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K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

K 2019: New solid silicone rubber for improved fire safety

Wacker will be presenting a new flame-retardant solid silicone rubber for the rail industry at K 2019, the 21st International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Elastosil R 771 meets the fire-safety codes applicable for all rolling stock in the European Union since 2018. T


Thermolast K for aesthetic and overmolded dog toy

Thermolast K for aesthetic and overmolded dog toy

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.


Stronger focus on medical applications

Stronger focus on medical applications

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


Kraiburg TPE Scores a Victory with The First Thai Brush

Kraiburg TPE Scores a Victory with The First Thai Brush

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.


Virtual DoE of elastomer parts

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.


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