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APS Elastomers has released its “salt and pepper” custom color matching and blending for thermoplastic polyurethane and thermoplastic vulcanizate. This custom color matching and blending will assist customers with a broad range of color concentrate that are FDA, RoHS, CONEG, and NSF compliant and heavy-metal free, the company said.
Available in natural pellets, APS Elastomers' Zythane TPUs and Viprene TPVs offer superb colorability, APS said, and are fatigue resistant, dimensionally stable and offer very low compression set, heat aging stability, low temperature flexibility and excellent ultraviolet and ozone stability. They can be processed using conventional injection molding and extrusion equipment.