Material Selection & Development
Odin Heavy Industries’ team of design engineers and material scientists are ready to help our customers select the material best suited for their application based on application information and service conditions. Our team consists of experts with experience from a wide array of industries and markets, giving our customers assurance that they are getting the optimal material for each application. If your application requires a material beyond our 1500 standard compounds and blends, we will develop or custom blend a material suited for your operating parameters.
Our experienced material lab has capabilities to develop, blend, and test mechanical properties in house. OHI stays on the forefront of material technology by working with our vast supplier network and committing to continuous research and development in polymer technology, utilizing the latest in polymer resins and process technology at state of the art materials labs and manufacturing facilities.
Odin Heavy Industries has in house blending capabilities, allowing OHI to utilize additives to modify and improve properties of our compounds and provide performance enhancements for our products. Through years of experience and research, OHI understands the effects, characteristics, and benefits of additives and compounding polymer materials, which is why OHI’s materials have superior properties that out perform our competition.
Through years of testing and refinement, OHI has mastered the science of PTFE, thermoplastic, and elastomer processing. With special manufacturing equipment and techniques, we have optimized the physical properties of our compounds through testing and experience. Our proven processing and compounding expertise make our customers confident that they are utilizing premium world-class materials.
PTFE, MPTFE, PEEK, PCTFE, PFA, PI, PAI, PBI, and more.
NBR, HNBR, EPDM, FKM, FFKM, FVMQ.
Grafoil, Composites, Metals, Phenolic.