Aimed at automotive underhood components.
Offer relatively low cost (starting at less than $2/lb), as well as scratch and mar resistance and x-ray opacity for medical devices.
Available in PVC, TPU, TPE, PC, PE, PP, PS, and ABS.
They adhere to polyolefins and custom formulations are available for adhesion to engineering resins.
LFTs duplicate both the mechanical and electrical properties of magnesium in injection molding or extrusion while offering up to 40% reductions in weight.
Compounds are said to have the same feel, flexibility, and ease of processing as conventional vinyls.
Offering great weight reduction potential are new stiff PP closed-cell foam boards from Sekisui.
Shuman Plastics' newest Dyna-Purge purging compound can be used in injection, extrusion, compounding, and blow molding applications.
Hybrid of TPU and crossliked silicone rubber is safe for skin contact in wearable electronic applications.
PolyOne GLS's TPEs improve brand protection and reduce counterfeits for consumer electronics.