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SO.F.TER. Unveils SEBS-based Compound for Production of Elastic Films

Published on 2015-10-12. Author : SpecialChem

FORLÌ -- SO.F.TER. presents a new SEBS-based compound for the production of elastic films characterized by excellent softness and transparency, optimal elastic recovery and high tear resistance. The new material, called Laprene® 83FE00864, can be transformed by blown film extrusion into an extremely thin sheet, with thickness up to 50 microns. Moreover, it can be co-extruded with other polyolefins such as polyethylene (PE) for the production of multi-layer films.

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Fig. 1: SO.F.TER. Group

The new Laprene® 83FE00864 is suitable for contact with a wide range of food products and is completely free of hazardous substances. Its softness makes it particularly comfortable and ideal for production of personal hygiene products, such as senior and baby diapers, and for other applications in the paramedical sector.

About SO.F.TER. Group

SO.F.TER. Group is one of the largest independent compounders worldwide. The product range, among the widest in the industry, extends from thermoplastic elastomers to engineering plastics. Thanks to its technological know-how applied to a wide range of materials, SOFTER can offer its clientele innovative and customized solutions with a strong specialization in the automotive, household appliance, electric/electronic, construction and sports footwear sectors. With sales in over 60 countries, the SO.F.TER. Group has four production sites in Europe, three in America (the United States, Mexico, Brazil) and a sales office in Germany.

Source: SO.F.TER. Group

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