|TPU Specialties at PU TECH 2017
CLEVELAND -- The Lubrizol Corporation
's Engineered Polymers business has announced that it will be exhibiting at PU TECH 2017 organized by The Indian Polyurethane Association at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi, India, March 8-10, 2017, stand no. K04/L02.
Latest TPU Developments
At PU TECH 2017, Lubrizol's Engineered Polymers business will highlight its latest innovative polymer solutions by focusing on the following thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)
- Estane® TPU for maximum abrasion resistance, excellent high temperature and low temperature flexibility and very good chemical and hydrolysis resistance - expanding the boundaries of traditional TPUs in wire and cable applications and in markets demanding high performance, from oil and gas to transportation.
- Novel aliphatic PearlthaneTM TPU expanding the broadest portfolio of superior staining and UV-resistant TPU solutions for the design of transparent or light-colored molded parts in wearables and automotive applications.
- Fast-cycling PearlthaneTM TPU polycaprolactone copolyester solutions, fast-molding and low-density properties with improved abrasion and scratch resistance for high-end automotive interiors.
- New, soft PearlbondTM TPU 300 plasticizer-free series offers high-adhesion for bonding of any substrates in the textile market.
Vishal Shinde, South Asia business leader, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers, noted:
"Demand is continuously expanding for specialty materials that are plasticizer-free, provide good haptics, good aesthetics, and have a combination of outstanding mechanical properties and improved performance over a long period of time. As a result of Lubrizol's evolving technical developments, we can offer an innovative, wide-ranging portfolio of TPU solutions to various markets. Lubrizol's TPU materials occupy a unique position of meeting demand by providing a versatile range of grades from 52 shore A to 77 shore D hardness."
*Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
**Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be available in all areas.
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About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
With more than 55 years of experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design, manufacturing, R&D and cutting-edge technologies, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are bio-based*, recyclable**, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Our technology crosses many industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems, sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive.
About Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.
Source: Lubrizol Corporation