PT ZONE: Thermoplastic Elastomers

MATERIALS: TPEs for Extreme Conditions
They withstand very high and low temperatures, UV, and abrasion. More (+)
MATERIALS: High-Flow, Low-Density Automotive TPEs
Low offgassing helps molds run longer. More (+)


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The 2015 SPE Research/Engineering Technology Award Nicely Goes To...

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Slideshow 2015 Milan Plast

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Big international turnout at the triennial international fair for the plastics and rubber industry, Milan Plast: check out the Plastics Technology slideshow.

MATERIALS: Fluorosilicone Rubber Compounds With Higher Heat Resistance

Dow Corning's new Silastic FSR elastomer technology is aimed at extreme high-temperature automotive applications.

MATERIALS: Specialty Olefinic TPE For High-Performance Stretch Films

A thin functional layer offers big benefits in cast PPS films.

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OVERVIEW:
Thermoplastic Elastomers

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A category of materials that combine the functionality and properties of thermoset rubbers with the processability of thermoplastics. These materials are typically processed into products that require "soft-touch" features.


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Product Announcements

MATERIALS: TPEs for Extreme Conditions
Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers, LLC 6/1/2015
MATERIALS: High-Flow, Low-Density Automotive TPEs
Kraiburg TPE Corp. 6/1/2015
MATERIALS: Fluorosilicone Rubber Compounds With Higher Heat Resistance
5/10/2015
MATERIALS: Specialty Olefinic TPE For High-Performance Stretch Films
ExxonMobil Chemical Co. 4/28/2015
MATERIALS: TPEs for Food, Beverage Contact
Polymax Thermoplastic Elastomers, LLC 3/31/2015

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