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22. September 2017

TPE for floating cables

The demand for raw materials for the cable industry is continuously growing, so does the demand for floating cable raw materials. In this application field TPEs offer excellent flexibility within a wide temperature range from -40 °C to 120 °C.

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Kraiburg TPE is presenting a new series of thermoplastic elastomers from its Thermolast K family at Fakuma 2017 that was specially developed for excellent adhesion and UV resistance in two-component applications with ethylene-propylene-diene rubber (EPDM). The new compounds are intended for automotive applications such as EPDM window trim and sealing profiles with moulded TPE corner joints and end elements.

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At Fakuma 2017, Hexpol TPE announced plans for further investment and capacity expansion at its site in Lichtenfels, Germany. The investment includes the installation of a new twin-screw production line as well as investment in infrastructure, sub-systems and equipment to support further expansion of the business.

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At Fakuma 2017, PolyOne is showcasing its recently acquired Comptek high temperature polymer formulations and concentrates portfolio for the first time in Europe. In addition, the company is highlighting creative applications its customers have developed with its speciality polymer formulations and services. Recently completed applications on display include a paint replacement project for one of the world’s largest manufacturers of appliances, and a consumer product for a leading global supermarket chain.

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For leak-proof sealing of its Omni drinking bottles and Cruise beverage cups, Timolino uses a thermoplastic elastomer from Kraiburg TPE that combines permanent elasticity with food compliance fully in accordance with FDA regulations and EU directive 10/2011.

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Covestro announced that it will expand its thermoplastic polyurethane production capacity in North America by 25 % by debottlenecking its New Martinsville, WV, USA, manufacturing facility. The additional capacity is expected to come online in the second quarter of 2018.

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The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business will be featuring its latest non-yellowing thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) materials at its distributor Danquinsa GmbH's stand B4-4507 at Fakuma 2017.

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According to a report by “The Taipei Times” on 12 September 2017, Covestro (Taiwan) Ltd. announced that it will expand the TPU production capacity at its plant in Changhua, Taiwan.

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