Polyurethane

APS Elastomers' TPU Improves Post-Processing Operations
Rubber

APS Elastomers' TPU Improves Post-Processing Operations

APS Elastomers latest thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) provides good aesthetics, low tackiness and process efficiency for use in film, sheet, and extrusion coating and cured-in-place pipe applications. The specially formulated TPU maintains a low coefficient of friction and contact clarity without the need of lubricants, waxes or inorganic fillers that cause blooming or affect transparency in...

Read More »
Polyurethane

PolyOne Expands Healthcare Portfolio with Biomerics' Specialty Medical Solutions

CLEVELAND - PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, today announced that Biomerics has chosen PolyOne Distribution as the exclusive distributor for its QuadrathaneT, QuadraflexT, and QuadraplastT medical-grade thermoplastic polyurethanes in North America. Biomerics' Quadra biomaterials are an excellent complement to our...

Read More »
Polyurethane

Hard Thermoplastic Polyurethane offers enhanced extrudability.

Targeting tubing manufacturers, hard thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) is formulated for facilitated extrudability. Product enables thinner wall for tubing, which reduces material requirements, while also promoting productivity and efficiency. Affording processors and OEMs additional design options, TPUs range in Shore hardness from 50D to 74D and improve extrusion output without loss of melt...

Read More »
Freudenberg-NOK Invests in Fluid Power Segment Capabilities with Expansion of Schwalmstadt, Germany Facility
Hydraulic / Pneumatic / Radial Shaft Seals

Freudenberg-NOK Invests in Fluid Power Segment Capabilities with Expansion of Schwalmstadt, Germany Facility

European plant provides materials to Troy, Ohio production site PLYMOUTH, Mich. – Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) is continuing to build its global fluid power leadership through significant investments at its Schwalmstadt, Germany material production site. The Schwalmstadt facility produces the company's new polyurethane and other materials that are used at...

Read More »
Durable and Versatile TPUs can be used for diverse applications.
Polyurethane

Durable and Versatile TPUs can be used for diverse applications.

AVALON® polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs), also available in transparent grades, improve production and performance of industrial parts, ski goggles, caster wheels, cables, shoes parts, conveyor belts, and seals. Benefits of use include surface definition, matt or glossy effects, colorability, abrasion, flex performance, rubber-like look and feel, as well as reliable...

Read More »
Polyester-Based TPU suits injection molding applications.
Polyurethane

Polyester-Based TPU suits injection molding applications.

Supplied uncolored in pellet form, Zythane® 4090A TPU exhibits abrasion resistance, hydrolytic stability, and resistance to oil, fuel, and solvents. Low temperature flexibility and color retention make it suitable for goggles, while these same qualities, in addition to creep resistance, rigidity/softness, and adhesion allow it to be used in production of soft sports cleats. For animal ID...

Read More »
Thermoplastic Polyurethanes suit wire and cable applications.
Polyurethane

Thermoplastic Polyurethanes suit wire and cable applications.

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 deliverÂ- matte or glossy finish, TPUs exhibit anti-kink properties as...

Read More »
Cores

FST Composite Polyurethane Foam Cores enhance aircraft interiors.

LAST-A-FOAM® FST-3800 Performance Series offersÂ- lightweight, rigid foam core material that satisfies fire, smoke, toxicity (FST) and heat release requirements for commercial aircraft interiors. Used in conjunction with other materials, series can help improve aesthetics while maintaining fire safety requirements.

Read More »
Polyurethane

Polyester-Based TPUs are suitable for caster wheels.

Resistant to petrol, diesel, oils, vegetable and animal fats, and solvents, polyester-based TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) are available in Shore 65A toÂ- Shore 54D hardness range for use in such commercial, industrial, and consumer products as caster wheels for shopping carts, office chairs, and material handling equipment. Specifically formulated injection molded grade exhibits...

Read More »
Hydraulic / Pneumatic / Radial Shaft Seals

Molecular Material Changes Help Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit Address Hydraulic Challenges

New polyurethane will be showcased at company's IFPE booth (#81330) LAS VEGASÂ- – Amid the giant earthmoving machinery and massive hydraulic components on display at 2014 Fluid Power, Power Transmission, Motion Control Exposition (IFPE) and CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, is a new break-through technology that relies upon molecular innovation. Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies Simrit will...

Read More »

All Topics