The Premier Option for Healthcare and Biopharma Applications
Thermoplastic Elastomers, or TPEs, are a premier choice of soft, flexible materials due to their robust properties, cost effectiveness, and design optionality. As a global leader in compounding, Teknor Apex offers one of the broadest portfolios of TPE technologies in the industry, including styrenic block copolymer (SBC) compounds, polyolefin blends (TPE-O or TPO), thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPE-Vs or TPVs), polyurethane compounds (TPE-U or TPU), and other specialty blends.
Medical device manufacturers increasingly turn to TPEs for applications that require flexibility or rubber-like elasticity, and they often trust Teknor Apex to deliver quality, regulatory-compliant TPEs with a proven track record.
What differentiates Medalist® from other TPEs?
By taking a more focused approach to address each market's needs, Teknor Apex's TPE product lines are aligned with the industries that they serve. Standard grades often meet the applicable regulations and specifications for that industry. As a result, Teknor Apex’s TPE compounds are likely to be pre-qualified for your application, which can accelerate your speed to market with new products. Characteristics and properties found across Medalist® product lines include:
Medalist® TPE products have a variety ISO certifications and are compliant with critical directives, such as RoHS, CONEG, and REACH SVHC. Medalist® TPE products’ superior characteristics and properties enable these materials to be used in a wide range of applications, including: