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TPE for high-quality surfaces for interiors

TPE for high-quality surfaces for interiors

Kraiburg TPE is taking up the trends and challenges involved in mobility becoming increasingly connected, electrified and automated, with two material series that focus particularly on the increasing requirements of automotive interior components.


Soft feel and friendly to the skin with biocompatible TPE

Soft feel and friendly to the skin with biocompatible TPE

Nerivio, a novel wireless neuromodulation wearable from Theranica for drug-free acute treatment of migraine, features an electronic housing molded in a Thermolast M custom-colored medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer compound from Kraiburg TPE.


Engel and Hack Formenbau together against Covid-19

Engel and Hack Formenbau together against Covid-19

The demand for test swabs for nasal and throat swab tests will continue to grow strongly due to Covid 19. Injection moulding machine manufacturer Engel Austria and Hack Formenbau are jointly committed to ensuring the global supply of test swabs.


Tailor-made thermoplastic composites  for high-volume production

Tailor-made thermoplastic composites for high-volume production

Engel is one of the winners of the JEC Innovation Awards 2020. Together with FILL, the machine manufacturer has received the award in the category Process for the development of a production line for the manufacture of tailor-made composite blanks.


Working together to help people with reliable quality

Working together to help people with reliable quality

While high-quality thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) from Kraiburg TPE are used in many everyday applications such as toothbrushes, razors, automotive components, and others, they have also become indispensable in numerous areas of systemic importance.


TPEs with food contact approval

TPEs with food contact approval

From toothbrushes to teething rings – many manufacturers of products for dental and oral hygiene are today specifying materials that have been approved for food contact in order to also ensure that they are highly non-irritant for skin and oral applications.


Plastoplan Polska offers Victrex PEEK

Plastoplan Polska offers Victrex PEEK

Polyaryletherketones (PAEK)is a family of high performance plastics with unique properties. These semi-crystalline aromatic polymers have high mechanical strength even at very high temperatures.