Technology: Kraiburg TPE elastomers for breathable body protectors

Waldkraiburg, Germany – French company Hexaflex has developed a patented padding technology based on hexagonal-pyramidal shapes using Kraiburg TPE’s thermoplastic elastomers.

Kraiburg’s Thermolast K TPE compound is used to provide flexibility, light weight and full articulation characteristics for the modular system which is used for shock and vibration absorbing applications, the German compounder said 14 Nov.

The technology can be used in various applications, including sportswear, personal protection equipment, healthcare and other demanding industries.

In a first application, the technology is used for a dorsal protection product covered…

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