Product News: Materials & Material Processing
Thermoplastic Polyurethanes suit wire and cable applications.
Press Release Summary:
April 24, 2014 - Designed to meet challenges of various wiring and cabling applications, Huntsman Polyurethanes' IROGRAN® polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are available in 80A–98A shore hardness and are UL 94 tested. Several products include flame retardant formulations. Able to be colored as well as processed to deliver matte or glossy finish, TPUs exhibit anti-kink properties as well as resistance to wear, tear, and hydrolysis. Products are flexible and elastic over temperature range.
Original Press Release
IROGRAN® TPUs for Wire and Cable Now Available from APS Elastomers
Press release date: April 23, 2014
Now available from APS Elastomers are Huntsman Polyurethanes’ IROGRAN® polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs). These products are designed to meet a variety of challenging wiring and cabling applications, including household wiring for low amp appliances and heavy duty wiring and cabling for telecommunication cables; automotive ABS cables; power and energy cables; industrial cables for robotic and automated systems and geophysical cables.
Available in the shore hardness range of 80A-98A, these TPUs have been UL 94 tested; several of the TPU products include proprietary flame retardant formulations. Easily colored, the IROGRAN TPUs can be processed to deliver a matte or glossy finish, and offer high wear and tear resistance; good hydrolysis resistance and excellent anti-kink properties. All grades of IROGRAN TPUs exhibit superior flexibility and elasticity over a wide temperature range.
“Sheathing materials using IROGRAN TPUs provides commercial advantages and cost efficiencies,” said Stephane Morin, Owner of APS Elastomers, “by delivering exceptional processability and good melt strength; thus yielding higher production output.”
Huntsman Polyurethanes and APS Elastomers are committed to providing in-depth and a high level of customer and technical service, problem-solving, product development and support to designers, OEMs and processors. APS Elastomers also provides expedited shipment and full laboratory services.
For more information about IROGRAN TPUs for injection molding and extrusion, contact APS Elastomers, 30735 Cypress Road, Suite 400, Romulus, MI 48174. Email: email@example.com Web: www.apstpe.com
About APS Elastomers:
APS Elastomers is committed to innovation in all areas of the elastomer business by providing knowledge of all TPEs. Along with the highest level of service and support, APS Elastomers helps select the right polymer and develop new and better processing techniques allowing OEMs and processors to manufacturer their products successfully and efficiently.
Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals with 2013 revenues of over $11 billion. Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 80 manufacturing and R&D facilities in 30 countries and employ approximately 12,000 associates within our 5 distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.
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