Harrington News

Phthalates… What are they and what do I need to know?

Phthalates are a group of chemicals used to make plastics more flexible and harder to break. Over the last several years, Phthalate has created a big change in the world of plasticized plastics. The term “phthalate” is used in the context of plasticizers, referring to any one of a family compounds called “ortho-phthalates”. Plasticizers are a component of many flexible plastic products, especially flexible PVC.

The Healthcare Industry and Performance Plastics

The healthcare industry changes and grows each year. Integral to the growth of the healthcare industry is innovation in performance plastics. The healthcare industry uses performance plastics for its ability to be lightweight, clear, flexible, easily bondable and sterilized. Countless applications for performance plastics have helped improve outcomes of medical procedures and life expectancies. The Performance Plastics Industry helps to heal and improve the health of our world.

Plast-O-Matic Solenoid Valves

Plast-O-Matic True Blue® Solenoid Valves Series EASMT & EASYMT for pressure, drain, and vacuum service; designed for all types of aggressive chemicals, salt solutions, acids, caustics, and ultrapure liquids such as deionized water. Plast-O-Matic solenoid operation provides instant on/off for precise control; Teflon bellows design eliminates fugitive emissions.