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 power cords, auxiliary cables, and ribbon wire.
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Alliance Polymers & Services
30735 Cypress Rd.
Romulus, MI, 48174
Alliance Polymers and Services (APS) Introduces New Line of Halogen-Free, Flame Retardant TPEs for Consumer Electronics and Industrial Power Cords/Cables
ROMULUS, MI - Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC (APS), North America's fastest-growing distributor of and technical support resource for elastomers, has introduced a new line of halogen-free, flame retardant (HFFR) TPE-S (styrenic block copolymer thermoplastic elastomer) for consumer and industrial electronic power cords and auxiliary cables.
Specific applications for the new Maxelast® FH7800 series of TPE-S include power plugs, charger cables, electronic power cords, auxiliary cables and ribbon wire. They are offered as halogen-free and phthalate-free alternatives to flexible PVC (vinyl). They are easy to process and have good surface quality.
According to company sources and data sheets, the new grades are offered in a variety of hardnesses, from Shore A 60 to Shore A 96 and comply with RoHS, PAHs and NP (neophenol) standards and conform to UL ratings of 1581 (charger cables) and 94 (power plugs) depending on the grade.
Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC is North America's only all-inclusive TPE supplier, offering consulting services and product solutions with TPEs. They are a full-service warehousing, distribution, shipping and technical service organization dedicated to helping elastomer products firms and processors with all their product and technical support needs. APS works with a series of independent technical agents as well as a growing base of full-time personnel located in key cities and markets throughout the North American Continent.
For more information on the new Maxelast 7900 series of fire retardant grades of TPEs from APS, contact: Marketing Department, Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC, 30735 Cypress Road, Suite 400, Romulus, MI 48174. Tel: 734-710-6700. Fax: 734-710-6715. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.alliance-tpu.com
Maxelast® is a registered trademark of Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC for its versatile family of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs).