ROCHESTER, Ill.—Elastocon TPE Technologies Inc., a U.S. producer of six lines of thermoplastic elastomers, has developed a line of high performance, flame retardant TPEs.
Elastocon said the product was developed for circumstances in which resistance to ignition, flame-spread and low smoke emission are required. It is formulated for use in electrical enclosures, batteries, automotive and appliance applications.
The family of special halogenated TPE systems should be suitable for various applications requiring stringent flame retardant performance requirements such as UL 94V0. They are within government environmental guidelines and exhibit high mechanical properties, excellent ultra-violet resistance and are easy to process.