WEB EXCLUSIVE: BASF Corp., Wyandotte, Mich., introduced what it calls “the world’s softest TPU.” Elastollan Soft has 38A Shore hardness. It is transparent and is aimed at uses such as sports goggles, footwear, electronics, and door and window profiles. Injection moldable and extrudable, it boasts excellent mechanical properties, hydrolytic stability, and wet slip resistance.
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