Publication: Mar 26, 2024 Last updated: Apr 03, 2024

Revolutionizing Car Antennas with Innovative TPE Material


KRAIBURG TPE, a renowned leader in thermoplastic elastomers, proudly unveils its latest breakthrough in automotive materials – the specialized THERMOLAST® R RC/UV/AP series. 


In the fast-paced world of automotive technology, each component plays a pivotal role in enhancing performance, durability, and aesthetics. Among these components, the car antenna stands as a vital element, ensuring reliable reception while contributing to the vehicle's overall design.

 

Shaping the Future of Car Antennas
KRAIBURG TPE, a renowned leader in thermoplastic elastomers, proudly unveils its latest breakthrough in automotive materials – the specialized THERMOLAST® R RC/UV/AP series. This cutting-edge material represents a fusion of advanced technology and environmental sustainability, setting new standards for automotive antenna design.

 

Innovative Material Advantages
The THERMOLAST® R RC/UV/AP series boasts a range of material advantages that redefine automotive antenna performance:

  • Incorporates 15% - 40% recycled raw materials, aligning with sustainability goals.

  • Demonstrates exceptional adhesion to PP for seamless integration.

  • Features low density for lightweight design without compromising durability.

  • Exhibits temperature stability up to 90°C, ensuring reliable performance in various conditions.

  • Offers superior weather resistance, making it ideal for exterior automotive applications.

  • Enables recycling-specific raw material influences for enhanced sustainability.

  • Utilizes injection molding for efficient and cost-effective manufacturing.

  • Available in sleek black color for seamless integration with vehicle aesthetics.

 

The RC/UV/AP series extends to various automotive applications, including water deflectors, roof rack seals, window encapsulations, cowls gaskets, automotive exterior components, end caps and covers, applications for new mobility solutions, underbody applications, door and window seals for outdoor environments.

 

Sustainability successes of our TPEs
Besides car antenna, 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.


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