Faraprene™ 401 Series Lightweight TPE

Primex offers a wide range of TPE grades to meet market needs ranging from general-purpose indoor and outdoor products to automotive, industrial, and specialty applications. Faraprene™ TPE compounds are formulated to meet critical performance requirements.

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Features

  • Generally lower and broader hardness range than TPE compounds
  • Better abrasion and scratch mar resistance versus SEBS and TPV
  • Good compression set at lower temperatures
  • Resistant to acids and bases
  • Service temperature range from -45ºC to 70ºC
  • Appropriate for injection molding and extrusion applications

Applications

  • Floor mats
  • Gaskets
  • Seals
  • Wheels (pool cleaners)
  • Hand and power tools
  • Personal care
  • Housewares
  • Sports and leisure
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Customization

  • Soft, flexible feel
  • Adhesion to polypropylene and polyethylene substrates
  • Drying not required
  • Hardness 20-95 Shore A
  • Easily colorable
  • Customization is available to meet specific manufacturing and end-user needs.

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