Publication: Jan 11, 2024 Last updated: Jan 15, 2024

Innovative TPE Solutions Elevate Bathroom Accessories


The THERMOLAST® K TPE series, curated specifically for bathroom accessories applications, boasts a good surface feel that elevates daily routines.


KRAIBURG TPE, a leading global manufacturer in thermoplastic elastomer products and custom-engineered solutions, is set to transform the bathroom accessories market with its cutting-edge THERMOLAST® K TPE series for Asia Pacific market. Leveraging the unique properties of thermoplastic elastomers, these innovations bring enhanced comfort, grip, and durability to bathroom accessories.

The integration of TPE in bathroom accessories marks a significant leap in design and functionality. Focusing on user experience, TPE-infused bathroom accessories offer comfort and secure grip. The THERMOLAST® K TPE series, curated specifically for bathroom accessories applications, boasts a good surface feel that elevates daily routines.

Key advantages of KRAIBURG TPE's THERMOLAST® K series include good grip and anti-slip properties. The high-quality TPE formulations within this series exhibit a high coefficient of friction in both dry and wet conditions. This attribute, coupled with the rough surface texture, ensures optimal grip for items like bathroom mats, contributing to enhanced safety in slippery environments.

Antimicrobial performance is another standout feature. Customized TPE formulations contain additives that provide properties. Given the bathroom's humid environment, these TPE solutions effectively deter the growth of fungi and bacteria, promoting a hygienic space.

Durability and resilience are important characteristic in TPEs, ensuring bathroom accessories can withstand daily wear and tear while maintaining their structural reliability. The flexibility of TPEs allows for intricate designs that meet diverse customer preferences. KRAIBURG TPE's THERMOLAST® K series can be molded into various shapes, offering unparalleled design possibilities.

Furthermore, the surface characteristics of these TPEs can be tailored to provide a grippy or tacky sensation, enhancing grip performance for accessories like suction cups. Other applications with the TPE series are drain stoppers, drain covers, sink plugs, and more.

KRAIBURG TPE continues to redefine industry standards with its innovative solutions, showcasing its commitment to enhancing user experiences and promoting safety in everyday living.

Sustainability successes of our TPEs
Besides bathroom accessories applications, KRAIBURG TPE’s recent sustainability innovations include a series of material solutions specially developed for automotive, consumer, consumer electronics, wearables and industry applications. Comprising up to 48% post-consumer recycled (PCR) and 50% post-industrial recycled (PIR) content, the material complies with multiple global standards such as FDA raw material compliance, RoHS and REACH SVHC requirements. KRAIBURG TPE also provides customers with product carbon footprint values.

Are you looking for a sustainable TPE solution? Talk to us! 
Our experts are happy to answer any questions you have, as well as to offer the right solution for your application.
 


Download press release

In our media package you will find comprehensive information, graphics and pictures on the subject.

11.01.2024MEDIA PACKAGE FOR Innovative TPE Solutions Elevate Bathroom Accessories

Latest News

New Compounds with Recycling Content for the Automotive Market
22.02.2024 New Compounds with Recycling Content for the Automotive Market These will replace the current recycling-based solutions for the Automotive market in 2024 read more
KRAIBURG TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2024
19.02.2024 KRAIBURG TPE to Exhibit at NPE 2024 KRAIBURG TPE will be taking part in NPE 2024, the National Plastics Exposition. This exhibition will take place from May 6-10, 2024, at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida. KRAIBURG TPE will be located at South Hall Booth S28059. read more
TPE Innovation for Syringe Cap Applications
15.02.2024 TPE Innovation for Syringe Cap Applications The THERMOLAST® H HC/RS/AP series exhibit exceptional resealing properties to effectively prevent leakage and contamination, thereby enabling the safe preparation of advanced medications for patients. read more
Shrinkage values in accordance with DIN EN ISO 294-4
01.02.2024 Shrinkage values in accordance with DIN EN ISO 294-4 Shrinkage can be measured for any Shore hardness. read more

Our Communication team is happy to assist you.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact our press spokesperson.

Bridget Ngang

Juliane Schmidhuber

Mirna Pina