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High-Performing Thermoplastics

Edgetek™ Engineered Polymer Formulations

Versatile & Customizable

The Edgetek™ portfolio consists of a broad range of specialty thermoplastics using a spectrum of engineering resins. Offering versatility and compatibility with a wide range of additives, reinforcing agents, and colorants, Edgetek formulations offer a great balance of properties that make them suitable and widely used in a range of applications and industries.  

To modify and expand on the structural performance of the base resin, these materials are formulated with a range of reinforcing additives, including short glass or carbon fibers, minerals or glass beads. Edgetek materials also offer the opportunity to further customize attributes like chemical resistance, modulus/strength, scratch and mar performance, impact resistance, flame retardance, temperature resistance, and UV stability to match your specific needs.

Serving a variety of industries, including transportation, industrial, consumer, telecommunications, and electrical and electronic, these thermoplastics feature reduced weight, improved design flexibility and part consolidation at a significantly lower cost compared to machined components.

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  • Structurally reinforced formulations utilize a range of fillers to balance strength, dimensional stability, toughness and load-bearing ability
  • High-temperature formulations, based on amorphous to crystalline resins, which retain their physical properties and dimensional stability at elevated temperatures
  • Flame-retardant formulations, offering UL certification and compliance while maintaining the performance of the base engineering resin

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Product Series Applications Description/Product Features
Edgetek™ Engineered Polymer Formulations Transportation, industrial, consumer, telecommunications, and electrical and electronics General and customizable formulations based on amorphous to crystalline resins for use a wide range of industries and applications
Edgetek™ PKE Formulations Industrial pipes and tubing, electrical battery components, and under-the-hood fuel or chemical contact components Specialty engineered, glass-reinforced polykeytone (PK) formulations that serve a nylon alternative; provides excellent chemical resistance, low moisture uptake, excellent dimensional stability, and high impact and abrasion resistance for industrial, electronics and transportation applications
Edgetek™ LD Low Density Formulations Automotive interior, exterior and under-the-hood components A high performing, low-density material ideal for weight reduction, plus improved strength, reduced warpage and faster cycle time
Edgetek™ 3D/LDS Solutions Consumer electronics, automotive components, medical devices, 5G base stations Advanced PC, PPS and LCP formulations to help customers to build 3D circuits on molded part surfaces; supporting high design flexibilty, multi-function integration, size miniaturization and weight reduction, even in high heat processes such as SMT
Edgetek™ Formulations for 5G 5G base station antennas, infrastructure and equipment Customizable polymeric materials to meet specific Dk (Dielectric Constant) /Df (Dissipation Factor) values, including formulations that are compatible with the surface-mount technology (SMT) process and can be used to create 3D circuit boards for 5G equipment.
Edgetek™ PK PEEK Formulations Aerospace, automotive, appliance, consumer, industrial and oil & gas High performance PEEK (polyetheretherketone) formulations offering exception mechanical properties at very high temperatures of 250°C (480°F) without losing any physical properties
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Alternatives to Nylon 6,6 - Brochure Brochure Learn about possible material alternatives to nylon 6,6 in response to current shortages View
Automotive Lighting IR Lens - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Edgetek™ ET9400-8005 IR Formulation provided color customization for automotive lighting IR lens of sensor View
Edgetek™ Formulation Screw Driver Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Edgetek™ formulation enhances aesthetics and impact resistance in screw driver handle View
Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations - Processing Guide Processing Guides Applicable to multiple products; injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design, and troubleshooting recommendations for Edgetek™ High Performance Formulations View
Fishing Rod Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Edgetek™ Glass-Filled Thermoplastics provided toughness and stiffness to fishing rod handle View

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