Parts manufactured from TPE or also known as TPU will feel like flexible, rubbery materials that can be repeatedly stretched
Unlike thermoset RubberS - e.g. natural rubber, TPEs do not require vulcanisation or curing.
TPE's are used in a wide range of products.
TPE's also play a large role in the manufacturing and production of medical diagnostic devices.
lack of corrosive properties, and light weight, TPE's outlast their counterparts, making them more economical in the long run.
Now a widely recognised material due to its Rubber like properties with Plastic like processing capabilities.
TPE (Thermoplastic elastomers) or TPU (Thermoplastic Urethanes) are often used for there incredibly hard wearing properties.
Common materials used :
Rubber to Metal Mouldings
O-Rings and Seals
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