Edgetek™ Engineered Polymer Formulations
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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|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|
|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|