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Fakuma: Kraiburg TPE targets adhesion, surface properties

Kraiburg, Germany –  Kraiburg TPE will highlight its latest developments in the field of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), including advanced materials for automotive and consumer applications, at Fakuma.

Features will include new Thermolast K compounds, which are said to show “outstanding” adhesion to EPDM and high resistance to UV radiation and weather influences, in addition to good flow properties.

The TPEs is being targeted at automotive exterior applications, with pilot projects for window seals comprising EPDM profiles with moulded TPE corner joints.

Kraiburg will also present a recently developed TPE for use in consumer electronics. It provides soft, “velvety surfaces and superior adhesion to polar thermoplastics, as well as outstanding mechanical properties.”

The company manufactures all its materials at production sites in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and North America, according to the same certified quality standards.