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.

Mark Minnichelli, director, technical development BASF.
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BASF Emphasizes Unique Highly-Reinforced Compounds & Additive Manufacturing

Material supplier is aiming to address the z-direction strength limitation of layered components produced with 3D printing.
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Resins & Additives at NPE2018: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, Sustainability

NPE will host lots of news in engineered thermoplastic compounds, customized TPEs, polyolefins for packaging, bioplastics, recycled content compounds, purging agents, 3D printing materials, and a slew of innovative additives.

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Materials: Extended Line of Nylon-Based TPEs

An extended product family of nylon-based TPEs, also known as polyether-block-amides (PEBA) is newly availble from Nylon Corporation of America, Inc. (NYCOA), Manchester, N.H.