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Thermoplastic Elastomers
Thermoplastic elastomers helped to grow by soft-touch applications
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 02 December, 2013
The thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) market has been forecast to reach a value of approximately $14.96 billion during 2013, driven by ongoing product innovation, allowing them to continue to displace traditional elastomers and thermoplastics in a variety of applications. The market will also grow because of an increase in the amount of innovation in end uses.
Higher output and cleaner production environment for polyurethane soft foam producers
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 05 November, 2012
Finding ways to save money and the environment is important for polyurethane manufacturers. Using Walki Peel Foam or Walki Cover Foam protection materials helps producers of PUR foam blocks to cut down on costly chemical consumption, while at the same time reduce waste in manufacturing.
Polyether-based low-melt polyurethane targets textile coating by calendaring
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 19 October, 2012
Huntsman has developed a polyether-based polyurethane with low melt properties that is easy to process and is suitable for coating textiles by calendaring - a technique used to give fabric a smooth, glossy, hard-wearing finish.
DSM Thermoplastic Elastomers and Terra Sports form strategic alliance
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 07 December, 2004
DSM Thermoplastic Elastomers BV and Terra Sports Technology BV have formed a strategic alliance to develop, produce and market dedicated thermoplastic materials (TPE) for use in artificial turf systems for football fields.
TPE-E elastomer For ergonomic non-slip grips
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 20 October, 2004
For ergonomic non-slip grips on select hand tools, the Facom Tools Group uses Arnitel thermoplastic ether ester block copolymer (TPE-E) elastomer from DSM Engineering Plastics.
VW Golf airbag shows better cold weather performance
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 20 October, 2004
VW Golf airbag deploys more safely thanks to better cold weather performance of airbag covers made with Arnitel TPE-E from DSM
Logicom chooses overmoulded elastomer skin for wireless game controller
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 30 September, 2004
An overmoulded skin of an elastomer on an ABS moulded base has been adopted by Logicom design engineers to give both a soft touch feel and a good grip for its wireless game controller.
APA improves Alcryn MPR 2100 Series
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 23 September, 2004
Advanced Polymer Alloys (APA), a division of Ferro Corporation, has released an improved version of its Alcryn MPR 2100 series that performs better when processing moulded parts.
New focus on wire and cable from DSM
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 02 September, 2004
With new initiatives in wire and cable coating materials, DSM Engineering Plastics announces a new focus for its Arnitel TPE elastomers
Components no longer need to be black
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 02 September, 2004
Advanced Polymer Alloys (APA), a division of Ferro Corporation, announces that its Alcryn Melt-Processible Rubber (MPR) product line can be easily coloured.
DSM Elastomers confirms closing date for Chiba plant
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 20 July, 2004
The Board of the EPDM production joint venture DSM – IDEMITSU ( DIC ) has announced that it will close its EPDM plant in Chiba, Japan by September 30, 2004.
TPE-coated film with patented additive hits the roof
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 01 July, 2004
DSM Engineering Plastics
Railway pads take a helluva beating
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 22 June, 2004
Railway pads made form DSM
Moulded-in tear seam critical element of airbag cover
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 18 June, 2004
The side-door airbag covers in the 2003 Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Phantom model have adopted Arnitel TPE-E copolyeser elastomer from DSM Engineering Plastics.
Dow Corning
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 03 June, 2004
Dow Corning has announced that its Multibase production centre at Saint Laurent du Pont has been awarded the ISO/TS 16949:2002 automotive quality certification. This achievement confirms the company
In six colors, new devices double the light output of comparable PLCC-2 LEDs
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 23 April, 2004
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today announced the release of a complete family of power SMD LEDs that deliver exceptional brightness thanks to a specially designed leadframe profile that greatly improves device heat dissipation.
Arnitel a soft touch for Tupperware
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 31 March, 2004
Tupperware, leading producer of quality household goods and Kitchenware, has selected Arnitel TPE from DSM Engineering Plastics for its new Cafetiere.
Thermoplastic copolyester elastomer manages noise in camera application
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 11 March, 2004
Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester elastomers (TPE-Es or COPE) from DSM Engineering Plastics, well known for applications that exploit its heat resistance, flexibility and strength in automotive and other demanding applications, has another side: noise management.
Arnitel elastomer gives the Mirra image
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 19 February, 2004
Herman Miller, a pioneer and leader in the office furniture industry, has specified Arnitel EM400 from DSM Engineering Plastics for the seat carrier on its new Mirra Chair.
Hard-soft combinations with excellent adhesion
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 18 February, 2004
Designed to adhere to such hard materials as polycarbonate (PC), acrylonitrile butadiene styrene/Polycarbonate (ABS/PC), and polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), DSM Engineering Plastics
Thermoplastic elastomer has strength to handle positive and negative auto engine air flows
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 16 January, 2004
A new offering in Arnitel thermoplastic elastomer ether ester block copolymer (TEEE) compounds from DSM Engineering Plastics, Arnitel PB582-H, combines excellent temperature resistance, strength and flexibility for automotive engine airduct needs.
DSM expands TPE-E capacity
Thermoplastic Elastomers : 12 January, 2004
DSM Engineering Plastics expands Arnitel co-polyester capacity by 25% in response to growing global demand
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