Lubrizol TPU Technology Eliminates Need for Plasticisers

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Lubrizol introduced a new soft hydrophobic TPU technology at MD&M West Lubrizol introduced a soft hydrophobic thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) technology for medical applications at the trade show MD&M West this week. The technology, part of the Tecothane product line, eliminates the need for plasticisers. The material can be extruded or injection ...

Phthalate-Free TPEs Can Replace PVC in Medical Applications

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Clear, phthalate-free thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) from Elastocon TPE Technologies (Rochester, Illinois, USA) can be used as alternatives to PVC materials in medical products. The CLR series TPEs are available in 65 and 75 Shore A hardnesses, giving tubing a soft feel. Developed for applications that require oil- and plasticiser-free formulations and nonblooming ...