Provide cost-effective nontoxic alternatives to other high- or low-density materials.

Ikonik® materials are composites providing functional properties such as densification, magnetization, or light-weighting by incorporating industrially-refined particles such as glass bubbles, glass beads, ferrite, steel, stainless steel, copper, and Tungsten. These particles are coated with Tundra’s proprietary technology (TundraKoat™) and are compounded into thermoplastics allowing for functional properties. These products can be processed using standard thermoplastic molding equipment. Ikonik® materials can be used in the automotive, ballistics, sporting goods, general balancing & ballasting, and magnetics markets. The Ikonik® platform also incorporates mineral filler particles such as Calcium Carbonate, Talc, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, and others for polymer extension, improvement of certain properties, or a mixture of both.

Platform Benefits:

  • Densification
  • Light-weighting
    • Reduction of Weight (Densities as low as 0.7 g/cm3)
    • Insulation
    • Low Dielectric Constant
    • Dimensional Stability
    • Cycle Time Reduction
    • Reduced Resin Demand
  • Thermal
  • Compression
  • Magnetics
    • Coated magnetic particles can be loaded into almost any polymer imaginable. Increased particle loading leads to greater end article magnetism.
  • Flexible Magnets
    • Tundra’s coating provides increased product flexibility which in turn provides better magnetic wet-out and increased surface conformity. This results in a better product.

Densification:

Tundra can assist you at any stage of materials innovation — from idea and development through technology transfer and production.
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