ELASTOMERS

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Antimicrobial-Containing TPEs for High-Touch Plastic Surfaces

Avient’s three proprietary TPE formulations inhibit bacterial growth by +99.9% and resist fungal and mold growth.
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Biobased Styrenic TPE Chosen by Flooring Company

Ineos Styrolution’s new Styroflex Eco selected by nora by Interface rubber flooring in its endeavors to become a carbon negative enterprise.

Recycled Materials

PIR Content TPEs for Automotive Exteriors

Kraiburg TPE’s new series of compounds to help European OEMs use optimum materials for future automotive exterior applications.
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Recycled-Content TPEs for Overmolding Globally Expanded

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.
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Arkema’s 40th Anniversary of its Pebax TPEs Includes Some Big Steps in Sustainability

Among Arkema’s new Pebax developments is a wide portfolio of advanced bio-circular solutions.
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‘First’ Carbon Fiber Smartphone Developed by German Startup

Lanxess Tepex dynalite 208 TPU is the matrix material for Carbon Mobile’s ultra-thin and extremely light smartphone.
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Next-Generation Supersoft TPEs

Kraiburg’s three new Thermolast TPE compounds said to represent new generation of supersoft TPEs.
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Growing Interest in TPEs for COVID-19 Related Medical Applications

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.  

Engineering Resins

Novel Flexible and Toughened Engineering Resin

Toray leverages proprietary nanoalloy technology to create a unique flexible and toughened type of nylon.

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One of the First Portfolios of Sustainable TPEs Commercially Launched

Audia Elastomers’ new AudiaFlex TPEs are produced from post-consumer, post-industrial, biobased, and marine waste based sources.
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