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Rubber Replacement

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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May 24, 2013 | Industry News

Worldwide Market Revenue for TPE Likely to Reach USD 23.9 Bn by 2018: MarketsandMarkets

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...

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Feb 25, 2013 | Industry News

Clean Room Devices' Inserter Enables Makers to Assemble Medical Tubing Made from Teknor Apex's TPE

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...

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Feb 18, 2013 | Industry News

Philips Picks PolyOne's Customized TPEs to Deliver Safety Compliance for Home Healthcare Products

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...

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Feb 25, 2013 | Article

TPEs: Meeting Today's Application Needs and Offering Solutions for Tomorrow's Innovations

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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Feb 6, 2013 | Product News

Arkema Introduces Specialty TPE & PA MED Grades for Medical Devices Market Worldwide

Arkema is committed to provide the highest quality material for the medical market; this is why almost 10 years ago Arkema began to introduce MED grades for some of its Specialty Polyamides...

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Mar 28, 2013 | Product News

Teknor Apex at Interwire 2013: To Unveil Rubber-like Medical Grade TPE Wire & Cable Compounds

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...

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Feb 21, 2013 | Industry News

RTP Company Licenses Nylon Bondable Santoprene™ TPV Technology from ExxonMobil Chemical

Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company has licensed manufacturing rights from ExxonMobil Chemical for their patented Santoprene™ TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizate) nylon...

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Feb 15, 2013 | Product News

Arkema at MedTech Europe: To Unveil Pebax® MV1074 SA 01 MED TPE Polymer for Surgical Devices

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...

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Feb 14, 2013 | Product News

PolyOne at MD&M West: Exhibits TPE Solutions to Enhance Ergonomics of Medical Devices

PolyOne GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers, a global leader in high performance custom formulated thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) solutions, is showcasing materials that improve ergonomics at the ongoing...

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Jan 31, 2013 | Industry News

Global TPE Mkt's Revenues Rising at CAGR of 6.4% from 2012 to 2018: Transparency Market Research

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research " Thermoplastic Elastomers (SBCs, TPOs, TPUs, TPVs & COPEs) Market — Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and...

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