Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC (APS), one of North America's fastest-growing distributor of and technical support resource for elastomers, has introduced a new line of halogen-free, flame retardant (HFFR) TPE-S (styrenic block copolymer thermoplastic elastomer) for consumer and industrial electronic power cords and auxiliary cables.
Specific applications for the new Maxelast® FH7800 series of TPE-S include power plugs, charger cables, electronic power cords, auxiliary cables and ribbon wire. They are offered as halogen-free and phthalate-free alternatives to flexible PVC (vinyl). They are easy to process and have good surface quality.
According to company sources and data sheets, the new grades are offered in a variety of hardnesses, from Shore A 60 to Shore A 96 and comply with RoHS, PAHs and NP (neophenol) standards and conform to UL ratings of 1581 (charger cables) and 94 (power plugs) depending on the grade.
About Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC
Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC, based in North America, is a leading TPE supplier, offering consulting services and product solutions with TPEs. They are a full-service warehousing, distribution, shipping and technical service organization dedicated to helping elastomer products firms and processors with all their product and technical support needs. APS works with a series of independent technical agents as well as a growing base of full-time personnel located in key cities and markets throughout the North American Continent.
Source: Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC