Fakuma 2017

17 - 21 Oct 2017

New TPE series for 2-component automotive applications with EPDM

Window trim and sealing profiles made of EPDM with molded THERMOLAST® K corner joints and end elements. (Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)At this year’s Fakuma in Friedrichshafen KRAIBURG TPE will present a new series of Thermoplastic Elastomers that were specially developed for excellent adhesion and UV resistance in two-component applications with ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber (EPDM). The new compounds of the THERMOLAST® K family are intended primarily for automotive applications such as EPDM window trim and sealing profiles with moulded TPE corner joints and end elements.

Ascend PA66 automotive and E&E innovations take center stage at Fakuma

Ascend PA66 automotive and E&E innovations take center stage at Fakuma. (Photo: Ascend Performance Materials, APMPR009)HOUSTON – October 12, 2017 – Ascend Performance Materials, the world’s largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 (PA66) resin, will be showcasing numerous product and application innovations for automotive and electric and electronic applications at Fakuma 2017. The international exhibition for plastics processing takes place in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 17-21 October. Ascend will be at booth 4119 in hall A4.

High-quality drinking bottles and beverage cups with seals made of food compliant TPEs

OMNI LINE drinking bottle from TIMOLINO made of copolyester with Flip Top, including a seal made of food compliant THERMOLAST® K from KRAIBURG TPE. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)For absolutely leak-proof sealing of its versatile 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.

Fakuma 2017: ELIX Polymers highlights new materials and technologies

Fakuma 2017: ELIX Polymers highlights new materials and technologies. 
(Photo: ELIX Polymers, PR028)Tarragona, September 12, 2017 – Major ABS specialist ELIX Polymers will present its portfolio of materials and technologies at Fakuma 2017, which will be held from October 17 until October 21 in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

KRAIBURG TPE at Fakuma 2017: Hall B5, Booth 5303

The new TPE compounds with adhesion to EPDM are developed for Automotive Exterieur. 
(Photo: © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE will use the upcoming 25th Fakuma to exhibit its customer-oriented core competences. At Booth 5303 in Hall B5 the company will also present innovative material developments, including a new TPE series with outstanding adhesion to EPDM.