TPU Shoe Sole

Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU) Materials

Thermoplastic Polyurethane, or TPU is the most versatile of the thermoplastic elastomers. They are a class of polyurethane plastics known for its high elasticity, transparency resistance to oil, grease and abrasion, as well as overall low-temperature performance. TPU is tougher than rubber and maintains good stability in tension and compression. It provides excellent mechanical properties, cut/tear and abrasion resistance and good chemical resistance. TPU is hygroscopic, transparent, amorphous and can be used in injection molding and extrusion.

Characteristics and Properties

  • High elasticity
  • Low-temperature performance
  • Superior abrasion and cut resistance
  • Excellent range of hardness


  • Mobility - Automotive instrument panels
  • Power tools
  • Lawn and garden tools
  • Inflatable rafts
  • Medical tubing
  • Shoe soles
  • Ski tips
  • Golf discs
  • Extruded films and sheets
  • 3D printing filament

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