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 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...
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...
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...
Jan 19, 2015 |
Knobeez selects APS Elastomers’ Viprene® thermoplastic vulcanizate as a rubber alternative for guitar and bass knobs. It can be processed using conventional injection molding and extrusion...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dec 19, 2014 |
APS Elastomers’ Maxelast® TPE is ideal material to replicate parts needed for taxidermy. It combines properties of rubber. When extruded or co-extruded, Maxelast® grade can be miter-cut & heat...
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