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Thermoplastic Vulcanizate (TPV)

Thermoplastic Vulcanizate (TPV)

TPV Material Properties and Applications

Thermoplastic Vulcanizates, or TPVs, are part of the thermoplastic elastomer family of polymers, primarily composed of polypropylene and EPDM rubber. The EPDM rubber within the polypropylene matrix is vulcanized, which provides good compression set resistance. TPVs offer a combination of elastomeric properties, like compression and tension set, coupled with aging performance and chemical resistance.

Characteristics and Properties
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Resistance to compression set
  • Low-temperature flexibility
  • Good UV and ozone stability
  • Recyclable
 
Popular Applications
  • Weather stripping and seals
  • Commercial glazing gaskets
  • Expansion joints and gaskets
  • Housewares
  • Power tools
  • Electrical wire and cable
  • Automotive parts
 

Your reliable TPV resin distributor

As a business partner, no distribution company goes further to help customers find the right products, optimize their supply chain, or solve material and technical challenges. From the products we represent to the resources and support we provide, our team is invested in taking your business to the next level. At Nexeo Plastics, you can expect more.

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