Leaders in Process Design and Custom Compounding
Aspen Materials is the ISO 9001:2015 accredited manufacturing segment of Aspen Research Corporation. We work with our customers to produce a wide range of plastic compounds to specifications.
With the tools and support of a full service analytical laboratory, Aspen Materials can help you bring products to market faster. We have the expertise and equipment to quickly move from concept to commercialization.
Robust Process Design and Solutions
Aspen is committed to providing quality custom plastic compounds to our customers. We utilize various plastics processing technologies and our years of industry experience to deliver practical solutions and products.
Our expertise is in twin screw compounding, but we are versed in a wide variety of conversion processes to support your needs. Regardless of where you are in your product’s life cycle, proof-of-concept through maturity, we have the tools and equipment available to deliver samples or full volume orders.
Quality Custom Compounding and Toll Manufacturing
Aspen’s team of engineers and analysts work with our customers to give them an in-depth understanding of their materials and application performance. We have decades of experience with material formulating, process development and product manufacturing, so we can support a wide variety of materials including:
- Thermoplastic and Thermoset Polymers
- Traditional Engineering Plastics
- Bioplastic, Sustainable and Recycled Materials
- Compounds, Additives, Fillers and Masterbatches
Polymer Compounds, Additives and Masterbatches
Aspen has experience manufacturing custom compounds, additives and masterbatches, set to our customers specifications, and meeting our own high quality standards. We specialize in supporting application development to ensure the best quality and value possible, including:
- Impact modifiers, flame retardants, thermal stabilizers, lubricants, nucleating agents, etc.
- Custom carrier resins to suit customer products
- Tailored additive concentrations
- Blended additive packages
- Private labeling for secondary distribution
Materials Development Prototyping
Aspen has an array of development scale tools to aide process design and test proof of concept in a selection of conversion applications. “Under One Roof”, we can develop, test, define specifications and create actual prototypes the materials of our customers. Some of the conversion processes available include:
- Injection Molding
- Sheet and Profile Extrusion
- Thermoforming and Vacuum Forming
- Machining and Assembly