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Star Thermoplastics Launches Overmolding TPEs with High Bond Strength

Published on 2020-09-08. Author : SpecialChem

star-thermoplastic-tpe-stabond-series Star Thermoplastics Alloys & Rubbers has introduced overmolding thermoplastic elastomer for engineering thermoplastics, StarBond® XL series. The series offers outstanding bond strength for a variety of engineering thermoplastics such as polycarbonate (PC), acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS) and PC/ABS alloys.

Outstanding Properties and Performance

The new StarBond® XL series has an initial offering of hardness 60 Shore A through 80 Shore A. They come in natural and black colors. The grades are available both in filled and unfilled forms. These grades offer superior tensile properties, elongation and tear properties compared to several leading competitors, while offering outstanding bond strength and flow characteristics.

We are very proud to announce StarBond® XL series, which showcases our innovation,” says Tom Dieschbourg, owner and CEO of Star Thermoplastics. “These are just the beginning of a new innovations they are working on at their state-of-the-art Research & Development Center at their Corporate Headquarters in Broadview, Illinois,” Dieschbourg adds.

The new StarBond® XL series offers customers an extension of choice in terms of value addition within the exiting StarBond® portfolio. The applications include markets such as consumer, medical, sporting goods, and transportation.

Source: Star Thermoplastics Alloys & Rubbers
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