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TPEs 'Translate' Precisely for the U.S. Military
Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

TPEs 'Translate' Precisely for the U.S. Military

TPEs from GLS Corporation for Translation Device Contribute to Use and Durability McHENRY, IL (August 9, 2006) - The U.S. military has a new "weapon" in its arsenal, a product that might be associated more with tourists than with the military. And interestingly, very much involved is a U.S. firm which one wouldn't normally associate with supplying goods for military needs - GLS Corporation, a...

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Biopsy Valves are disposable for patient/staff protection.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Biopsy Valves are disposable for patient/staff protection.

Made of medical-grade thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), BioShield(TM) disposable biopsy valves ensure patients are protected from cross-contamination issues caused by product reuse. TPE material, construction, and airtight design reduce hissing and leaking of potentially infectious body fluids onto administrators. Exhibiting ozone resistance and UV stability, products provide immediate, direct...

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Clear TPE Material bonds to various substrates.
Materials

Clear TPE Material bonds to various substrates.

Versaflex® OM3000 grades exhibit water clarity and overmold bond strength to PC, ABS, PC/PETG, PC/PBT and other substrates for insert or 2-shot injection molded applications. Grades can be customized in regards to hardness, color, and color effects (day-glow, metallic, sparkle, pearlescent). While silky soft to touch, material can be utilized to provide slip resistance, vibration damping,...

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Materials

Thermoplastic Elastomers bond to various nylon materials.

VERSAFLEX® OM6200 Series TPEs provide bond/overmold across nylon substrate types as well as modified nylons. Varying nylon type (6, 6/6, 6/6/6) or modifying nylon with colorants, impact modifiers, or lubricants has minimal impact on effects of TPE. Developed to process in insert molding and 2 shot molding, grades do not require drying of TPE or nylon substrate prior to molding. Grades come...

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TPE Alloys are suited for replacing silicone and PVC.
Materials

TPE Alloys are suited for replacing silicone and PVC.

Featuring water-clarity and heat resistance, VERSAFLEX® CL 2200 TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) alloys are supplied as injection-moldable pellets with 42 and 50 Shore A hardness. They offer bite and tear resistance, making them suitable for infant care and kitchenware products that require boiling and/or cleaning in hot dishwashers. Also suited for toys and tubing, they can be used in...

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Materials

Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers impart rubbery feel.

VERSOLLAN(TM) TPE Alloys are offered in Shore A hardness of 55 and 65 and feature soft touch, high coefficient of friction, and dull, matte finish. They can be insert or 2-shot overmolded directly onto PC, ABS, or blends of PC and ABS. Alloys provide chemical and oil resistance. Applications include soft touch grips, handles, and knobs on hand and power tools; lawn and garden equipment; sports...

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