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TPE Grade for Nylon 6,6 Overmolding

Fri, 05/03/2013 - 4:44pm
MDT Staff


A newly formulated TPE (thermoplastic elastomer) developed expressly for overmolding onto Nylon 6,6 and offering a combination of benefits that combine the benefits of price, performance and appearance, is now available from STAR Thermoplastic Alloys & Rubbers, Inc. (STAR).

According to company officials, this is the first step by STAR to offer a universal series of low cost TPE grades for all types of nylon overmolding. Applications for this new OM grade of TPE are targeted for products where an extra strong hard base material and a soft touch overmolded outer surface are required.  These could include, but are not limited to tool box and tool handles, casings for instruments or enclosures, and bike and other recreational equipment grips, among others.

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