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Innovation with THERMOLAST® M

Innovative “BabyPyke” sunglasses with flexible frames of easy-flowing THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE. The sunglasses feature an optimal fit for complete eye protection and hypoallergenic skin-friendliness.
(Photos: © Pyke)Using THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE the Belgian company Pyke S.A. has developed hypoallergenic sunglasses with an extremely ergonomic design for babies and small children.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

THERMOLAST® K helps protect horses’ mouths

By choosing THERMOLAST® K from KRAIBURG TPE for the soft outer material, beris has manufactured an innovative bit with extremely good durability and FDA compliance that is accepted by horses and facilitates subtle communication between rider and horse. 
(Photo: © beris)Close cooperation between the bit manufacturer beris, manufacturer GPE Plast Engineering and KRAIBURG TPE has resulted in an innovative bit for equestrian sport that uses THERMOLAST® K instead of conventional materials to accommodate the special needs of riders and their horses.

ARLANXEO: New Rubber Technology Center further strengthens market position in China

ARLANXEOChangzhou, December 15, 2016 – ARLANXEO, a global leader in synthetic elastomers, today opened its state-of-the-art Rubber Technology Centre (RTC) in Changzhou, China. With the most advanced analytical testing capabilities to date, the RTC is located within the premises of ARLANXEO’s state-of-the-art EPDM plant, and is one of ARLANXEO's global rubber testing centers.

SABIC to introduce first-ever synthetic rubber products manufactured in Saudi Arabia at K 2016

SABIC to introduce first-ever synthetic rubber products manufactured in Saudi Arabia at K 2016Sittard, The Netherlands, October 20, 2016 - SABIC will introduce its new range of synthetic rubber products, being manufactured for the first time in Saudi Arabia, at the K-Show Europe Exhibition in Dusseldorf, Germany, from 19th to 26th October, 2016.

Advanced Antimicrobial Additives Designed for Flexible Polymer Applications

Treated tarpaulin, © SANITIZED AG. 
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR018)Burgdorf/CH, 18 October 2016: The global antimicrobial market is growing due to a public demand for hygiene and a rising awareness for contamination and infections. SANITIZED AG latest innovation is a highly effective product for long-lasting antimicrobial protection for flexible polymer applications. The Sanitized® antimicrobial solutions will be presented at Plastics & Rubber in Indonesia (November 16-19) at Booth B-507, Hall B1.

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