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Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc.

PO Box 463, Rochester, IL, 62563, US

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Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc.

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermoplastic Elastomer Grade offers cold weather stability.

August 7, 2015

Available in black pellets in 1,000 lb quantities, 8078B TPE Grade can be injection molded, extruded, or blow molded, as well as overmolded onto polypropylene for consumer and industrial products that call for rubber-like properties and good surface finish. UV-stable TPE offers high flow properties to enable complex part design and does not support microbial growth. In addition to high impact resistance, product offers resistance to chlorine, most sanitizers, and most household cleaners. Read More

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TPE Grade gives molded products rubber-like properties.

June 16, 2015

Suitable for consumer goods and industrial applications requiring UV stability and optimized surface finish, Elastocon 8150 Grade can be formulated for conventional thermoplastic molding equipment for injection molding, extrusion, or blow molding. Black 48 Shore A thermoplastic elastomer does not require drying and has passed FMVSS302 specifications for flammability. Available as ready-to-use pellets in 1,000 lb quantities, RoHS-compliant TPE can be recycled and contains no phthalates or latex. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

TPE Grades pass FMVSS302 flammability specifications.

May 29, 2015

Supplied as pellets in 1,000 lb quantities, 8088N and 8088BL are general-purpose thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) that pass FMVSS302 specifications for flammability and are capable of being overmolded onto PP. Shear dependent 8088N is Shore A 88, colorable TPE formulated for processing on thermoplastic equipment for injection molding, extrusion, or blow molding. As Shore A 90, black, lubricated TPE, 8088BL suits applications requiring impact resistance and reduced coefficient of friction. Read More

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Two-Shot Molding Elastomers offer alternative to silicone gaskets.

December 18, 2014

Impact-resistant, 2-shot STK thermoplastic elastomers, available in hardnesses from 40 Shore A to 90 Shore A, can be overmolded, twin shot molded, or coextruded in one operation. Properties and design negate need to use silicone gaskets or insert them into housings, while rubbery material improves housing and gasket aspects. Resistant to household cleaning products, elastomers overmold onto diverse substrates: PC, ABS, PC/ABS, acrylic, PBT, PS, PP, PE, copolyester, and polyamides. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermoplastic Elastomers feature window-clear formulation.

October 16, 2014

Available in Shore A 65 and 75 formulations, CLR Series is suitable for medical grips, dental utensils and knobs, and buttons for medical equipment. Oil-free products are odorless, can be injection molded or extruded, and offer tear resistance. Utilizing materials that are FDA-compliant, elastomers can be color tinted and are both reclaimable and recyclable. High flow during processing enables materials to be molded in products with complex configurations. Read More

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Weighted TPEs feature rubber-like properties.

July 30, 2014

Part of 8055 Series, Weighted High Density Grades are two colorable, general-purpose TPEs with Shore A hardness of 55 and 65. Thermoplastic elastomers can replace rubber in products where additional weight is required, including garbage disposal drain plugs, traffic cones, fishing products, straps, and other sports and leisure products. With x-ray opaque capabilities, TPEs are also suitable for medical devices. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Clear TPEs range from Shore 15-40 A.

June 4, 2014

Offered in Shore A hardnesses of 15, 20, 30, 35, and 40, CLR Series is formulated for consumer goods and applications requiring clarity, soft touch, and UV stability. Plasticizer-free thermoplastic elastomers provide non-blooming, high-strength properties as well as tactile surface finish. They are FDA compliant and give designers and molders alternative to silicone and PVC, making them suited for medical products and children's toys, as well as countertop electronics, appliances, and furniture. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Elastomers can be over molded/coextruded onto PE.

May 9, 2014

Supplied for compounding or as ready-to-use pellets, 2800 Series performance TPEs include 5 grades in Shore A hardness ranges of 25, 40, 50, and 65 specifically formulated for overmolding or coextruding onto polyethylene (PE). UV-stable products exhibit soft, rubber-like feel; promote surface finish quality and impact resistance; and exhibit resistance to cold weather, chlorine, and other chemicals and oils. TPE grades can be injection molded, extruded, blow molded, or compounded.
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Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermoplastic Elastomers suit overmolding applications.

May 8, 2014

Offered in Shore A hardness ranges of 25, 40, 50 and 65, Series 2800 includes grades specifically formulated for overmolding or coextruding onto polyethylene. Noted for ultra-soft, rubber-like feel and ability to be injection molded, extruded, blow molded, or compounded, UV-stable products provide good surface finish and high impact resistance. Grades also exhibit resistance to cold weather, chlorine, and most household cleaning products, among other chemicals and oils. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Rigid TPEs suit mechanical lock/snap fit applications.

March 18, 2014

Featuring 50 Shore D hardness, Elastocon 9050 Grade TPEs are formulated for applications such as rubber feel snap fit parts or to provide mechanical lock such as trim ring around dashboard screens or console shifts, enabling removal for service. Thermoplastic elastomers include 9050X in natural color and 9050BX in black. Both grades offer cold weather impact resistance as well as resistance to dirt and dust to help keep parts looking new. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Flame Retardant TPEs comply with UL 94V0 requirements.

August 13, 2013

Offered in wide range of hardnesses from Shore 95A to 50 D, halogenated Flame Retardant TPEs offer weather, UV, and chemical resistance. Products are suitable for use where resistance to ignition, flame-spread, and low smoke emission are required. Applications include electrical insulation, cords and connectors, sockets, plug ends, battery components, and numerous automotive components such as fuel line and brake line covers as well as industrial hose covers. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Clear Medical Grade TPEs do not produce tacky feel.

September 28, 2012

Intended for medical product designers and manufacturers, SEBS-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) of CLR series includes grades with hardnesses from 15–75 Shore A as well as 2 grades, CLR65 and CLR75, that are oil-free. Odorless TPEs utilize FDA-compliant materials exhibit tear resistance, can be color tinted, and can be extruded or injection molded. Applications include grips for medical and dental utensils as well as knobs and buttons for medical equipment. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Semi-Rigid TPE Grade is optimized for impact resistance.

May 8, 2012

Available in black pellets with 50 Shore D hardness, 9050BX thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) provides alternative to TPOs and TPVs. Material properties are suited for it being used for trim rings and panels required for electronic consumer products as well as various transportation equipment and interior instrumentation that demands durability, abrasion resistance, and impact isolation. Also, TPE can be molded as integral part in fastening systems requiring impact resistance. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermoplastic Elastomers suit nylon overmolding applications.

May 2, 2012

With Shore A Hardness of 60, Elastocon STK56PA natural and STK56PA-B black TPEs provide dry touch ergonomic feel while offering resistance to scratching and marring. Products do not require drying and are suitable for applications that require rubber-like properties, impact resistance, chemical resistance, and colorability. Typical uses include soft touch knobs and levers, electronic component housings, and grips for tools, utensils, medical instruments, and appliances. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Green & Clean

Soft Thermoplastic Elastomer offers scratch resistance.

January 27, 2012

Featuring 80 Shore A hardness, Elastocon 8078NL provides scratch and mar resistance as well as shock and sound deadening qualities. Product's coefficient of friction results in surface that minimizes collection of dust and debris. RoHS-compliant TPE does not require drying and is latex-free, reclaimable, and recyclable. Offering rubber-like qualities, Elastocon 8078NL is suited for automotive cup holders and storage tray bins, farm equipment, marine products, and lawn/garden tools. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Overmolding Thermoplastic Elastomers resist scratching.

January 19, 2012

Formulated for overmolding onto nylon, Elastocon STK56PA and STK56PA-B feature Shore A Hardness of 60 for soft feel. Products offer impact resistance as well as resistance to many chemicals and household cleaning products. Latex-free, RoHS compliant, reclaimable, and recyclable, TPEs are suited for automotive and non-automotive knobs and levers, electronic component housings, and grips for tools, kitchen utensils, medical instruments, and appliances. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

TPE Grades are suited for caps, closures, wine corks, grips.

November 9, 2011

Available as pellets in 1,000 lb quantities, Elastocon 2850PE and 2865PE have respective Shore A hardness of 50 and 65, are FDA compliant, and suit applications that require rubber-like properties and colorability. Both odorless and translucent thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) grades, formulated for extruding as well as overmolding and coextruding onto polyethylene, suit medical, consumer, and outdoor industrial applications that require UV stability. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Universal TPE Grade suits most overmolding applications.

February 25, 2011

Featuring Shore 40A hardness, Elastocon STK40BX produces dry touch ergonomics with non-gloss, matte surface finish. Thermoplastic elastomer can be overmolded onto PC, ABS, PC/ABS, acrylic, HIPS, copolyester, and various grades of polyamide. It is UV stable, non-toxic, and both latex and phthalate-free. Available in 50 lb bag quantities, TPE can be injection molded as well as extruded or blow molded and is suited for product protection applications. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

FDA Compliant TPEs are completely oil/plasticizer free.

June 18, 2010

Designed for manufacture of synthetic corks for wine and cap liners for bottled beverages, Elastocon OF Series of low COF, high strength TPEs are formulated for easy removal from bottles. They are phthalate and latex free, odorless, and are available in hardness ranges from 60-80 Shore A, in small or large quantities. Opaque natural in appearance, TPEs are offered in any color of choice or in translucent natural for coloring by molder. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Thermoplastic Elastomers are developed for medical tubing.

March 31, 2010

Available in 65 and 75 Shore A hardnesses, Elastocon® CLR Series transparent thermoplastic elastomers are phthalate- and plasticizer-free, and are FDA compliant. They offer non-blooming high strength properties, high degree of softness, clamp resilience, and resistance to kinking and necking. Available in ready-to-use pellets in 1,000 lb or as concentrates, products are suited for applications requiring UV stability. Selected grades can be overmolded onto polypropylene. Read More

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