applications of Sustainable Solutions Geon™ Non-Phthalate and CPSIA Compliant Formulations
CPSIA Questions & Answers - White Paper
White Paper
Guidance on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for small businesses, resellers, crafters and charities
CPSIA Solutions: Toys Phthalates and Lead - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Answers and guidance with regards to meeting the challenges posed by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - Chinese
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (Chinese language version)
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - English
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (English language version)
Geon™ Flexible Vinyl Volume Cost Calculation - Technical Service Report
Technical Service Report
How to calculate compound cost; examples with Geon™ Flexible Vinyl 65A durometer compounds
Geon™ Performance Materials: The Value of Vinyl - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Vinyl basics, benefits, products, services and characteristics
Geon™ Applications of Primers and Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Bulletin SC005: Primer information, general vinyl plastisol properties, plastisol applications - dip coating, slush molding, rotational molding, dip molding, open molding and cast coating for Geon™ solutions
Geon™ Hot Dip Coating of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Part cleaning, part priming, part dipping, vinyl plastisol fusion, cooling the coated part, basic line design and basic dip tank design for Geon solutions
Geon™ Non-Phthalate and CPSIA-Compliant Vinyl Plastisols - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Materials impacted by CPSIA, benefits of alternative plasticizers and PolyOne No Surprises Pledge
Geon™ Rotational Molding of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC004: Overview of Geon™ vinyl plastisol and starting points in setting up and running rotational molding of vinyl plastisol parts
Geon™ Rotational Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief
Processing Guides
Four stages within the Geon™ rotational molding process
Geon™ Slush Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief
Processing Guides
Slush molding process explained for Geon™ solutions
Geon™ Storage and Handling of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Bulletin SC002: Proper handling and storage practices for Geon™ vinyl plastisols to maximize shelf life
Geon™ Vinyl Hot Melt Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC003: Processing equipment, master mold preparation, plastisol processing, pouring and properties for Geon™ Vinyl
Gravi-Tech™ (PA-Based Formulas) Brief Version - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters for Gravi-Tech™ (PA-Based Formulas)
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (Chinese language version)
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (English language version)
Gravi-Tech™ Compounds - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
Product descriptions and properties of Gravi-Tech™ Compounds
Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds Extended Version - Processing Guide (Chinese)
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds (Chineselanguage version)  
Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds Extended Version - Processing Guide (English)
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds (English language version)
Lead Replacement to Achieve Radiation Shielding in Healthcare - Video
Webinars & Videos
Lead replacement to achieve radiation shielding in healthcare
Automotive Seat Fastener - Case Study
Case Study
Supplier HellermannTyton switched to heat-stabilized Bergamid™ B70 G30H Black TM-X polyamide to produce a seat fastener at lower cost, lower weight and with greater design flexibility
Nylon Solutions - Product Selection Guide (Chinese)
Product Selection Guide
Customized features and shelf grades of Bergamid™ and Nymax™ (Chinese language version)
Nylon Solutions Engineered Thermoplastics - Product Selection Guide (English)
Product Selection Guide
Customized features and shelf grades of Bergamid™ and Nymax™ (English language version)
Nymax™ 1200 Polyamide Compounds- Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Nymax™ 1200 Polyamide Compounds
Nymax™ 600 Polyamide Compounds - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Nymax™ 600 Polyamide Compounds
Nymax™ Nylon Compounds - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Nylon and polyamide compounds description, characteristics, markets and end-use applications
Pocket Knife Handle - Case Study
Case Study
Bergamid™ Polymer Formulations and GLS™ TPEs provide comfort and usabililty in iconic pocket knife handle
Seat Belt Guide - Case Study
Case Study
A customized specialty grade of Bergamid™ A70 polymer compound and improved tool design eliminate part quality issues and decrease scrap rates of seat belt guides
SEM Total Portfolio Product Selection Guide - (Chinese)
Product Selection Guide
Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications
reSound™ Biopolymer Compounds - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
reSound™ made with bio-derived polymers and designed for durable applications; performance property matrix, markets, and end-use applications
reSound™ Biopolymer Compounds 1200 Series - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level for reSound™ Biopolymer Compounds 1200 Series
reSound™ Biopolymer FR - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level for reSound™ Biopolymer FR
reSound™ Biopolymer RS1100 & RS1200 Series - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level for reSound™ Biopolymer RS1100 & RS1200 Series
Conductive Pipettes - Case Study
Case Study
Conductive pipettes created with processing ease, superior toughness and repeatable performance using Stat-Tech™ Electrically Conductive Compound
Stat-Tech™ Electrically Conductive Compounds for Pipette Tips - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Stat-Tech™ application description, key requirements, and challenges for use in electrically conductive compounds for pipette tips
Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Compounds - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations for Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Compounds
Stat-Tech™ Static Dissipative and Conductive Compounds North America - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
Product descriptions and properties
GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
General and tensile properties, regulatory standards, bonding capabilities and process details for GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese)
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version)
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English)
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions
Liquid Medicine Dosing Adapters - Case Study
Case Study
Liquid dosing adapters from Andwin Scientific created with Dynaflex™ and Synprene™
Medical Pump Valve Insert - Case Study
Case Study
Medical pump valve insert redesigned with custom formulations of Dynalloy™ OBC and Versaflex™ TPE, which increased productivity and process efficiency
Aluminum Caps - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used in liner for aluminum caps to keep water tasting fresh
Computer Mouse - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create ergonomic computer mouse with soft-touch qualities
Contact Lens Container - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create adhesion resistant contact lens container at a low material cost
GLS™ Healthcare - Industry Bulletin/Overview
Industry Bulletin/Overview
Product selector guide for TPEs for healthcare applications
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version)
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details
Trilliant™ HC/ Versaflex OM Joint - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications
VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films - Technical Bulletin (Chinese)
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films for VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films (Chinese language version)
VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films - Technical Bulletin (English)
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films for VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films (English language version)
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version)
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version)
Versaflex™ VDT 4132 - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Versaflex™ VDT vibration damping material details and DMA temperature/frequency testing
Video Game Controller Grips - Case Study
Case Study
Glow-in-the-dark controller grips gain comfortable advantage with Versaflex™ OM
ATV Cargo Rack - Case Study
Case Study
Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials with Versalloy™ solution
Medical Hoses - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ reduces cost of polypropylene hose with lower specific gravity, higher flow than competitive TPV
Therapy Device - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ used to provide brand distinction and durability for BiowavePRO® non-invasive neuromodulation system
Color and Additives Solutions Overview
BU Overview
Customized color and additive solutions
Automotive Interior - Case Study
Case Study
Specialty color and additive Smartbatch™ concentrate developed with carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior
Exterior Automotive Trim - Case Study
Case Study
OnColor™ FX Smartbatch™ adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim
Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ Lasermarking - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Features and benefits of lasermarking for the wire and cable industry, which use Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ solutions
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study
Case Study
Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate 
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