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KRAIBURG to Launch Diverse TPE Solutions for Several Industries at CHINAPLAS 2023

KRAIBURG TPE will be showcasing several new innovations to expand its comprehensive portfolio in CHINAPLAS 2023.
These new compounds are designed to meet customer requirements in the automotive, medical, and sustainable TPE for the industrial and consumer markets, as well as help improve the circular economy.
Compliant with FDA CFR21 Food Contact Regulation
On show will be the newly introduced THERMOLAST® R recycled TPE series, including the RC/PCR/AP and RC/FC/PCR/AP series for the Asia Pacific consumer and industrial markets.
The THERMOLAST® R RC/FC/PCR/AP series for the consumer market contains 9-38% post-consumer recycled content (hardness-dependent). The series complies with the FDA CFR21 food contact regulation, as well as REACH and RoHS SVHC substance requirements (Substances of Very High Concern).
The THERMOLAST® R RC/PCR/AP series for the industrial market includes compounds with 25-48% post-consumer recycled content (hardness-dependent) and comply with RoHS and UL 94 HB standards.
These 2 series of compounds are ideal material solutions for wide application range requiring adhesion to PP in multi-component or single-component parts.
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High-quality Solutions for Automotive and Medical Applications
KRAIBURG TPE will also debut the FG/SF/AP series for automotive applications at CHINAPLAS 2023. The series, targeted at the Asia Pacific market, has good adhesion to PP and flowability, with low density and controlled level of emissions and odor.
KRAIBURG TPE’s THERMOLAST® H is a new TPE series designed exclusively for Asia Pacific's healthcare and medical device applications market. These exclusive TPEs provide high-quality material solutions which comply with Cytotoxicity ISO 10993-5, GB/T 16886.5, as well as various global food contact and relevant medical standards. They are free of heavy metals, latex, PVC, phthalates, and other potentially harmful substances; and sterilizable by EtO and autoclave at 121°C.
At CHINAPLAS 2023’s Tech Talk Forum
KRAIBURG TPE will be a key participator in CHINAPLAS 2023’s TECHTALK forum at Hall 16. Join to learn more about our latest TPE solutions:
  • 17 April 2023: New KRAIBURG TPE Sustainable TPE Solution.
  • 18 April 2023: New KRAIBURG TPE Medical and Healthcare TPE for Medical Applications.
  • 18 April 2023: New KRAIBURG TPE Automotive TPE for Interior Surface Applications.



Publication date: 21/02/2023

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