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Lubrizol at Chinaplas 2015: To Unveil Estane® TS85AP3 & Estane® ZHF85AP3 Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

Published on 2015-05-08. Author : SpecialChem

GUANGZHOU, China -- Lubrizol Engineered Polymers will introduce two new innovative thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products, Estane® TS85AP3 and Estane® ZHF85AP3 at CHINAPLAS. These new products are designed specially to fulfill growing market needs with serious chemical & heat resistance requirements from various customers and applications.

Estane® TS85AP3 is a new kind of TPU with 85A hardness. Due to a special polyol in the structure, it provides outstanding chemical and high-heat resistance in addition to TPU’s many inherent advantages, e.g. abrasion resistance, etc.

Estane® ZHF85AP3 is a new non-halogen flame retardant TPU with an 85A hardness. It provides excellent flame retardance (UL-94 V0 & UL1581 VW-1) while maintaining outstanding chemical & high heat resistance performance. Estane® ZHF85AP3 was designed to help wire and cable suppliers create innovative premium products.

In summary, Estane® TS85AP3 and Estane® ZHF85AP3 have the following advantages:

1. Superior high-heat resistance
2. Excellent chemical, fuel and oil resistance
3. Outstanding tensile strength
4. Excellent hydrolysis resistance

Mr. Junkers Wang, regional industrial market segment manager, Lubrizol Engineer Polymers, notes “These two new grades will bring premium performance to our customers for a wide-range of applications, e.g. cable, hose, molded components, etc.

"We believe these innovative products will have a very promising market impact as our customers’ application demands grow. At our core, the Engineered Polymers business is committed to providing high performance products that support our customers’ development.”

About Lubrizol

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company. It combines complex specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of our customers' products while reducing their environmental impact.
Its products and technologies are in things people use every day - quite likely on surfaces and in fluids in the vehicles, in the shampoos and soaps, in medicine, in the clothes and in electronic devices and plumbing systems in home.

About CHINAPLAS 2015

CHINAPLAS 2015 is organized by Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd. and co-organized by China National Light Industry Council - China Plastics Processing Industry Association, China Plastics Machinery Industry Association, Guangdong Plastics Industry Association, Messe Düesseldorf China Ltd., the Plastic Trade Association of Shanghai and Beijing Yazhan Exhibition Services Ltd. The event is also supported by various plastics and rubber associations in China and abroad. First introduced in 1983, CHINAPLAS is China's only plastics and rubber trade show approved by UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry). CHINAPLAS has been exclusively sponsored by the Europe's Association for Plastics and Rubber Machinery Manufacturers (EUROMAP) in China for the 26th time. CHINAPLAS is currently Asia's No. 1 and the world's No. 2 plastics and rubber trade fair.

CHINAPLAS 2015 is expected to have 3,200 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions, together with13 pavilions from countries and regions of Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, PR China, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, USA, occupying an exhibition area of over 240,000 sqm, to showcase their diversified chemicals and raw materials and over 3,200 sets of plastics and rubber machineries. The 4-day exhibition is expected to attract over 120,000 trade visitors from 130 countries or regions.

Source: CHINAPLAS 2015

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