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Soft TPE Compound is suited for earplugs.

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May 1, 2014 - Soft to touch and microbial resistant, soft thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compound is intended for earplugs and other applications that require noise and vibration reduction. Material is latex-free, minimizing likelihood of allergic reactions, and offers excellent vibration dampening properties. Grades, which do not require drying and can be colored, provide optimal bonding performance and consistent mechanical properties when used in overmolding applications.

APS Elastomers

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

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APS Elastomers Develops Soft TPE Compound for Earplugs

Press release date: April 29, 2014

APS Elastomers has developed a soft thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compound for earplugs and other applications that require noise and vibration reduction. The material is latex free; diminishing the likelihood of allergic reactions. The new grade is soft to the touch, microbial resistant, and offers excellent vibration dampening properties.  “Our TPE is specially formulated to be softer and more flexible than traditional materials used,” says Roger Huarng, owner of APS Elastomers.

The grades require no drying, are easily colored, process easily and provide superior bonding performance and consistent mechanical properties when used in overmolding applications.

APS Elastomers is an independent TPU, TPE, TPV and other elastomer resource offering in-depth knowledge, product development and support to OEMs and processors.

For more information, contact: Marketing Department, APS Elastomers, 30735 Cypress, Suite 400, Romulus, MI 48174. Email: info@apstpe.com, web: www.apstpe.com

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