WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., has launched the first of its new Viprene TPVs.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new high-hardness grades have been added to the Medalist MD-200 Series of TPVs from Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., extending the already broad durometer range of these high-purity compounds for replacing rubber in medical appli...
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Four antistatic grades have expanded the Maxelast line of styrenic-based TPEs available from Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Several new grades of clear SEBS-based TPEs from Elastocon TPE Technologies, Rochester, Ill., are designed for medical products such as grips for medical and dental utensils and knobs and buttons for medical equipment.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: BASF Corp., Wyandotte, Mich., has two new Elastollan TPU compounds.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: PlastiComp, Winona, Minn., recently announced what it claims is a compounding breakthrough with a translucent long-glass reinforced TPU compound for molded structural parts.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., has added two new PVC elastomer compounds to its Flexalloy line, which are said to be lower-cost alternatives to other elastomers such as TPUs for electric-vehicle charger-cable insulation and jacket...
WEB EXCLUSIVE:Germany’s Bayer MaterialScience (U.S. office in Pittsburgh) and Solid Composites GmbH have partnered to develop TPU powders for SLS (selective laser sintering).
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new series of TPEs is said to be a lower-cost alternative to comparable TPEs for toothbrush handles and handles/grips for other personal-care items.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: RTP Co., Winona, Minn., has added specialty TPEs to its line of biocompatible compounds for medical devices.