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KRAIBURG TPE Offers Thermally-stable Thermoplastic Elastomers for Apparels

Published on 2020-02-04. Author : SpecialChem

tpes-for-apparel KRAIBURG TPE offers high quality and custom-engineered TPE compounds that deliver the desired properties for use in apparels. The COPEC® series renders a pleasant finish for a velvety and silky surface and exhibits resistance against cleaning agents, sebum, and skin oils.

The compound series’ properties impart comfort, quality, and value to fashionable wear and accessories application. This series is in line with the trend where fashion brands seek solutions to satisfy the need for functional fabrics. Further, these solutions must enable a brand to stand out from its competitors while retaining its quality and value.

TPEs for Array of Applications

The COPEC® series provides the advantages of good thermal stability, and demonstrates excellent adhesion to polar thermoplastic like PC, ABS and various polymer blends. Possible applications include work & safety clothing, footwear and gloves, owing to its pleasant surface and water resistance as well as high performance seal; shoe laces; strap retainers, bra strap holders, shoe insoles, shoe midsoles like torsion bar and blade as well as heel counters; footwear cushions, outsole plates for cleated footwear, brand logo, and more.

Possible Color Optimization and Customization

Color optimization and customization that are consistent to global quality are hallmarks of KRAIBURG TPE compounds solutions.

The COPEC® series is no exception. It has varied color options to deliver vibrant and true to color requirements for the fashion industry seeking bespoke products for discerning consumers in the active lifestyle fashion market.

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