The Universal Selection Source: Plastics & Elastomers
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The aim of using plastics as rubber replacement is to achieve a maximum weight saving in individual components or parts by means of the design, the material selection or the method of production. By focusing on key concepts such as TPE, TPO, TPV elastomer, SBS, SEBS... this Channel aims to provide engineers and designers with technical solutions to replace rubber with plastics.
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Jul 8, 2014 |
By Thibaud Deleger
From the elastomeric materials, side significant changes occurred in these past years, with many more options offered to product designers and engineers. Vulcanized rubbers were the first to be...
Nov 1, 2013 |
Based on the August Click'N Vote Results the Omnexus Community clearly stated that the Elastomer Market Segment would have brilliant growth times in the near future. Even though cost-competitive...
Feb 25, 2013 |
KRAIBURG TPE is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) based on hydrogenated styrene block copolymers (HSBC). In addition to custom solutions, the company offers under the brand...
Sep 24, 2012 |
By Mark DeMeuse
During the last decade, attention has been drawn to hospital-acquired infections, also referred to as nosocomial. As part of that attention, there is a growing demand for higher standards in...
Nov 28, 2011 |
By Sreeparna Das
Alliance Polymers & Services LLC has developed a new grade of Thermoplastic Elastomer, the Maxelast® TPE D Series grade D01-0421, specifically for the manufacture of disposable gloves. Designed to...
Apr 24, 2014 |
Dynamic vulcanization process of ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber (EVM) and ternary polyamide copolymer (tPA) blends in the presence of tetraethyloxysilane (TEOS) was investigated. The morphology...
Jun 10, 2013 |
By Donald McNally
Although it's been a half-century of the standard way of writing words on paper, there are still people who like to use fountain pens. Some modern manufacturers now market the fountain pen as a...
Dec 17, 2012 |
Once again the Smithers RAPRA organization set-up the annual conference on Thermoplastics Elastomers (TPE 2012), which took place this year in Berlin, Germany, on November 13 & 14th, 2012. Once...
Dec 12, 2011 |
As a starting point to the 14th international conference on Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) held in Brussels, Belgium, on 8th to 9th November 2011 and following the agenda of the 20 presentations two...
Nov 2, 2011 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies has added two new grades to its 2800 Series of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), namely the Elastocon 2850PE and 2865PE, having a Shore A hardness of 50 and 65, respectively...
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