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APS Elastomers' Viprene® TPV: Lightweight Alternative for Use in Automotive Exterior Applications

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APS Elastomers

30735 Cypress Road, Suite 400, Romulus, MI, 48174, USA

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APS Elastomers' Viprene® TPV: Lightweight Alternative for Use in Automotive Exterior Applications

Press release date: July 22, 2014

APS Elastomers has developed a thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) for use in automotive exterior applications. Viprene® TPVs are a cost-effective, lightweight alternative for use in mirror mounts, mud guards and splash shields, bumpers, antenna bezels, and gaskets, seals and grommets. Available in natural or black pellets with a Shore hardness range of 35A-50D, Viprene® TPVs provide flexibility over a wide temperature range and resistance to degradation from water, oil, and grease.  Additionally, Viprene® TPVs offer a better compression set, are fatigue resistant, dimensionally stable and offer heat aging stability, low temperature flexibility and excellent U.V. and ozone stability.  "Our Viprene® TPV can be formulated to individual specifications needed in a variety of automotive exterior applications", says Stephane Morin, owner of APS Elastomers.

For more information on Viprene® grades for extrusion and injection molding, as well as other grades for conventional, unique or highly durable applications, contacts APS Elastomers, info@apstpe.com

APS Elastomers is committed to providing in-depth and high level customer and technical service, problem-solving, product development and support to designers, OEMs and processors; building relationships based on knowledge, trust and experience.  APS Elastomers also provides beside-the-press consulting, full laboratory services, and expedited shipments.

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