TPE Resin

TPE Resin Characteristics & Uses

TPE Resin Applications:

Plastic Molded Concepts can use TPE Resin for a wide variety of molding services, including: 

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TPE Resin Material Data Sheet

Chemical NameThermoplastic Elastomer
OpacityTranslucent to Opaque
Specific Gravity0.8-1.206
Shrinkage0.45% to 2.4%
Melting Point340°F-430°F
Deflection Temperature105°F-275°F
Service Temperature140°F
ApplicationsTPE is used in a broad range of applications, including:

  • Gaskets

  • Flexible Grips

  • Automotive

  • Medical

  • Toys

AdvantagesTPE has both thermoplastic and elastomeric properties. It’s easy to use in manufacturing, especially injection molding.
DisadvantagesSome limitations of TPE include:

  • Temperature Sensitivity

  • Durability/Toughness

  • Comparatively High Cost