APS Elastomers

30735 Cypress Rd.
Ste. 400
Romulus, MI 48174 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

MATERIALS: APS Elastomers: New Name for Expanded TPE Supplier
Alliance Polymers & Services LLC and its manufacturing arm, APS Compounding, Romulus, Mich., have consolidated to form APS Elastomers.

MATERIALS: Extrudable Polyether TPUs in Broad Hardness Range
Alliance Polymers and Services (APS) has launched 7000 Series Zythane polyether TPUs for tubing, cable jacketing, profiles, film, and sheet.

MATERIALS: New Blow Moldable TPV
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC has introduced its first extrusion blow moldable TPV for automotive, aircraft, and other vehicle parts such as hollow boots, bellows, and ducts.

MATERIALS: TPUs for Clear Injection Molding & Extrusion
Polyester and polyether grades, including clear versions, are introduced by Alliance Polymers and Services.

MATERIALS: Halogen-Free TPVs for Power Cords/Cables
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new line of halogen-free flame-retardant TPVs for consumer and industrial electronic power cords and auxiliary cables is available from Alliance Polymer and Services, LLC, Romulus, Mich.

MATERIALS: High-Performance TPVs from New Source
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., has launched a second series of its own TPVs, weeks after it introduced its first series of Viprene G general-purpose TPVs.

MATERIALS: General-Purpose TPVs from New Source
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., has launched the first of its new Viprene TPVs.

MATERIALS: Anti-Static TPEs for Consumer, Electronic Goods
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Four antistatic grades have expanded the Maxelast line of styrenic-based TPEs available from Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich.

Alliance Polymers Introduces Own Line of TPEs
Alliance Polymers and Services LLC, Romulus, Mich., distributor of Elastollan TPUs from BASF and Maxelast SEBS-based TPEs from Polymax of China, is introducing the first TPE products of its own.

TPE fishing lures from Alliance Polymers and Services and R2 Innovations

New TPE Lures Could ‘Change Fishing Forever’
Anglers, take note: Those fishing lures that look so colorful in the package on the store shelf have little or no appeal to fish in deep or cloudy water.

MATERIALS: Low-Cost TPEs for Toothbrush Handles
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new series of TPEs is said to be a lower-cost alternative to comparable TPEs for toothbrush handles and handles/grips for other personal-care items.

MATERIALS AT NPE: All Market Sectors Benefit from Large Crop of New Materials
Higher-performance and easier processing PE film resins for packaging, a one-pass crosslinked PE for photovoltaic (PV) wire and cable, several higher-performing nylons and TPEs, “greener” plastics, and enhanced styrenic and PC resins are among the new materials that made their debut at the big show in Orlando, Fla., last month.

TPE for cast-film disposable gloves from Alliance Polymers & Services

MATERIALS: Cast-Film TPE Tailored for Disposable Gloves
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A styrenic-based TPE developed expressly for disposable gloves is new from Alliance Polymers & Services LLC, Romulus, Mich.

Maxelast D-Series TPEs from Alliance Polymers & Services

MATERIALS: Styrenic TPEs for Extrusion
WEB EXCLUSIVE: TPE distributor Alliance Polymers & Services offers the new Polymax D-Series of styrenic TPEs for extrusion of glazing gaskets and seals for refrigerators, dishwashers, other appliances, pipe seals, ladder feet, water stops, foamed seals, window and door seals, and solar products (Maxelast D01-011A grade has been used in solar-panel seals). Available in natural, black, or transparent grades from 30 to 60 Shore A, these TPEs come from Nantong Polymax Elastomer Technology Co.

Maxelast A-Series TPEs for overmolding from Alliance Polymers & Services

MATERIALS: A Variety of New Styrenic TPEs
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two suppliers recently introduced three lines of styrenic TPEs for a wide range of uses.

MATERIALS: More Capacity in Resins & Compounding
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Three expansions in resin production and three in compounding were announced recently.

Product Categories of APS Elastomers

Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyamide Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type

Trade Names

Elastollan TPU
Maxelast TPE
Styflex TPE
Viprene TPV
Zythane TPU Compounds