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Chemicals & Chemical Processing -> Process Chemicals -> TPE Compounds

TPE Compounds

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Engineered TPEs are available in medical grade versions.

Engineered TPEs are available in medical grade versions.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Mar 27, 2014 Able to be processed by injection molding, extrusion, coating, and blow molding, medical grade engineered TPEs (thermoplastic elastomers) are available in Shore Hardness range of 35A to 74D and offer soft, flexible feel. These FDA-compliant TPEs can be used on their own or overmolded to provide tactile or functional features on components molded from other polymers, such as PP, PE, ABS, PC, SMMA, POM, and Nylon.

Compounded TPEs are intended for cable sheathing.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Mar 24, 2014 Suited for consumer and industrial electronic power cords and auxiliary cables, HFFR-Series TPE-S (styrenic block copolymer thermoplastic elastomer), TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate), and TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) are halogen free and flame retardant. Hardness values are available from Shore A 60 to Shore A 96, and grades offer properties which that facilitate processing and promote surface quality. Products conform to UL ratings as well as RoHS standards.

Halogen-Free TPEs target manufacturers of flexible cords.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Mar 24, 2014 With Halguard® E 59000 Thermoplastic Elastomers, manufacturers of flexible cords can produce non-PVC insulation and jacketing that do not contain halogenated flame retardants or phthalate plasticizers, while avoiding processing limitations of highly filled halogen-free flame retardant polyolefin compounds. Inherently elastic, low-smoke compounds incorporate intumescent flame retardant formulations rather than metal hydrate fillers used to render polyolefin products flame retardant.

Rigid TPEs suit mechanical lock/snap fit applications.

Rigid TPEs suit mechanical lock/snap fit applications.

Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc.    Rochester, IL 62563
Mar 18, 2014 Featuring 50 Shore D hardness, Elastocon 9050 Grade TPEs are formulated for applications such as rubber feel snap fit parts or to provide mechanical lock such as trim ring around dashboard screens or console shifts, enabling removal for service. Thermoplastic elastomers include 9050X in natural color and 9050BX in black. Both grades offer cold weather impact resistance as well as resistance to dirt and dust to help keep parts looking new.

Overmolding Soft-Touch TPEs enhance feel of mobile devices.

APS Elastomers    Romulus, MI 48174
Mar 18, 2014 Designed for cell phone and personal electronic devices, overmolding soft-touch thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) are formulated to produce silky touch and tactile haptic feedback. Grades are available in Shore A Hardness of 32A, 40A, 60A, and 70A and offer optimized chemical bond between soft elastomeric alloy and rigid thermoplastic substrate. In addition to slip resistance, these strong and flexible TPEs exhibit microbial and weather resistance, do not require drying, and can be colored.

TPE Compounds target automotive manufacturers.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Mar 03, 2014 Based on styrenic TPE chemistry, Sarlink® Thermoplastic Elastomers exhibit strength and elasticity comparable to TPVs, but provide smoother part surfaces and equivalent or better long-term UV stability. Products come in variety of custom-matched colors and generally do not require pre-drying. Featuring service temperature up to 100°C, TPE-S compound types include: high-performance extrusion, general-purpose extrusion, high-performance injection molding, and general-purpose injection molding.

Thermoplastic Elastomers provide grip for gadgets.

Star Thermoplastics    Broadview, IL 60155
Feb 17, 2014 Available in range of hardnesses from 20–50 Shore A, StarGrip-X® TPEs can be used in sheet or mat form, or molded to conform to shape of any product. Colorable materials help ensure products remain stationary on just about any surface. Typical uses include cell phone covers, stapler bases, tablets, gaming devices, and laboratory test instruments.

TPE Compound is low-smoke, halogen-free, and flame-retardant.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Sep 09, 2013 With Halguard® E 59001, manufacturers of power and other flexible cords for appliances and consumer electronics can produce non-PVC insulation and jacketing that does not contain phthalate plasticizers or halogen additives. Compound enables cables to meet requirements of UL VW-1 and Cable flame tests as well as IEC 61034 smoke test. When tested in accordance with UL 1581, Halguard E 59001 meets deformation and heat shock requirements at 150°C.

TPEs for Consumer Electronics enhance aesthetics, performance.

TPEs for Consumer Electronics enhance aesthetics, performance.

Polyone Corp    Seabrook, TX 77586
Aug 27, 2013 Use of Versaflex™ CE standard and custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) differentiates products through sensory attributes — smooth, soft feel with color and texture — while also imparting chemical and UV resistance for component durability. Able to bond to PC/ABS and other substrates during molding without adhesives, these TPEs address challenges such as desirable haptics for high-end phone and tablet cases and vibration-damping properties.

Flame Retardant TPEs comply with UL 94V0 requirements.

Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc.    Rochester, IL 62563
Aug 13, 2013 Offered in wide range of hardnesses from Shore 95A to 50 D, halogenated Flame Retardant TPEs offer weather, UV, and chemical resistance. Products are suitable for use where resistance to ignition, flame-spread, and low smoke emission are required. Applications include electrical insulation, cords and connectors, sockets, plug ends, battery components, and numerous automotive components such as fuel line and brake line covers as well as industrial hose covers.

TPE Grades are bondable to polyethylene.

Alliance Polymers & Services    Romulus, MI 48174
Aug 01, 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 for grips. Grades do not require any drying and can be colored.

Overmolding Thermoplastic Elastomers bond to polyethylene.

Alliance Polymers & Services    Romulus, MI 48174
Jul 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 consistent mechanical properties when used in TPE overmolding applications.

TPE Grades are formulated for profile extrusion.

Alliance Polymers & Services    Romulus, MI 48174
Jul 09, 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 extrusion designs. Applications include piping end caps, architectural gaskets, and electrical components.

TPU Compounds are transparent and UV resistant.

Alliance Polymers & Services    Romulus, MI 48174
Jul 01, 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 psi, tear strength from 400–1,600 lbf/in., and elongation of 300%–760%.

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

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

Alliance Polymers & Services    Romulus, MI 48174
May 08, 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.

TPE Grade is formulated for Nylon 6,6 overmolding.

TPE Grade is formulated for Nylon 6,6 overmolding.

Star Thermoplastics    Broadview, IL 60155
May 08, 2013 Used for overmolding onto Nylon 6,6, OM grade TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) meets needs of products that require hard base material and soft touch overmolded outer surface. Material is available in black pellets, adheres to Nylon 6,6, and features 50–80 Shore A hardness.

TPE Compounds ensure flawless water filtration.

TPE Compounds ensure flawless water filtration.

KRAIBURG TPE Corp.    Duluth, GA 30096
Apr 04, 2013 Part of DW Series Compounds, THERMOLAST® K material used for O-ring in metal filter from EMME GI PLAST s.n.c., ensures flawless filtration of water in pipes and guarantees safe contact with drinking water. Growth of mold and bacteria is inhibited without addition of irritating or even poisonous chemicals. Available from 55 Shore A, DW Series compounds comply with all important drinking water standards, even when they are colored. In addition, thermoplastic elastomers repel dirt and lime.

Wire and Cable TPE Compounds withstand rigors of clinical use.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Mar 21, 2013 Featuring Shore A hardness levels of 92, 69, and 82, respectively, Medalist® 8421, 8431, and 8451 combine rubber-like flexibility with high degree of purity to meet stringent medical standards. Thermoplastic elastomers have UL-9 flammability classification and max continuous operating temperature of 105°C. Suitable for insulation, jacketing, and molded fittings/connectors, products retain tensile strength, tensile modulus, and elongation after autoclave, gamma irradiation, and EtO sterilization.

Thermoplastic Elastomer targets medical devices.

Arkema Inc.    Carrollton, KY 41008
Feb 20, 2013 Intended for minimally invasive devices that are exposed to bodily fluids for less than 30 days, such as surgical tubing, Hydrophilic Pebax MV1074 SA 01 MED Polymer is USP VI certified and absorbs up to 48% of moisture from surrounding environment. Polyether block amide copolymer forms hydrogen bonds that create wet film on component surface, optimizing lubricity against bodily tissue. Flexible thermoplastic elastomer features 40 Shore D hardness and 80 MPa flexural modulus.

TPV Medical Elastomers come in high-hardness grades.

TPV Medical Elastomers come in high-hardness grades.

Teknor Apex Co.    Pawtucket, RI 02861
Dec 19, 2012 Able to be extruded, injection molded, and blow molded, Medalist® MD-200 Series includes 87 Shore A compound MD-240 and 43 Shore D (~93 Shore A) grade MD-245. Both thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) elastomers, suited for replacing rubber in medical applications, exhibit prolonged flex life, stability at elevated temperatures, long-term sealability, and resistance to fatigue and abrasion. Suggested applications include peristaltic, collection, and drainage tubes; stoppers; and seals/gaskets.

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