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Surlyn® Provides the Luxury Image for Bath Products

Luxury look and feel allowed the end user to reposition its products at the high end of the market

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Application Description

Threaded closures for Rhapsody brand shower and bath preparations are injection molded from Surlyn® PC-100.

Benefits Gained

  • Styling freedom.  The stylish shape and integrally molded threads achieved with Surlyn® are not possible in a glass cap.
  • Luxury look and feel. These qualities allowed the end user to reposition its products at the high end of the market.
  • Cost saving. A two-piece combination of threaded closure with a glass overcap would have cost more than the one-piece threaded closure made of Surlyn®.

Materials Selected and Why

Surlyn® PC-100 outperforms polystyrene in meeting needs for a combination of chemical resistance, clarity, good feel and ease of molding with integral threads.

Manufacturer

Direct Customer:

Quantum Plastics - Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia

End User:

Madiggan Australia Pty. Ltd. - East Brunswick, Victoria, Australia

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