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Pet Care & Supplies

Our furry friends have become members of the family. Consumers are spending more and more time and money on their pets every year and are demanding high-quality products with different options and functional features.

We can deliver on these demands – and even some needs that consumers haven’t yet voiced. Our innovative design support, safe and durable materials, and differentiation through color can keep you ahead of the newest trends in the pet industry.

Applications

  • Carriers and kennels
  • Cages
  • Training and behavior accessories
  • Dog houses and beds
  • Toys
  • Feeding accessories

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Name Category Description  
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (English language version)
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
ColorMatrix™ Fiber Colorant Solutions combine advanced liquid color formulations with state-of-the-art, high-pressure metering equipment to enable late-stage injection of liquid color in polyester melt extrusion spin coloring processes. (Chinese language version)
ColorMatrix™ Liquid Color - Product Selection Guide (Russian)
Product Selection Guide
ColorMatrix™ liquid color guide (Russian language version)
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Portuguese)
Product Selection Guide
Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Portugese language version)
ColorMatrix™ PET Packaging - Product Selection Guide (Spanish)
Product Selection Guide
Brief overview of factors to consider when choosing PET as a packaging material and ColorMatrix™ product summary (Spanish language version)
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (Chinese language version)
Impress™ High Gloss Colorants - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, key characteristics, target market, applications and technology components (English language version)
Gravi-Tech™ (PA-Based Formulas) Brief Version - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters for Gravi-Tech™ (PA-Based Formulas)
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (Chinese language version)
Gravi-Tech™ - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
Product description, value solution, characteristics, markets and end-use applications (English language version)
Gravi-Tech™ Compounds - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
Product descriptions and properties of Gravi-Tech™ Compounds
Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds Extended Version - Processing Guide (Chinese)
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds (Chineselanguage version)  
Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds Extended Version - Processing Guide (English)
Processing Guides
Injection molding parameters and troubleshooting recommendations for Gravi-Tech™ High Density Compounds (English language version)
Lead Replacement to Achieve Radiation Shielding in Healthcare - Video
Webinars & Videos
Lead replacement to achieve radiation shielding in healthcare
reSound™ Biopolymer Compounds - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
reSound™ made with bio-derived polymers and designed for durable applications; performance property matrix, 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 for reSound™ Biopolymer Compounds 1200 Series
reSound™ Biopolymer FR - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level for reSound™ Biopolymer FR
reSound™ Biopolymer RS1100 & RS1200 Series - Processing Guide
Processing Guides
Barrel temperatures, injection and screw recovery parameters, mold temperature, drying conditions, and moisture level for reSound™ Biopolymer RS1100 & RS1200 Series
GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
General and tensile properties, regulatory standards, bonding capabilities and process details for GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection 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 - Product Selection Guide (English)
Product Selection Guide
Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs - 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 for GLS™ solutions
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide
Product Selection Guide
GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions
Liquid Medicine Dosing Adapters - Case Study
Case Study
Liquid dosing adapters from Andwin Scientific created with Dynaflex™ and Synprene™
Medical Pump Valve Insert - Case Study
Case Study
Medical pump valve insert redesigned with custom formulations of Dynalloy™ OBC and Versaflex™ TPE, which increased productivity and process efficiency
Aluminum Caps - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used in liner for aluminum caps to keep water tasting fresh
Computer Mouse - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create ergonomic computer mouse with soft-touch qualities
Contact Lens Container - Case Study
Case Study
Versaflex™ TPE used to create adhesion resistant contact lens container at a low material cost
GLS™ Healthcare - Industry Bulletin/Overview
Industry Bulletin/Overview
Product selector guide for TPEs for healthcare applications
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version)
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese)
Product Bulletin
GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version)
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details
Trilliant™ HC/ Versaflex OM Joint - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications
VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films - Technical Bulletin (Chinese)
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films for VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films (Chinese language version)
VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films - Technical Bulletin (English)
Technical Bulletin
Product description, benefits, markets, applications and physical properties of solutions for surface protection films for VERSAFLEX ™ PF Adhesive Solutions for Surface Protection Films (English language version)
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version)
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English)
Application Bulletin
Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version)
Versaflex™ VDT 4132 - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Versaflex™ VDT vibration damping material details and DMA temperature/frequency testing
Video Game Controller Grips - Case Study
Case Study
Glow-in-the-dark controller grips gain comfortable advantage with Versaflex™ OM
ATV Cargo Rack - Case Study
Case Study
Form meets function with new ATV cargo rack materials with Versalloy™ solution
Medical Hoses - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ reduces cost of polypropylene hose with lower specific gravity, higher flow than competitive TPV
Therapy Device - Case Study
Case Study
Versalloy™ used to provide brand distinction and durability for BiowavePRO® non-invasive neuromodulation system
Alternative Plasticizer Solutions for Geon™ Non-Phthalate and Geon™ - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Key characteristics and end applications of Sustainable Solutions Geon™ Non-Phthalate and CPSIA Compliant Formulations
CPSIA Questions & Answers - White Paper
White Paper
Guidance on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for small businesses, resellers, crafters and charities
CPSIA Solutions: Toys Phthalates and Lead - Application Bulletin
Application Bulletin
Answers and guidance with regards to meeting the challenges posed by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
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)
Geon™ Flexible Vinyl Volume Cost Calculation - Technical Service Report
Technical Service Report
How to calculate compound cost; examples with Geon™ Flexible Vinyl 65A durometer compounds
Geon™ Performance Materials: The Value of Vinyl - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Vinyl basics, benefits, products, services and characteristics
Geon™ Applications of Primers and Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
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 for Geon™ solutions
Geon™ Hot Dip Coating of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Part cleaning, part priming, part dipping, vinyl plastisol fusion, cooling the coated part, basic line design and basic dip tank design for Geon solutions
Geon™ Non-Phthalate and CPSIA-Compliant Vinyl Plastisols - Product Bulletin
Product Bulletin
Materials impacted by CPSIA, benefits of alternative plasticizers and PolyOne No Surprises Pledge
Geon™ Rotational Molding of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC004: Overview of Geon™ vinyl plastisol and starting points in setting up and running rotational molding of vinyl plastisol parts
Geon™ Rotational Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief
Processing Guides
Four stages within the Geon™ rotational molding process
Geon™ Slush Molding Process - Technical Assistance Brief
Processing Guides
Slush molding process explained for Geon™ solutions
Geon™ Storage and Handling of Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Bulletin SC002: Proper handling and storage practices for Geon™ vinyl plastisols to maximize shelf life
Geon™ Vinyl Hot Melt Vinyl Plastisols - Technical Assistance Brief
Technical Bulletin
Technical Assistance Brief SC003: Processing equipment, master mold preparation, plastisol processing, pouring and properties for Geon™ Vinyl
Color and Additives Solutions Overview
BU Overview
Customized color and additive solutions
Automotive Interior - Case Study
Case Study
Specialty color and additive Smartbatch™ concentrate developed with carbon fiber to produce desired effect for automotive interior
Exterior Automotive Trim - Case Study
Case Study
OnColor™ FX Smartbatch™ adds metallic style and improves cost performance of exterior automotive trim
Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ Lasermarking - Technical Bulletin
Technical Bulletin
Features and benefits of lasermarking for the wire and cable industry, which use Oncap™ and Smartbatch™ solutions
Water Storage and Purification Equipment - Case Study
Case Study
Laser-marking additive, an authentication additive, and colorant— bundled into a single Smartbatch™ concentrate 
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