Thanks to Fortron ICE polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) from Celanese Corporation (Irving, Texas) [NYSE: CE], Xtreme RFID (Grand Rapids, MI) is now able to use its proprietary plastic injection molding process to cost effectively manufacture the Allied Series VX-MidTM HT, a rugged, high-temperature mount-on-metal ultra-high frequency (UHF) radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag built to withstand extreme industrial environments. Fortron PPS is a semi-crystalline polymer that features:
- A high temperature performance up to 240°C (464°F).
- Resistance to fuels, oils, and solvents.
- Hardness, stiffness, and dimensional stability.