Tuesday, March 1, 2011
pDCPD Molding Provides Critical Updates for Light Tower Line
OSBORNE, KANSAS - The light weight, impact resistance and aesthetic qualities ofpDCPD made it the perfect choice for a new molded plastic enclosure - a recent collaboration between Osborne Industries, Inc. and Allmand Bros., Inc.
The enclosure, manufactured by Osborne, a leader in pDCPD molding using Telene® DCPD resins, protects the Night-Lite PRO II, the newest edition of Holdrege, Nebraska-based Allmand’s light tower line.
Durability and aesthetics were just two of the factors Allmand engineers had to consider when deciding what material should be used to replace the steel previously used for the enclosure. Polydicyclopentadiene (pDCPD) was the logical choice because the enclosure had to withstand harsh work environments, including very cold temperatures, while adhering to the appearance standards of Allmand.
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