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TPE Grades Combine Clarity And Softness

Optiflex line of thermoplastic elastomers produces parts with high clarity as well as softness, thus suiting it for applications such as sporting-goods grips and medical components. The tpes can also be used for overmolding. The grades range from 75 to 93% in clarity and come in hardnesses from 30 to 60 Shore A. Star Thermoplastic Elas-tomers, 2635 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60616

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