Vinyl-Based TPE Compound Selected for Cable Jacketing in New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
TufFlex TPE is resistant to heat, cold, and oils.
Custom compounder S&E Specialty Polymers LLC, Lunenburg, Mass., was recently chosen to provide its TufFlex vinyl-based TPE for the jacketing of cables used in charging stations for electric vehicles. (The customer was not disclosed for publication.) RoHS and REACH compliant GTPE-2203G1 is 105 C rated, oil-resistant, and very flexible (58 Shore A), with a very low brittle point (-53 C).
Instead of going to landfills, previously unusable mixed waste like auto shredder residue is yielding a new trove of inexpensive engineering resins for car parts. Sortation technologies derived from the mining industry can pull out usable ABS, PC, acrylic, PP, TPO, and PPO alloys.
INJECTION MOLDING AT NPE: Molding Exhibits Show Off Cell Integration with Multiple Processes & Operations
If you’re interested in lightweight composites, IML, LSR, multi-shot, inmold assembly, barrier coinjection, micromolding, variotherm molding, foams, energy-saving presses, robots, hot runners, and tooling—they’re all here in force.
A new class of semi-aromatic, high-temperature nylons is being introduced to the U.S. by Kuraray America in N.Y.C.