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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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