Products: Teknor Apex unveils TPE compounds

Pawtucket, Rhode Island – Teknor Apex Co. has released a new generation of thermoplastic elastomer compounds.

The firm said its Monprene OM compounds exhibit improved bond strength when overmoulded to rigid polymers used in a variety of industries, including consumer product, small appliance, power tool and other components requiring a soft/hard material combination.

“These new-generation overmolding TPEs are more thermally stable than our earlier products,” noted Hilarie Rubin, senior market manager for consumer products.

The compounds can be moulded at higher temperatures, which are more conducive to obtaining…

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