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Recycled Polymers - Polyamides

Recycled Polymers - Polyamides

Since 1961, Ravago has provided recycled thermoplastic and rubber compounds for a variety of end market uses. Today, Ravago is the world’s largest recycler of thermoplastic and rubber compounds. EnViramid, Ravago’s latest recycling innovation is a family of products based on PCR Nylon carpet fiber. EnViramid products start life as carpet in your home or office and is saved from the landfill. EnViramid products are produced in Ravago’s state of the art fiber desification and polymer compounding facility in Manchester, TN. EnViramid’s compounds offer product consistency.

Enviramid Grades

Just a small sampling of the Recycled Nylon grades Ravago offers:

Enviramind Nylon 6

  • Neat, heat stabilized, lubricated N2300 HL N1300 HL
  • 40% glass/mineral, heat stabilized, lubricated N2340 MGHL N1340 MGHL 
  •  35% glass, heat stabilized, lubricated N2335 HL N1335 HL

Enviramid Nylon 66

  • Neat, impact modified, heat stabilized, lubricated N2300 STHL N1300 STHL
  • 35% glass, impact modified, heat stabilized, lubricated N2335 STHL N1335 STHL 
  •  40% Mineral, heat stabilized, lubricated N2340 MHL N1340 MHL

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Recycled Polymers - Polyoelfins

Recycled Polymers - Polyoelfins

Echo is the trade name for Ravago Manufacturing Americas (RMA) recycled PE and PP compounds. The Echo product family consists of unfilled, glass and mineral filled PP & PE compounds. All of the Echo grades are produced with using 100% post-industrial feed stocks. Using PIR materials allows us to make a very consistent Echo product that will be suitable for various applications in the industrial, automotive, construction and consumer durable markets. RMA operates one of the largest recycling/compounding facilities in Waller, TX which is a result of our global expertise in this market.

Echo Grades

Just a small sampling of the Recycled Polypropylene grades Ravago offers:

RPPC 20/2 BK PP Copolymer 20 Melt, 2 Izod, Black


RPPC 20/6 BK PP Copolymer 20 Melt, 6 Izod


Black RPPC 20/10 BK PP Copolymer 20 Melt, 10 Izod, Black 


RPPC 30/2 BK PP Copolymer 30 Melt, 2 Izod, Black


RPC 10G BK PP Homopolymer 10% glass filled, Black


RPC 20G BK PP Homopolymer 20% glass filled, Black


RPC 30G BK PP Homopolymer 30% glass filled, Black


RPC 40G BK PP Homopolymer 40% glass filled, Black


ABS 120 BK ABS 1.2 Melt ABS

Sustainability is part of our DNA

Ravago, parent company of Amco Polymers, was founded in 1961 with the goal of recycling production waste from plastics producing petrochemical companies. The Ravago Group is one of the earliest members and strategic advisor to the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC), a private, technical consortium of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management industries to improve the recyclability of plastic products and packaging within healthcare. HPRC members work collaboratively, harnessing individual strengths into collective knowledge to be a change agent for sustainable healthcare.

HPRC was founded in 2010 and is composed of globally recognized members who engage in pioneering projects designed to help boost plastics recycling efforts in clinical settings of hospitals. Committed to continuous dialogue, HPRC explores ways to enhance the economics, efficiency, and ultimately the quality and quantity of healthcare plastics collected for recycling. To learn more about the HPRC click here.

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