The Woodlands, Texas - Huntsman Corp. will be showcasing its thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) product range at NPE, The International Plastics Showcase in Chicago, Illinois, 22-26 June 2009.
The company said it will focus on four key technology platforms during the event:
• High Flow TPU - polyester-based grades for fabric lamination, compounding and film adhesives applications, offering improved penetration and flow without compromising physical properties.
• Soft Elastic TPU - soft easy to process non-plasticised phthalate-free polyester-and polyether-based grades for compounding, extrusion, injection moulding and film applications.
• High Hardness Aliphatic TPU - a new Shore 60D (hardness) aliphatic grade for outdoor applications such as security glazing, signage, surface protection and other high-UV exposed applications.
• Foam TPU - smartlite patented polyester and polyether closed-and open-cell foams of various hardness. (RD)