A new ester-based TPU from Bayer MaterialScience, Pittsburgh, offers transparency, high hardness, and good extrudability for hose applications. Desmopan DP 1350D has 50 Shore D hardness and withstands required burst pressures over 25 bar. Target applications include fuel and lubricant hoses, pressure-control systems, and chemical pipelines. Tel: (412) 777-2000 . www. bayermaterialsciencenafta.com
100 Bayer Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15205-9741
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