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 16, 2013 |
The result of over 5 years of research, Rilsan® HT is the first thermoplastic from the polyphthalamide (PPA) family available in the market to combine high temperature resistance with flexibility...
Jul 25, 2013 |
Star Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc. (STAR) has increased the number of formulations of the firm's StarXtrude™ extrusion grades of SEBS-based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs). Offering a...
Jul 9, 2013 |
In plastics research, there are various ways of developing innovative
and potentially successful new materials. Additives help to give familiar
substances new properties, while mixing polymers can...
Jun 28, 2013 |
RED Motorsport's Lotus Exige completed the third race of the new season on June 14th and 15th, took place in the Touring Car Championships (TCC) of the Deutscher Motorsport Verband (DMV) at the...
Jun 20, 2013 |
The Lubrizol Corporation recently announced the launch of a flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) product suitable for medical applications. Developed by Lubrizol LifeScience Polymers...
Jul 30, 2013 |
At K 2013, Teknor Apex Company will introduce a restructuring of its well-known thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) brands that will enable it to serve as a single source of multiple compounds for...
Jul 22, 2013 |
PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, one among the global leaders in high-performance thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) solutions, recently announced Versaflex™ HC for infusion therapy stoppers and...
Jul 3, 2013 |
Meets long-term sealing requirements, may reduce energy
use during manufacture and can be recycled within the
manufacturing stream. South Korean auto maker Hyundai wanted a lighter weight, more...
For many years rack and pinion steering boots made from
Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) have been
meeting the needs of automotive under-chassis applications.
Steering boots must...
Jun 10, 2013 |
By Donald McNally
Although it's been a half-century of the standard way of writing words on paper, there are still people who like to use fountain pens. Some modern manufacturers now market the fountain pen as a...
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