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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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Nov 14, 2012 |
Highly aesthetic soft-touch instrument panels for Daimler's Actros truck, which make innovative use of Trexel's MuCell® process, have been named a finalist in the body interior category of the...
Nov 2, 2012 |
Merquinsa, a Lubrizol company, recently announced that it will participate in the TPE 2012 conference, which will take place in Berlin on November 13-14, 2012. Organized by Smithers Rapra, the...
Oct 22, 2012 |
PolyOne Corporation, a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, recently announced that DENSO Corporation, a leading supplier of automotive systems for all...
Oct 12, 2012 |
Engineering plastics, polyurethanes and masterbatch preparations are once again the major topics of this year's BASF exhibit at the Fakuma, the international exhibition for plastics processing in...
Oct 4, 2012 |
Santoprene™ TPVs chosen for glass run channel weatherseal of Volkswagen up! Exxtral™ performance polyolefins for interiors of Volkswagen up! as well as for the front and rear bumper fascia of the...
Nov 8, 2012 |
Product designers and molders as well as marketers of consumer goods, sports equipment and electronic products who are seeking to add permanent anti-static/ESD effect properties on and in their...
Oct 29, 2012 |
Merquinsa, a Lubrizol company, announces that its Pearlthane® ECO TPUs are incorporated into Nike's recently released GS football boot. TPUs (thermoplastic polyurethanes) are known for outstanding...
Oct 17, 2012 |
Alliance Polymers and Services LLC (APS), a fast-growing distributor and technical resource for thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), announces that by the end of the 4th quarter of 2012, it will begin...
Oct 8, 2012 |
Arnitel® Eco, an innovative, partly bio-based thermoplastic copolyester elastomer (TPC) has won an honorable mention in the 2012 Material ConneXion Material of the Year Award. The revolutionary...
Oct 4, 2012 |
Smithers Rapra has unveiled four new speakers for their forthcoming thermoplastic elastomers conference in Berlin on 13-14 November. Dr Valentina Cerato, Senior Materials Engineer, Ford Motor...
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