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Synsteel

Differences Between Redco SPS-2000 and Synsteel

Redwood Plastics and Rubber offers two “pulp safe” plastics and while they might appear to be interchangeable or similar, they’re really not, and have both different properties and applications. In fact, it’s critically important to know where each should be used. SPS-2000 is meant to dissolve in the kraft mill chemical process and should be … Continue reading »

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SPS-2000 vs. Synsteel

We often get asked about the difference between SPS-2000 Kraftmill safe polyurethane and Redco pulp-safe Synsteel UHMW. In many cases, customers think they’re equivalent products except one happens to be made from polyurethane and one happens to be made from UHMW. This is not correct! The materials are for two different applications. SPS-2000 is a … Continue reading »

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The Real Synsteel

Redco™ Synsteel is a special UHMW formulation designed to be “pulp-safe.” The plastic will dissolve in the kraft cooking process. It is attracted to magnets and will trip metal detectors. Synsteel’s wear and abrasion resistance exceeds virgin UHMW by a factor of two and is more dimensionally stable. Redco™ Synsteel; however, is a proprietary formulation. Several … Continue reading »

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