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United Soft Plastics Reports Growing Use of TPEs for COVID-19 Related Medical Applications
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United Soft Plastics Reports Growing Use of TPEs for COVID-19 Related Medical Applications

Manufacturers of Face Masks, Ventilators, and Face Shields Opting for TPE’s Elasticity, Resilience, and FDA Compliance Lawrenceville, Ga., February 4, 2021 – United Soft Plastics, a leading manufacturer and custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE), reports a surge of interest in the use of thermoplastic elastomers for the production of many COVID-19 related medical applications....

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TPE-Based Midsole Adds More Soring to Each Stride of New Running Shoe From Aanta Sports Products
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TPE-Based Midsole Adds More Soring to Each Stride of New Running Shoe From Aanta Sports Products

Teknor Apex and ANTA Collaborated on Developing a High-Resilience Midsole Formulated with Monprene® TPE Jinjiang, China, October 27, 2020: A custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) from Teknor Apex Company has helped China’s ANTA Sports Products Limited to develop a running shoe that exhibits outstanding rebound resilience, enabling wearers to run for longer distances. One of the...

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New Plastics Materials from 3D Systems is Suitable for Multiple Industrial Applications
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New Plastics Materials from 3D Systems is Suitable for Multiple Industrial Applications

Figure 4 RUBBER-65A BLK elastomer offers high elongation at break for flexibility and durability. Accura Patch and Accura Bond high viscosity materials are used with SLA resins for creating larger parts and patching during post processing. Figure 4 JEWEL MASTER GRY versatile master pattern material with high heat deflection temperature ensures compatibility with range of silicones for creating...

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New MD-30000 Thermoplastic Elastomers are CONEG and RoHS Compliant
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New MD-30000 Thermoplastic Elastomers are CONEG and RoHS Compliant

Include grades with enhanced softness, translucence, low compression set for effective sealing properties, and resistance to lotions. Exhibit adhesion to engineering plastic substrates while meeting the stringent requirements for use in medical devices. Offer shorter cycle time due to avoidance of a curing process, and can be processed on conventional injection molding equipment.

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