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Exceptional Flexibility and Soft Touch

DuraGrip® Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPEs) are renowned for their exceptional flexibility and soft touch. Engineered for reliable performance, these elastomers offer superior comfort and resilience, making them an excellent choice for a wide range of applications.

Why DuraGrip® TPEs

Why DuraGrip® TPEs

DuraGrip® Thermoplastic Elastomers are highly valued across various industries for their unique combination of flexibility, softness, and durability. From automotive components to consumer products, DuraGrip® TPEs enhance both the functionality and aesthetic appeal of products. By using DuraGrip® TPEs, manufacturers can ensure their products deliver exceptional comfort and long-lasting performance.

Characteristics and Properties

DuraGrip® TPEs are distinguished by their outstanding properties, making them suitable for numerous demanding applications. They provide remarkable elasticity, a soft touch feel, and resistance to wear, ensuring consistent performance in various environments. Key characteristics and properties include:

  • Exceptional flexibility and resilience
  • Soft touch and comfortable feel
  • High durability and impact strength
  • Excellent resistance to chemicals and abrasion
  • Ease of processing and fabrication
  • Consistent performance over time

Markets and Applications

Automotive and Mobility

Automotive and Mobility

DuraGrip® TPEs are ideal for automotive applications, providing flexibility and a soft touch for various components. Their resilience ensures long-lasting performance even under harsh conditions, making them a reliable choice for manufacturers. Common applications include:

  • Interior trim components
  • Door and window seals
  • Gear shift knobs
  • Steering wheel grips
  • Pedal covers
  • Floor mats
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

In the consumer goods sector, DuraGrip® TPEs offer strength, flexibility, and a comfortable feel for everyday products. This material enhances the durability and comfort of items used daily, ensuring they withstand wear and tear. It finds application in:

  • Grips and handles
  • Sporting goods
  • Personal care items
  • Tool grips
  • Remote control casings
  • Ergonomic office products
Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Electronics manufacturers rely on DuraGrip® TPEs for their durability and soft touch in housing components. This material ensures that electronic devices are protected from environmental factors and mechanical stress. Applications include:

  • Protective casings
  • Cable insulation
  • Connector seals
  • Keypad and button covers
  • Smartphone grips
  • Wearable device bands


DuraGrip® TPEs meet the stringent requirements of the healthcare industry, providing flexibility and chemical resistance for medical devices and equipment. Their reliability and safety are crucial for maintaining high standards in medical applications. Common applications include:

  • Medical device components
  • Surgical instrument grips
  • Flexible tubing
  • Diagnostic equipment handles
  • Orthopedic supports
  • IV line components


Industrial applications benefit from DuraGrip® TPEs' durability and resistance to harsh environments. Their robustness ensures that equipment and components maintain their integrity and functionality in demanding settings. Applications include:

  • Industrial seals and gaskets
  • Vibration dampening components
  • Tool handles
  • Conveyor belt covers
  • Protective boots and bellows
  • Machinery grips
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