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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Jun 29, 2015 |
Formulated with polypropylene (PP) and a cross-linked EPDM, Viprene® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) exhibit many properties similar to rubber; flexibility over a wide temperature range and resistance to degradation from water, oil and grease.
Jun 15, 2015 |
Are you looking for a rubber alternative with a soft, easy grip and good colorability? APS Elastomers’ Viprene® thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) exhibits many properties similar to rubber such as flexibility over a wide temperature range and more.
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Increase your confidence in the plastics industry with a structured and ready-to-use overview of existing materials, technologies and key factors impacting performance/cost ratio. This is a good starting point for someone new in the plastics industry.
May 22, 2015 |
AEI Compounds unveils SX-0606 high performance moisture-cure, silane crosslinkable sheathing compound to meet specification NEK606 Cables for offshore installations, halogen free & mud resistant. SX-0606 features easy processing with high line speed.
Mar 19, 2015 |
Teknor Apex Company will supply KraussMaffei Corp. with Sarlink® brand thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) for use in a unique multi-component process to mold two-component gaskets for rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe on the show floor at NPE2015.
Jun 17, 2015 |
bio!CAR, a new conference for the car industry, will launch in September. Focused mainly on bio-based materials in auto engineering, the international meeting will debut at Exhibition Centre Stuttgart on 24-25 Sep. as part of COMPOSITES EUROPE 2015.
Jun 11, 2015 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies introduces newly formulated black 48 Shore A thermoplastic elastomer that gives molded products rubber-like properties and a good surface finish for consumer goods and industrial applications (requiring U.V.) stability.
May 28, 2015 |
Two new grades in 8000 Series of general purpose series of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) – 8088N (colorable) & 8088BL (black lubricated) – have passed FMVSS302 specifications for flammability, according to officials at Elastocon TPE Technologies.
Mar 23, 2015 |
Specialty chemical company Evonik presents new VESTAMID® DX9360 product, a polyamide extrusion compound for tubing systems that has the potential to significantly extend the lifetime of engine lines at NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase.
Mar 6, 2015 |
Teknor Apex’s series of TPE compounds for window encapsulation and other injection molded automotive sealing applications provides a higher-flow alternative to TPVs while offering the potential for weight savings because of their low density.
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