APS Elastomers, Romulus, Mich., has developed a blow-moldable TPV for automotive as well as other applications. The engineered Viprene TPV can be used in hollow boots, bellows and duct applications as well as is in similar applications in snowmobiles, ATVs, off-road vehicles and industrial equipment. It has a Shore A hardness of 90, and can be optimized with specific softness needed in a variety of parts. (734) 710-6700 • apstpe.com
Editor PickThe Need for Generalists: Part 3
In failure analysis, there is a tendency to gravitate to a few common test protocols. But this approach can result in a mismatch of techniques to the problem.