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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 20, 2016 |
Voodoo Manufacturing has announced the introduction of new full-flex and semi-flex Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) for advanced 3D printed parts, two new material options now available through the...
Apr 29, 2016 |
While attending the international AMUG conferences, Prodways, a Groupe Gorgé subsidiary, announced the launch of a new thermoplastic polyurethane material (TPU), which will join its range of powders...
Feb 19, 2016 |
Teknor Apex introduces specialty thermoplastic elastomers for seals, gaskets, motor mounts, drain tubes, shock absorbers, feet, and other components of major appliances, expanding a diverse family...
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...
Jan 6, 2016 |
Amcor Rigid Plastics captured WPO’s WorldStar 2016 Packaging Award for the development of an ultra-lightweight, hot-fill polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container designed exclusively 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...
Mar 8, 2016 |
Foster Corporation introduces ProFlex™ styrene-ethylene butylene-styrene (SEBS) for soft touch medical device applications. These polymers offer a low cost alternative to other thermoplastic...
Feb 1, 2016 |
Gelest, Inc. introduced a revolutionary technology that will allow design engineers to create innovative devices to meet new applications. This class of medical-grade elastomers has unprecedented...
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 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...
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