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 28, 2013 |
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...
Mar 28, 2013 |
Three new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) wire and cable compounds from Teknor Apex Company combine the rubber-like durability and flexibility valued by hospital and clinical professionals and the...
Feb 21, 2013 |
Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical for their patented Santoprene™ TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate) nylon...
Feb 15, 2013 |
Arkema will launch its new hydrophilic Pebax® MV1074 SA 01 MED polymer for medical applications at the upcoming MedTech Europe [Feb 26-28] in Stuttgart, Germany. Hydrophilic Pebax MV1074 SA 01 MED...
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...
May 24, 2013 |
The report "Thermoplastic Elastomers Market By Types (SBC, TPO, TPV, TPU, COPE, PEBA), Applications & Geography — Trends & Forecasts To 2018" defines and segments the global thermoplastic elastomers...
Feb 25, 2013 |
An automatic fitting inserter developed by Clean Room Devices, LLC enables medical product manufacturers to obtain the advantages of Medalist® elastomers over PVC while increasing productivity in...
Feb 18, 2013 |
PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, one of the global leaders in high-performance, custom-formulated thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) solutions, announced it has collaborated with Philips to develop...
Feb 25, 2013 |
KRAIBURG TPE is a global manufacturer of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) based on hydrogenated styrene block copolymers (HSBC). In addition to custom solutions, the company offers under the brand...
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