Olefinic Based Thermoplastic Elastomer - Ol TPE

Polymer Type

Thermoplastic

Advantages

Better temperature resistance than styrene based TPEs.  Reasonable weathering resistance.  Printable.  Flexible to ( -45°C/-50°F ).

Disadvantages

High creep.  High melt viscosity   can lead to melt fracture.  UL continuous service temperature of 50°C ( 120°F ).

Applications

Car bumpers, radiator grills, body panels, mud flaps, wheel arch protectors.  Impact modifier for Polypropylene.  Wire covering.

 

Source : Abstracted from Plascams

For more information on Plascams please visit RAPRA Technology Ltd.

 

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