PT ZONE: Thermoplastic Elastomers

MATERIALS: TPEs Have Enhanced Resistance to Antiseptic Cleaners
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MATERIALS: Soft-Touch TPEs With Lustrous Metallic Effects
PolyOne's new GLS TPEs combine a silky feel with gleaming metallic color. More (+)

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Thermoplastic Elastomers


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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