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KRAIBURG TPE Offers Thermoplastic Elastomers for Light-weight Healthcare Equipment

Published on 2021-08-17. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Medical    Appliances   

TPE-medical-equipment KRAIBURG TPE offers high quality and custom-engineered TPE compounds that feature exceptional elasticity, material processability and light weight advantages for healthcare equipment.

Safety and User-comfort


The application of KRAIBURG TPE’s TPE compounds in healthcare equipment delivers safety and efficiency, as well as optimized function and comfort for users. The TPE materials also give the necessary flexibility in the ergonomic application for the design of healthcare equipment.

The high-performance TPE compounds feature a soft-touch surface; chemical/scratch resistance; durability, and other desired properties that make them suitable for application in appliances and fittings. These include blood draw arm stands, footrest assemblies on chairs, transfer armchairs, phlebotomy chairs, and more.

Additionally, the pre-colorable TPE compounds are available with various color options that guarantee a consistent color quality worldwide.

For Applications Requiring Ergonomic Designs


KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® M series and THERMOLAST® K series of compounds are especially suited for applications that require ergonomic designs. Both consist of a wide range of hardness to cater to the different level of hardness required by customers.

They have good adhesion with PP, PC, ABS, PC/ABS, ASA, SAN, PET and PETG as well as PA; and can be processed via multi-component injection molding and co-extrusion processes.

These versatile compounds are compliant to international material safety standards. The THERMOLAST® M meets the requirement of VDI 2017, ISO 10993-5 standards and is listed in the Drug Master File. The THERMOLAST® K selected series complies with the relevant FDA-Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 21, and standard EN 71/3 regulations as well as China GB standards.

Source: KRAIBURG TPE

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