Lightweight TPE


Extremely lightweight for sophisticated components in various markets

 

 

advantages at a glance

The new lightweight TPEs can be processed cost-effectively using established injection-molding machines and extruders

Lightweight TPE can be used across industries for weight-saving applications

 

  • Ideal for automotive applications
  • Use with power tools, in aviation or with drones
  • Diverse application possibilities in sports and leisure articles such as protectors of all kinds, ski and cross-country skiing equipment or travel accessories  
  • Thick-walled, lightweight components possible
  • Well suited for sealing applications

Your advantages
 

  • Low density up to 0.7 g/cm³
  • Excellent homogeneous surface - without foaming
  • Adhesion to polypropylene or polyamide
  • Low compression set
  • Injection molding and extrusion possible
  • Recyclable

initially offering three specific series of this type
 

  • THERMOLAST® K LW/UV (lightweight + UV resistance) specifically for exterior vehicle components
     
  • THERMOLAST® K LW/CS/UV (lightweight + increased compression set + UV stability) with excellent resilience and adhesion to polypropylene, making this product series particularly suitable for various sealing applications
     
  • THERMOLAST® K LW/PA (lightweight + adhesion to polyamides), also with HB nonflammability classification in accordance with UL94; ideal for power tools, for example
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