Elastomers - news on Plastech

Thermolast K for aesthetic

Kraiburg TPE has demonstrated its expertise in custom-engineered thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) by providing a compound tailored to the precise balance of hardness and flexibility for a durable dog toy in combination with superior adhesion to nylon and excellent colorability.

Ineos Styrolution introduces

Ineos Styrolution’s new Styroflex 4G80 is specifically designed for medical tubing applications.

Stronger focus on medical

Kraiburg TPE will unveil its adhesion-optimized Thermolast M compounds with adhesion capabilities for a variety of medical thermoplastics at Pharmapack 2019 in Paris.


Albis distributes new halogen-free

Albis Plastic GmbH expands its TPE-Portfolio with flame retardant Styrene-based thermoPlastic Elastomers (TPS) of the brand Solplast from Uteksol.

Kraiburg TPE Thermolast K

Italy's leading manufacturer of electric two-wheelers has specified the use of Thermolast K for two precision gasketing applications on the new battery boxes of a growing range of power-assisted bikes and electro-scooters.

Albis Plastic receives sustainability

Albis Plastic GmbH has been certified in line with current Europe-wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) standards.

PolyOne shock-absorbing TPEs

Independent testing proves PolyOne shock-absorbing TPEs protect phone cases from impact better than TPUs

Kraiburg TPE Scores a Victory

Thailand's manufacturer of toothbrushes and household brushes is committed to producing toothbrushes of the highest quality. For this reason, The First Thai Brush Co., Ltd. has chosen a high-quality thermoplastic elastomer from Kraiburg TPE.

Heat-resistant PLA compounds

At Fakuma 2018, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH will be presenting its broad portfolio of bio-based thermoplastics for injection molding, thermoforming and extrusion.

Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

Increasingly complex plastic parts, which need to meet economical as well as ecological standards, pose an enormous challenge for injection molders. Tools like the virtual DoE, featured by the Sigmasoft®Virtual Molding Technology, help rising to these challenges.

Kraiburg TPE portfolio for

Kraiburg TPE is highlighting its market-driven and customer-oriented development expertise at the 26th International Trade Fair Fakuma held from October 16 to 20, 2018 at Friedrichshafen Exhibition Center.

BASF to expand production

BASF plans to increase the global production capacity for its antioxidant Irganox 1010 by 40% with production expansion projects at its sites in Jurong, Singapore, and Kaisten, Switzerland.

Arlanxeo introduces new Keltan

Arlanxeo introduces its new thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) that combine Keltan Eco ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM) with green fillers, plasticizers and thermoplastics, resulting in EPDM products with up to 90% sustainable ingredients.

Innovative Therban solution

Arlanxeo, a global manufacturer of synthetic elastomers, will present its new terpolymer Therban ST 3107 VP at DKT 2018 (German Rubber Conference).

Tailor-made for elastomer

At the German Rubber Conference DKT 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany, from July 2 to 5, ENGEL will present three applications to demonstrate its high expertise in systems solutions for elastomer processing.

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