Jul 29

Therapy Ball Relies on Mediprene Thermoplastic Elastomer to Dazzle Users

July 29, 2021 8:01 PM

Ichó therapy ball deploys an array of colored lights, vibrations, and sounds to promote cognitive and motor skills.
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Jul 28

Teknor Apex, Eastman: Medical-grade TPE bonding effectively to copolyesters

July 28, 2021 8:47 AM

Medalist TPEs have been developed to meet the most stringent requirements of the health care industry
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Jul 21

AMT receives grant to develop a bio-renewable consumable for the post-processing of TPE parts

July 21, 2021 4:23 PM

Sheffield, England – AMT has received an £87,000 grant from Innovate UK to support the development of a bio-renewable consumable for the post-processing of thermoplastic elastomer parts.
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Jul 19

Huntsman: New TPU grade with improved properties for fire hoses and textiles

July 19, 2021 4:06 PM

Huntsman has developed a new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) grade for technical extrusion parts and blown film applications that is said to offer significant improvements over previous generation technologies when it comes to durability, production efficiency and reducing manufacturing waste. According to the company, Irogran A 85 P 4394 HR TPU is the latest addition to a well-established family of elastomer products from Huntsman, which are renowned for their performance in a diverse range of industrial and consumer applications.
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Jul 15

Avient & Oceanworks® Collaborate to Incorporate Ocean-bound Plastics in New Resins

July 15, 2021 9:13 AM

Avient is collaborating with Oceanworks® to help customers incorporate recycled ocean plastics in their products. Recycled ocean and ocean-bound plastics are those recovered from the ocean, waterways, and ocean-bound collection zones within 50 km of a coastline.
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Jul 13

Teknor Apex’s TPEs Effectively Form Chemical-resistant Bond with Eastman’s Copolyester

July 13, 2021 3:03 PM

Teknor Apex Company and Eastman have demonstrated a strong, chemical-resistant bond between thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and a clear copolyester substrate known for its toughness and chemical resistance.
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Jul 09

Design for sustainability

July 9, 2021 2:06 PM

Kirsty Wood, Development Technologist and Sustainability Lead at Hexpol TPE, shares how TPE materials fit into a circular economy.
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Jul 07

Benvic launches TPE range for caps & closures market

July 7, 2021 9:07 AM

Benvic launches TPE range for caps & closures market
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Jul 01
Jun 28

TPE Adheres Well to Different Surfaces for ‘Clean Eating’

June 28, 2021 2:48 PM

An Austrian-based start-up that has developed a ‘learn-to-eat’ set for babies and toddlers that makes eating cleaner is using Thermolast K TPE compound from Kraiburg TPE for the main component of this solution. Babynator’s non-slip system is comprised of a self-adhesive mat that reportedly firmly holds in place exchangeable accessories such as plates and bowls. It is available as a set or separately in many different colors.
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Jun 25

A strong bond: Overmolding TPEs on polycarbonates for medical wearables

June 25, 2021 10:32 PM

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and polycarbonates offer a unique combination of rigid and soft materials for housings and interfaces in wearables. To create durable devices that withstand repeated use, these materials must demonstrate strong adhesion and offer chemical resistance.
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Mar 01

Global chemicals Super-cycle is here? What's next for China export prices?

March 1, 2021 2:47 PM

We have observed a strong global price increase in Chemicals, and meanwhile, China export price also kept increasing.
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