TPE Resin Properties & Uses
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|Chemical Name||Thermoplastic Elastomer|
|Opacity||Translucent to Opaque|
|Specific Gravity||0.8 – 1.206|
|Shrinkage||0.45% to 2.4%|
|Melting Point||340° F – 430° F|
|Deflection Temperature||105° F – 275° F|
|Service Temperature||140° F|
TPE is used in a broad range of applications, including:
|Advantages||TPE has both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties. It’s easy to use in manufacturing, especially injection molding.|
Some limitations of TPE include:
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