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2018 BIOMEDevice show

We invite you to join us at the 2018 BIOMEDevice show in San Jose, CA on December 5 & 6 for two days at Silicon Valley’s leading event for Medtech Professionals. Make sure to stop by booth #1315 to speak with your Amco representatives about your specific plastic resin needs.

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2018 ISE Expo

The ICT Industry’s Premier Educational Event for Wireline and Wireless Network Evolution

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Fundamentals of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)

TPE’s are low modulus, flexible materials that can repeatedly be stretched at room temperature and return to their approximate original size when stress is released.  TPE’s are quite versatile and are used in most market segments, including automotive/truck, agriculture, consumer goods, electrical/telecommunications, firearms, medical/pharmaceutical, sports/leisure, and wire/cable.  TPE’s are processed using conventional thermoplastic equipment for extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, blown film, and calendaring.  All TPE’s are colorable.

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NPE 2018 Amco Polymers Recap

On behalf of Amco Polymers, we want to take the time to thank each and every person that visited our booth during NPE 2018. It was a great success and we enjoyed strengthening existing relationships as well as creating new ones.

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Coffee Chat With Suppliers

Amco Polymers requests the pleasure of your company at our NPE2018 Coffee Chat with Suppliers hospitality event. 

Please join us each day during the selected times for refreshments and conversation with our sales representatives, product managers, and a few of our key suppliers.


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The Growing World of Clear Polymers

Amco Polymers has been providing Clear Solutions to plastic processors for over 50 years. Our impressive line-up of Clear Resins from industry leading suppliers include: Acrylic, Polycarbonate, Polystyrene, MABS, Polypropylene, TPU, PSU, Polyamide, Copolyesters, Specialty Styrenics, and more.

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Nylon and Moisture Absorption

Nylon resins absorb moisture from the air. The properties of nylon moldings are directly affected by the amount of moisture they contain.  Moisture acts as a plasticizer in nylon and therefore reduces strength and stiffness properties but increases elongation and toughness.  In general, as moisture content rises, significant increases occur in impact strength and other energy absorbing characteristics of the material.

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