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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Sep 12, 2014 |
Teknor Apex Company has developed a series of standard grades that offer a wide range of choices for manufacturers of food containers, utensils, kitchen appliances, and children's products...
Jul 8, 2014 |
By Thibaud Deleger
From the elastomeric materials, side significant changes occurred in these past years, with many more options offered to product designers and engineers. Vulcanized rubbers were the first to be...
Apr 24, 2014 |
Dynamic vulcanization process of ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber (EVM) and ternary polyamide copolymer (tPA) blends in the presence of tetraethyloxysilane (TEOS) was investigated. The morphology...
Feb 18, 2014 |
At the Strategies in Light show, Feb. 25-27, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM) will showcase a new liquid silicone rubber (LSR) light diffuser line and additions to the Ultra Clear...
Oct 22, 2013 |
Fiat adopts an integrated jounce bumper system on its Punto model that integrates several components into one to deliver better performance and a lower system cost. The component is the result of an...
Aug 1, 2014 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc., a strong contender in the thermoplastic elastomer marketplace with more than 5 complete lines of specialty TPEs for numerous applications, announces it has added...
May 28, 2014 |
Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc. has recently expanded its 2800 Series of performance TPEs (thermoplastic elastomers) to now include 5 new grades for overmolding and coextruding onto polyethylene...
Mar 25, 2014 |
Marketers and product designers looking for a rigid thermoplastic elastomer for products like auto trim rings or soft rubbery-feel plastic components that can be snapped onto metal appliance parts...
Nov 1, 2013 |
Based on the August Click'N Vote Results the Omnexus Community clearly stated that the Elastomer Market Segment would have brilliant growth times in the near future. Even though cost-competitive...
Oct 21, 2013 |
Arkema places innovation at the heart of its development strategy. The consecration of its intense R&D policy, for the third consecutive year Arkema ranks among the "Top 100 innovative organizations...
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