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Materials and Compounding


Given the complexity, design-for-manufacturing requirements, and need for recyclable materials in today's manufacturing environment, choosing the right materials and the compounding process is more important than ever.

Peak has developed numerous custom compounds to meet customer needs in the areas of weight, color, recyclability, electrostatic properties, high temperatures and precision tolerances. Given our wide range of experience, Peak can help you achieve your goals for the right material for your existing or custom design. With a full staff of chemists, materials scientists, and materials engineers, Peak will assist you in selecting the right material for the application.

Peak's internal materials and compounding department will save you weeks off your delivery schedule due to immediate availability for most applications. Capabilities include:
  • More than 800 tons per month of compounding capacity
  • Large twin screw compounders capable of feeding glass fiber, carbon fiber, carbon powder and up to 3 base materials with additives as small as 2%
  • Full production capacity for MPPO, PES, PSU, ABS, PC, PP, PS and PE
Peak also maintains a materials laboratory where we measure and test the mechanical properties of thermal plastics including:
  • Material testing per ASTM requirements
  • Age testing capable
  • In-house calibration to support Statistical Process Control