Teknor Apex Company
505 Central Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02861 US
Thermoplastic Elastomer Division
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Collaboration on Recycling Chewing Gum into TPEs
Teknor Apex teamed up with U.K.’s Gumdrop to divert gum waste from landfills and into TPEs.
MATERIALS: Lubricated TPV Challenges Rubber in Seals & Gaskets
Teknor Apex's new Sarlink TPV boasts superior processability and greater long-term sealing force.
Supplier Sees Value in TPV Portfolio and Strengthens Investment
Teknor is strongly supporting its Sarlink TPV brand through technology and capacity expansion.
MATERIALS: Fiber-Optic Cable Compound Offers High Flame Retardance, Low Shrinkage
Teknor's newest polyolefin-based cable compound costs less yet meets stringent requirements for general-purpose jacketing applications.
MATERIALS: Styrenic TPEs Perform Like TPVs in Window Gaskets
TeknorApex's new styrenic block copolymer TPEs, to be launched at FAKUMA 2015, boast comparable performance to TPVs widely used in window gaskets.
Plastics Personnel Moves
Plastics personnel moves from Venture Plastics, Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, Davis-Standard, NuSil, Vecoplan, Bunting Magnetics, Eriez and more.
MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.
Teknor, Arkema Team Up On Broad Range Of Sustainable Housewrap Film Compounds
Teknor and Arkema alliance aimed at housewrap film compounds with renewable content and range of permeabilities.
MATERIALS: Recycle Content Nylon Compounds For Automotive And More
Teknor Apex is offering new injection molding nylon 6 and 66 compounds that combine economy and performance.
MATERIALS: TPV, TPE-S Compounds For Automotive Exterior Parts
Teknor Apex has launched a new TPV and two new SBC-based compounds for automotive window encapsulation and exterior appearance parts.
MATERIALS: New TPEs at Fakuma for Food Containers, Kitchen Appliances, Children’s Products
They adhere to polyolefins and custom formulations are available for adhesion to engineering resins.
MATERIALS: New Styrenic TPEs for Auto Seals
More performance options and improved economics over TPVs are claimed for new styrenic-based TPEs for automotive sealing systems
APPLICATION: Styrenic TPEs Outperform TPVs in Medical-Device Cable Assemblies
Minnesota Wire of St.
MATERIALS: Halogen-Free, Low-Smoke, FR-TPE for Flexible Cords & Appliance Wire
New low-smoke, flame-retardant TPE compound for wire insulation and jacketing does not contain phthalates or halogen additives.
News in Medical Tubing & Materials
Two innovations in medical tubing and more than a dozen new materials, coatings, and adhesives were on display at June’s Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East show in Philadelphia.
MATERIALS: Improved FR TPEs for Wire & Cable
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Advances in both formulation and compounding technologies have enabled Teknor Apex Co., Pawtucket, R.I., to develop a new family of TPE compounds for wire and cable that are RoHS and REACH compliant.
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
MATERIALS: Ultra-Soft TPVs Replace EPDM Foam Seals
Two new PP-based Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are said to provide the first practical alternative to EPDM foam or sponge in automotive seals, construction weatherstripping, gaskets, and other profiles requiring high resilience.
MATERIALS: Ultra-Soft TPVs Can Replace EPDM Foam for Seals
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two new PP-based Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are said to provide the first practical alternative to EPDM foam or sponge in automotive seals, construction weatherstripping, gaskets, and other profiles requiring high resilience.
MATERIALS: Durable TPV Shines in Bumper Extensions
A TPV used for three years in bumper extensions on selected Renault and Volkswagen models is now expected to be in wider demand by the auto industry.