Kraiburg TPE (Waldkraiburg, Germany) will highlight its latest thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds for the consumer and industrial markets at Plastimagen 2019 on April 2 to 5 at Centro Citibanamex in Mexico City. The company will present a series of new product developments that further expand applications for its high-quality TPEs for consumer electronics and industrial applications.
For the consumer electronics market, Kraiburg TPE will exhibit its VS/AD/HM series of Thermolast K compounds that offer a silky surface with scratch, abrasion and chemical resistance. Ranging in hardness between 61 and 71 Shore A, the material combines soft-touch and non-slip grip properties even at thin wall thicknesses. Applications include wearable accessories, game console controllers, remote controls, protective covers for mobile devices and cosmetics packaging.
The company also will showcase its AD/PA series TPE material solutions for industrial applications such as cable clips, power tool handles and seals. The AD/PA series offers adhesion to polyamides and is characterized by its processability and pleasant tactile qualities. The AD/PA series fulfills all optimal adhesion properties to PA 6, PA 6.6 and long glass fiber, with hardness ranges from 25 to 80 Shore A.