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Individually Incredible

Personal Products

The personal care industry is just that – personal. To be responsive to changing consumer preferences, your product lineup must be agile and innovative to remain distinctive on store shelves.

We will work with you and your designers to add ergonomic features, unique sensory benefits and appealing aesthetics. We will collaborate with engineers to share the latest in engineered polymers, thermoplastic elastomers, colorants and additives. And we will work with you to produce engaging and impactful products reflective of your brand promise.  

Applications

  • Hair care
  • Dental care
  • Beauty and spa
  • Eye care
  • Personal care

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Name Category Description  
Case Study - Ergonomic Computer Mouse
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create ergonomic computer mouse with soft-touch qualities
LubriOne Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations
Product Selection Guide LubriOne North America
Product Selection Guide
Product descriptions and properties
Case Study - Automotive Supplier Switches from Steel to Nylon
Case Study
Supplier HellermannTyton switched to heat-stabilized Bergamid B70 G30H Black TM-X polyamide to produce a seat fastener at lower cost, lower weight and with greater design flexibility
Case Study - Seat Belt Guide
Case Study
A customized polymer compound and improved tool design eliminate part quality issues and decrease scrap rates
Case Study - Swiss Army™ Knife Updates Material
Case Study
Bergamid™ Polymer Formulations and GLS™ TPEs provide comfort and usabililty in iconic pocket knife
Nylon Solutions Product Selection Guide - Chinese
Product Selection Guide
Customized features and shelf grades of Bergamid™ and Nymax™ (Chinese language version)
Nylon Solutions Product Selection Guide - English
Product Selection Guide
Customized features and shelf grades of Bergamid™ and Nymax™ (English language version)
Nymax 1200 Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations
Nymax 600 Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters, startup and shutdown, mold design and troubleshooting recommendations
Nymax Nylon Compounds Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Nylon and polyamide compounds description, characteristics, markets and end-use applications
reSound Biopolymer Compounds 1200 Series Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level
reSound FR Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level
reSound Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level
reSound Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Made with bio-derived polymers and designed for durable applications; performance property matrix, markets, and end-use applications
Case Study - Optimizing Liquid Dosing Adapters
Case Study
Liquid dosing adapters from Andwin Scientific created with Dynaflex™ and Synprene™
GLS Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
General and tensile properties, regulatory standards, bonding capabilities and process details for TPEs
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Chinese
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version)
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - English
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version)
TPE Injection Molding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting
TPE Overmold Design Guide
Design Guide
Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting
TPE Packaging Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions
Case Study - Medical Pump Valve
Case Study
Medical pump valve insert redesigned with custom formulations of Dynalloy™ OBC and Versaflex™ TPE
Case Study - Acqua Plose
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used in liner for aluminum cap to keep water tasting fresh
Case Study - Solving a Sticky Situation for Contact Lens Container
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create adhesion resistant contact lens container at a low material cost
Case Study - Video Game Controller Grips
Case Study
Glow-in-the-dark controller grips gain comfortable advantage with TPE
GLS Healthcare Industry Bulletin
Industry Bulletin/Overview
Product selector guide for TPEs for Healthcare Applications
GLS Versaflex Flexible Bonding for Healthcare
Technical Bulletin
Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details
TPEs for Portable Speakers - Chinese
Product Bulletin
TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version)
TPEs for Portable Speakers - English
Product Bulletin
TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version)
Trilliant HC/ Versaflex OM Joint Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications
Versaflex HC Overmold Grades - Chinese
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version)
Versaflex HC Overmold Grades - English
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version)
Versaflex Protective Film Technical Bulletin - Chinese
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films (Chinese language version)
Versaflex Protective Film Technical Bulletin - English
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films (English language version)
Versaflex VDT Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Vibration damping material details and DMA temperature/frequency testing
Case Study - Off Road Cargo Rack
Case Study
Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials
Case Study - Productivity Boost for Medical Hose Manufacturer
Case Study
Versalloy™ reduces cost of polypropylene hose with lower specific gravity, higher flow than competitive TPV
Case Study - Therapy Device Gains a Sure Grip
Case Study
Versalloy™ used to provide brand distinction and durability
Alternative Plasticizer Solutions for Non-Phthalate and CPSIA Compliant Flexible Vinyl
Product Bulletin
Key characteristics and end applications of Sustainable Solutions Geon™ Non-Phthalate and CPSIA Compliant Formulations
CPSIA Solutions: Toys Phthalates and Lead
Application Bulletin
Answers and guidance concerning these important regulations
Geon Flexible Vinyl: TSR80 Pound - Volume Cost Calculation
Technical Service Report
How to calculate compound cost; examples with 65A durometer compounds
Geon Performance Materials: The Value of Vinyl
Product Bulletin
Vinyl basics, benefits, products, services and characteristics
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - Chinese
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (Chinese language version)
Geon Vinyl: A Responsible Choice - English
Brochures & Product Information
Vinyl plays a vital role in your everyday life - from fire-safe wire insulation and life-saving blood bags to energy-efficient windows. The vinyl polymer is extremely versatile and can be formulated to be rigid or flexible; transparent or opaque; black, white, or vividly colorful. (English language version)
White Paper: CPSIA Questions & Answers
White Paper
Guidance on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for small businesses, resellers, crafters and charities
Geon Non-Phthalate and CPSIA-Compliant Vinyl Plastisols
Product Bulletin
Materials impacted by CPSIA, benefits of alternative plasticizers and PolyOne No Surprises Pledge
Geon Rotational Molding Process TAB SC008
Processing Guides
Four stages within the rotational molding process
Geon Vinyl Plastisols: TAB SC002 Storage and Handling of Vinyl Plastisols
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Bulletin SC002: Proper handling and storage practices for vinyl plastisols to maximize shelf life
Geon Vinyl Plastisols: TAB SC003 Hot Melt Vinyl Plastisols
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC003: Processing equipment, master mold preparation, plastisol processing, pouring and properties
Geon Vinyl Plastisols: TAB SC004 Rotational Molding of Vinyl Plastisols
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC004: Overview of vinyl plastisol and starting points in setting up and running rotational molding of vinyl plastisol parts
Geon Vinyl Plastisols: TAB SC005 Applications of Primers and Vinyl Plastisols
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Bulletin SC005: Primer information, general vinyl plastisol properties, plastisol applications - dip coating, slush molding, rotational molding, dip molding, open molding and cast coating
Geon Vinyl Plastisols: TAB SC006 Hot Dip Coating of Vinyl Plastisols
Technical Bulletin
Part cleaning, part priming, part dipping, vinyl plastisol fusion, cooling the coated part, basic line design and basic dip tank design
Geon: Slush Molding Process TAB SC007
Processing Guides
Slush molding process explained
Color and Additives Solutions Overview
BU Overview
Customized color and additive solutions
Case Study - Boosting Style, Reducing Cost
Case Study
Smartbatch FX adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim
Case Study - Fabric Effect for Automotive Interior
Case Study
Specialty color and additive concentrate developed that uses carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior
Lasermarking Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Features and benefits of lasermarking for the wire and cable industry
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