Dec 13

TPE production moving from Asia to North America

December 13, 2018 4:40 PM

The global thermoplastic elastomer market is "at a change point" in 2018, with the supply chain shifting from Asia and Europe to North America, according to industry consultant Robert Eller.
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Dec 11

TPE series for soft-touch surfaces in automotive interior

December 11, 2018 3:10 PM

Kraiburg TPE has introduced a new thermoplastic elastomers series specially developed for decorated surfaces that appeal to the touch and for functional parts inside motor vehicles’ cabins.
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Dec 06

TPE IN THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET: TRENDS AND APPLICATION

December 6, 2018 3:05 PM

Automotive is Key Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers
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Dec 04

TPE IN THE AUTOMOTIVE MARKET: TRENDS AND APPLICATION

December 4, 2018 9:25 AM

Automotive is Key Market for Thermoplastic Elastomers
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Nov 29

TPE for corner moldings and glass encapsulation

November 29, 2018 12:55 PM

Good adhesion, excellent sealing and sliding properties, a safe and tight encapsulation, and a perfect surface appearance throughout a car’s life cycle: the requirements for thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) for corner molding of EPDM and TPE door sealings and glass encapsulations are challenging.
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Nov 27

TPE for corner moldings and glass encapsulation

November 27, 2018 3:10 PM

Good adhesion, excellent sealing and sliding properties, a safe and tight encapsulation, and a perfect surface appearance throughout a car’s life cycle: the requirements for thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) for corner molding of EPDM and TPE door sealings and glass encapsulations are challenging.
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Nov 22

The PU sole market size

November 22, 2018 10:35 AM

The PU sole (footwear polyurethane) market size is estimated at USD 4.55 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach USD 5.79 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 4.9%.
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Nov 20

Shoe Materials: EVA Midsoles

November 20, 2018 8:40 AM

EVA midsoles are the most common cushioning materials in modern sport shoes. Used to make running shoes, basketball shoes, and almost any other sports shoe, EVA is lightweight, resists compression set, is available in almost any color, and is easily formed.
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Nov 15

Plastic Prototype for Sharing Bike's Tire

November 15, 2018 1:00 PM

Since the second half of the year 2016, sharing bicycles, with its aim to provide a solution “the last mile travel” as well as its green concert, has become a new favorite for Chinese.
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Nov 13

China bike-sharing boom bodes well for petrochemical industry

November 13, 2018 4:25 PM

China’s booming bicycle-sharing service is spurring investments in tyre innovation among petrochemical producers. The number of “intelligent” bicycles available for sharing has surged to more than 30m in China in just two years of operation and is still growing.
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Nov 08

Advantages of SBS modified bitumen roofing

November 8, 2018 11:05 AM

Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) describes a family of synthetic rubber derived from styrene and butadiene. SBS is a thermo plastic elastomer that has an excellent abrasion resistance and aging stability when blended with bitumen, making it the perfect bitumen modifier to achieve cold flexibility and elastic properties.
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Nov 06

Cable Jacket Materials

November 6, 2018 5:25 PM

The cable jacket is the first line of moisture, mechanical, flame and chemical defense for a cable. More specifically, the jacket provides protection for the shielding and conductors within the cable.
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