Kraiburg TPE’s Thermolast K is used for the Babynator mat for use with babies and toddlers and can be used as part of a complete system.
Joint testing by Teknor Apex and Eastman showed Medalist TPEs overmolded onto Eastman Tritan copolyester yielded durable bond for grips, gaskets, and other soft/rigid items
Prototype TPE corks made with Avient’s new Renol and Remafin masterbatch that create natural-looking TPE corks gets positive reviews at recent trials.
Avient’s three proprietary TPE formulations inhibit bacterial growth by +99.9% and resist fungal and mold growth.
Avient has expanded its reSound R recycled-content TPE range in North America and Asia that are compatible with PC, ABS, and PC/ABS and launched over 80% recycled content versions in Europe.
Among Arkema’s new Pebax developments is a wide portfolio of advanced bio-circular solutions.
Lanxess Tepex dynalite 208 TPU is the matrix material for Carbon Mobile’s ultra-thin and extremely light smartphone.
United Soft Plastics reports on a surging intereste for TPEs for face masks, ventilators, and face shields due to their elasticity, resilience, and FDA compliance.
Audia Elastomers’ new AudiaFlex TPEs are produced from post-consumer, post-industrial, biobased, and marine waste based sources.
PolymaxTPE’s new bondable TPE boasts excellent adhesion to PC, ABS and their blends and alloys.
Instead of turning down a job or farming out cutting to another company because of downstream bottlenecks, Eagle Elastomer can now handle all extrusion process functions in-house.
CRC Polymer Systems brings expertise in material selection, product formulation and processing, and a thorough understanding of part design and tooling under one roof with a series of customized materials and capabilities aimed at OEMs and molders.
TPUs form physical, rather than chemical, crosslinks that can be broken by reheating. Formation of these crosslinks can be sped up by annealing, which improves a variety of properties.