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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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Nov 29, 2016 |
Covestro’s Texin® TPU is the material for making lightweight, kink-resistant, long-lasting polyurethane hose that also meets standards for potable water. Texin® TPU bridges gap between rubber &...
Jun 24, 2016 |
VELOX has announced its extended distribution partnership with Samyang Engineering Plastics. VELOX will be distributing TPE-E in all European countries and Turkey. Thermoplastic Polyester...
Jan 25, 2016 |
PolyOne declared that it has helped manufacturer CelebriDucks launch The Good Duck™, a toy for babies and children with a smooth texture for teething. The Good Duck is marketed as PVC free...
Dec 9, 2015 |
The new technology Power Flex developed by BASF: Infinergy®. The expanded thermoplastic polyurethane is applied to the core of the padel bat. Its unique elastic properties and resilience offer clear...
Nov 30, 2015 |
The latest edition of nova-Institute’s market study “Wood-Plastic Composites (WPC) and Natural Fibre Composites (NFC)” reveals the most commonly used plastics are PP, PE and PVC, but also bio-based...
Jul 21, 2016 |
ExxonMobil has recently announced plans to expand its specialty elastomers plant in Newport, Wales. The project will result in a 25% increase in global TPV elastomer production capacity used for...
May 9, 2016 |
Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research is working on development of eco-friendly resins for elastic rail fastening systems. These polymers are often based on isocyanates, which require special...
Jan 18, 2016 |
TerraVerdae announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with PolyFerm. This partnership expands TerraVerdae’s product and technology portfolio into the high growth market of...
Dec 3, 2015 |
3D Systems participated in formnext 2015, a new trade fair for moldmaking, product design & 3D printing in Germany. 3DS showcased integrated cross-technology capabilities for moldmaking and product...
Aug 24, 2015 |
Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) is ready to make noise at Fabtech (Nov 9-12) with two exhibit booths promoting company’s latest technologies, including the Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM)...
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