Friday, October 4, 2013

Extrusion Blow Moldable Viprene® Grade Offered as an Alternative to Higher Priced TPVs

APS  offers an extrusion blow moldable Viprene® grade as an alternative to higher priced TPVs and can be substituted for more costly parts made out of silicone or ethylene-acrylic rubber boots. The material can be press blow-molded, suction blow-molded or 3D sequential co-extruded. With a formulation optimized for a variety of parts needed for their softness and in temperatures ranging from 40-175 °C while retaining flexibility, the TPV is available in Shore A hardness of 90.

Viprene®  TPVs  for rubber boots

APS (Alliance Polymers and Services LLC) is an established TPE technology resource offering service, technical  support and TPE materials for consumer and industrial applications.  Company offerings include Maxelast® TPEs, Viprene® TPVs, Zythane® TPUs, TPE alloys, compounding services and custom and standard soft elastomer formulations.

APS is owned and operated by three of the plastic industry’s leading marketing and technical support executives, Roger J. Huarng and Stephane Morin, formerly with BASF Corporation. They work with a series of independent technical agents located  throughout the North American Continent.

For more information on TPVs for extrusion or injection molding, as well as other grades for conventional, unique or highly durable applications, contact APS.  APS can provide samples on request for molding trials.

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