Teknor Apex Company

505 Central Ave.
Pawtucket, RI 02861 US

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Thermoplastic Elastomer Division

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Materials: High-Heat Glass-Reinforced Nylon 66 Compounds Outperform Comparable Nylon 66
Teknor’s new Creamis 240H7.5 can replace costly specialty polymers like PPA.

Materials: Foamable TPVs for Door & Window Profile Seals
Teknor’s new Sarlink TPV series is said to avoid complications associated with polyurethane seals.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Engineering Resins Getting More Customized
Materials firms tailoring resins for specific applications.

PVC Glass Encapsulation

Low-Gloss PVC Compounds for Automotive Window Encapsulation
OEM-approved Apex 1523-LG compounds from Teknor Apex retain PVC cost advantage over elastomers, are scratch- and mar-resistant, and facilitate precise color matching.

Materials: Medical TPEs for Face Masks & Cushions
Teknor’s two families of medical-grade TPEs include a deformation-resistant series for flexible masks.

Dow Corning flexible LSR

LSR & TPE Summit Highlights Trends And New Materials
Among them: an LSR for 3D printing and low-VOC TPEs for auto interiors.

Teknor Apex Medalist medical TPVs

Materials: Medical TPVs Replace Rubber in O-Rings and Gaskets
Teknor Apex’s Medalist MD-23100 TPV compounds are non-hygroscopic. 

Teknor Apex Reveals More on Novel Nylon Family
The company’s new Engineering Resins Div. formed after acquisition of German custom compounder PTS.

Collaboration on Recycling Chewing Gum into TPEs
Teknor Apex teamed up with U.K.’s Gumdrop to divert gum waste from landfills and into TPEs.

MATERIALS: Lubricated TPV Challenges Rubber in Seals & Gaskets
Teknor Apex's new Sarlink TPV boasts superior processability and greater long-term sealing force.

Supplier Sees Value in TPV Portfolio and Strengthens Investment
Teknor is strongly supporting its Sarlink TPV brand through technology and capacity expansion.

MATERIALS: Fiber-Optic Cable Compound Offers High Flame Retardance, Low Shrinkage
Teknor's newest polyolefin-based cable compound costs less yet meets stringent requirements for general-purpose jacketing applications.

MATERIALS: Styrenic TPEs Perform Like TPVs in Window Gaskets
TeknorApex's new styrenic block copolymer TPEs, to be launched at FAKUMA 2015, boast comparable performance to TPVs widely used in window gaskets.

MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.

Teknor, Arkema Team Up On Broad Range Of Sustainable Housewrap Film Compounds
Teknor and Arkema alliance aimed at housewrap film compounds with renewable content and range of permeabilities.

MATERIALS: Recycle Content Nylon Compounds For Automotive And More
Teknor Apex is offering new injection molding nylon 6 and 66 compounds that combine economy and performance.

MATERIALS: TPV, TPE-S Compounds For Automotive Exterior Parts
Teknor Apex has launched a new TPV and two new SBC-based compounds for automotive window encapsulation and exterior appearance parts.

MATERIALS: New TPEs at Fakuma for Food Containers, Kitchen Appliances, Children’s Products
They adhere to polyolefins and custom formulations are available for adhesion to engineering resins.

MATERIALS: New Styrenic TPEs for Auto Seals
More performance options and improved economics over TPVs are claimed for new styrenic-based TPEs for automotive sealing systems

Product Categories of Teknor Apex Company

Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Urethane Type

Trade Names

Elexar®
Medalist®
Monprene®
Sarlink
Tekbond®
Telcar®