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Romulus, MI, United States, 2014/10/30 - APS Elastomers offers a complete line of Maxelast® TPEs engineered to be easily fabricated by injection molding, extrusion, coating, and blow molding - APSTPE.com.
Maxelast® TPEs provide OEMs, designers and end-users numerous alternatives to PVC, natural rubber and thermosetting rubbers by offering design flexibility and cost-reduction opportunities.
The newest TPE available in Maxelast® D extrusion series from Polymax is ideally suited for end caps for tubing, piping and poles. Supplied in natural pellets, the new formulations have 55 and 60 Shore A hardness and are specifically applicable for complex profile extrusion designs.
Benefits of the expanded line of Maxelast D Series TPEs include:
• Closely resembles vulcanized rubber with good, energy-absorbing performance;
• Good weatherability;
• High coefficient of friction and elasticity for tight seal;
• Can be co-extruded for soft/hard combinations;
• Good chemical and oil resistance;
• Good surface finish.
About APS Elastomers
APS Elastomers (apstpe.com) is committed to providing in-depth and high level customer and technical service, problem-solving, product development and support to designers, OEMs and processors; building relationships based on knowledge, trust and experience. APS Elastomers also provides beside-the-press consulting, full laboratory services, and expedited shipment. Company offerings include Maxelast® TPEs, Viprene® TPVs, Huntsman Polyurethanes' IROGRAN® and AVALON® TPUs, Zythane® TPUs, TPE alloys, compounding series, and custom and standard soft elastomer formulations.