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Alliance Polymers & Services

30735 Cypress Rd., Suite 400, Romulus, MI, 48174, USA

  • 734-710-6700

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Materials & Material Processing

TPU Grades are suited for food contact applications.

February 11, 2014

Available in hardness range of Shore A 80 to Shore D 74, polyether-based and polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) meet FDA standards for usage in contact with dry food. These TPU grades offer resistance to abrasion and tearing, can be colored, and accommodate broad processing range. Areas of use include such applications as conveyor belts, harvesting equipment, and other dry food... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes offer optimized melt strength.

October 4, 2013

Offered in wide range of hardnesses from 70 Shore A to 45 Shore D, 7000 Series of Zythane™ TPUs are formulated for pneumatic tubing, cable jacketing, technical profiles, and film and sheet. Polyether-based materials offer optimized transparency when extruded natural, low temperature flexibility, hydrolytic stability, and microbial resistance as well as tear strength and resistance to weak bases... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

TPE Grades are bondable to polyethylene.

August 1, 2013

Available in 32, 40, 60 and 70 Shore A Hardness, 4 overmolding grades of Maxelast® TPEs can be used for bonding onto PE (polyethylene) used for handles, grips, cosmetic cases, and other applications. Chemical bond between soft elastomeric alloy and rigid PE substrate results in products that are slip resistant as well as ergonomic and soft to touch. Additionally, TPE provides shock absorption... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Overmolding Thermoplastic Elastomers bond to polyethylene.

July 29, 2013

Available in Shore A Hardness range of 32, 40, 60, and 70, Maxelast® OM TPEs offer chemical bond between soft elastomeric alloy and rigid polyethylene substrate. Results are products that are ergonomic and soft to touch as well as slip resistant and shock absorbing. Suitable for handles, grips, and cosmetic cases, Maxelast OM grades require no drying, can be easily colored, and offer... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

TPE Grades are formulated for profile extrusion.

July 9, 2013

Available from 30 Shore A to 36 Shore D, Maxelast® D Series TPEs are supplied in natural pellets, closely resemble vulcanized rubber, and exhibit chemical and oil resistance. Optimized characteristics include energy-absorbing performance, weatherability, and coefficient of friction. Able to be co-extruded for soft/hard combinations, TPEs suit large or small and simple or complex profile... Read More

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TPU Compounds are transparent and UV resistant.

July 1, 2013

Resistant to degradation from chemicals, greases, oils, water, and fungus, Zythane® polyester- and polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compounds, depending on grade, are formulated for injection molding, clear injection molding, and clear extrusion applications. Properties and benefits include Shore Hardness from 60 Shore A to 70 Shore D, tensile strength from 3,000–8,000... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Vulcanizate supports blow molding.

June 18, 2013

Able to be press blow molded, suction blow molded, or 3D sequential coextruded, Viprene™ is suited for automotive, aircraft, and other vehicle parts such as hollow boots, bellows, and ducts. Material is available in Shore A hardness of 90 and handles temperatures from 40–347°F, while retaining flexibility. In addition, product is chemical resistant and requires minimal flashing and... Read More

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Halogen-Free TPV for Power Cords/Cables is flame retardant.

May 8, 2013

Offering phthalate-free alternative to flexible PVC (vinyl), Viprene® V85A-27U-BLK is suited for consumer and industrial electronic power cords and auxiliary cables. This halogen-free flame retardant (HFFR) TPV (thermoplastic vulcanate elastomer) may be used in such applications as power plugs, charger cables, electronic power cords, auxiliary cables, and ribbon wire. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Vulcanizates provide rubber-like performance.

January 8, 2013

Compounded with polyolefin phase with cross-linked EPDMK phase, Viprene® P High Performance Thermoplastic Vulcanizates are available in hardnesses from 45 Shore A to 50 Shore D. Recyclable products offer high heat stability, low temperature flexibility, and resistance to oils and abrasion. Available in natural or black pellets, TPVs are suited for power steering, brake, and fuel hoses as... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

General-Purpose TPV Grades combine rubber, plastics properties.

November 30, 2012

Supplied as natural or black pellets, Viprene® G thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) grades are offered in hardness ranges from 45 Shore A to 50 Shore D and combine mechanical performance of thermoset rubber with processing properties of plastics. TPVs offer flexibility at low temperatures as well as long-term resistance in harsh environments and applications where abrasion, chemical,... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Materials & Material Processing

Anti-Static Thermoplastic Elastomers are offered in 4 grades.

November 13, 2012

Maxelast® P Series TPEs provide permanent anti-static/ESD effect on sports equipment, consumer goods, and medical and electronic products, with surface resistivity down to 1,010 Ω/sq. Four grades with Shore A Hardnesses of 65, 75, 80, and 90 are available, all of which are colorable for product identification. Thermoplastic elastomers can be used for overmolding onto polypropylene and for... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Thermoplastic Polyurethane delivers application flexibility.

August 29, 2012

Exhibiting flexibility in low temperatures, Elastollan® Soft 35A and 45A (phthalate-free plasticized) and Elastollan Soft 60A and 70A (non-plasticized) accommodate applications requiring shock absorption, abrasion resistance, wet slip resistance, and comfort. Each TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) exhibits transparency and is resistant to effects of hydrolysis and chemicals. Typical... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

TPE Grade is suited for handles, grips, cap liners.

June 29, 2012

Suited for overmolding onto polypropylene base for handles, P2844 Series Maxelast® thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) provide soft, ergonomic grip. TPEs are available in translucent and natural color pellets and have 25-30 Shore A hardness range. In addition to stand alone applications, uses include toothbrush handles as well as other products where colorability and soft feel are required or... Read More

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Soft Thermoplastic Elastomers suit overmolding applications.

June 3, 2011

With Shore A hardness range from 10-85 A, styrenic A-Series Maxelast® TPEs can be overmolded onto PC, APS, PC/ABS, or copolyester substrates. Benefits include soft, flexible feel with optimized grip characteristics and compression set as well as processing and coloring characteristics. Also available in translucent and clear grades, TPEs resist scratching and are suited for use in such... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Thermoplastic Elastomers are optimized for gaskets and seals.

February 9, 2011

Maxelast® TPEs include 2 formulations targeted for gaskets and seals. Offered as alternatives to thermoset rubber and TPVs, products are suited for use in temperatures to 212°F. Maxelast P3800 series styrenic TPEs can be injection molded, extruded, co-extruded, or co-molded, and are recyclable, have low compression set, and are chemical resistant. Properties enable gaskets and seals to be... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Thermoplastic Elastomers are halogen-free and flame-retardant.

August 11, 2010

Available in variety of hardnesses from Shore A 60 to Shore A 96, Maxelast® FH7800 Series of styrenic block copolymer thermoplastic elastomers provide halogen-free and phthalate-free alternatives to flexible PVC. RoHS-compliant products meet PAHs and NP standards and conform to UL ratings of 1581 and 94, depending on grade. Elastomers are suited for power plugs, charger cables, electronic... Read More

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