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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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...
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...
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)...
Jul 23, 2015 |
A new series of styrenic block copolymer elastomers from Teknor Apex Company exhibits performance comparable to that of thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) widely used in window gaskets while offering...
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...
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...
Nov 24, 2015 |
PolymaxTPE has developed a low hardness TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) exhibiting better performance than that of thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) widely used in weather seals by providing higher tear...
Aug 4, 2015 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies has increased its offerings of TPEs with the introduction of a new grade in its general purpose 8000 Series, specifically the newly formulated 8078B grade for applications...
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...
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