Machine Design

Easy-To-Color TPE

Versaflex OM 9-802CL, a soft-touch, overmolding TPE (thermoplastic elastomer)

, features a 40 Shore-A hardness, adheres to PC, ABS, PC/ABS, and COPE plastics, and is easily colored with color concentrate loadings of 1 to 5%. The TPE also requires no drying and its good clarity allows for vibrant colors.

GLS Corp., 833 Ridgeview Dr., McHenry, IL 60050, (815) 385-8500,

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