PT ZONE: Thermoplastic Elastomers

MATERIALS: TPEs For Consumer Electronics Feature Percept Authentication Technologies
PolyOne GLS's TPEs improve brand protection and reduce counterfeits for consumer electronics. More (+)
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First Business Accelerator For Solutions To Plastic Pollution

NewGen Surgical is one of the initial businesses in the new Accelerator portfolio, each having developed a "groundbreaking" technology to reduce plastic pollution.

MATERIALS: Kraton Opens Up Innovation Center

A pilot facility in Belpre, Ohio, has been opened by Houston-based Kraton to produce a wide range of SBC-type developmental materials.

ADDITIVES: SBC Modifier For Rigid PP Goods, Polyolefin Fibers

New styrenic block copolymer serves as modifier for injection-molded PP parts, and more.

PolyOne Expands Medical-Grade Material Offerings

A recent agreement with Biomerics has resulted in PolyOne becoming the exclusive distributor of medical-grade TPUs.

MATERIALS: Softer, Clear TPEs For Consumer Applications

Elastocon's new softer, clear TPEs are particularly well suited to medical devices and children's toys.

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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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