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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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