Thermoplastic Elastomers

A category of materials that combine the functionality and properties of thermoset rubbers with the processability of thermoplastics. These materials are typically processed into products that require "soft-touch" features.

SABIC thermocomp
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NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives

Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.
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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: More Customized TPEs Emerge

From satin-smooth for consumer goods to medical-grade materials, new TPEs are more targeted to customized applications. 
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Materials: High-Performance PVC Elastomer Insulation Compounds

Teknor Apex’s new Flexalloy 89504-90 compounds provide multiple options for wire & cable manufacturers.