Romulus, Michigan — Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomers are gaining ground as dunnage containers used to deliver automotive parts to production processes, said APS Elastomers.
TPU for auto industry parts packages
“In the past few years, APS Elastomers has positioned itself in many aspects of developing and supplying TPU material for automotive dunnage," says Stephane Morin, owner of APS Elastomers. Automotive dunnage products include trays, totes, containers, racks, separator bars, flippers, conveyor hooks, support brackets and cushion bumpers.
Available in natural or coloured pellets, Zythane 4045D and 4060D are polyester-based TPUs with a Shore Hardness ranging from 95A-62D. AES said the Zythane materials are formulated for injection molding applications.