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Elastocon Expands TPE Line for Medical Products Applications
New Phthalate-Free Thermoplastic Elastomers from Elastocon Offered as Alternatives for PVC in Medical Products
By: Elastocon TPE Technologies
Elastocon® CLR Series transparent thermoplastic elastomers are available in 65 and 75 Shore A hardnesses, giving tubing a soft feel. They were developed for applications that require oil/plasticizer free and non-blooming high strength properties. The CLR Series feature excellent clarity and flexibility, offer high strength, provide a high degree of softness, have high resilience (especially for various strap applications)
Available in ready-to-use pellets in 1,000 pound or as concentrates, the plasticizer-
At the present time, Elastocon offers the 2800 Series and 8000 Series of TPEs, the SMR Series of TPOs, the STK Series for overmolding, and alloys, all of which can be injection molded, extruded, blow molded or compounded. Elastocon thermoplastic elastomers do not require drying and are offered for applications that require rubber-like properties, impact resistance, colorability, a good surface finish, easy processability, reduced material usage and numerous other features and benefits. All Elastocon grades are free from latex, and are RoHS and California Proposition 65 compliant, with many of the company offerings being FDA compliant, as well as UL and NSF approvable, and are suitable for medical applications. Elastocon can provide ISO reporting for manufacturing and shipping. All grades are reclaimable and recyclable.
For more information on The CLR Series for medical tubing, contact: Marketing Department, Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc., P.O. Box 463, Rochester, IL 62563. Tel: 1-888-644-8732. Fax: 217-498-8558. E-mail:
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Elastocon TPE Technologies, Inc. is a leading producer of thermoplastic elastomers which can be injection molded, extruded, blow molded or compounded.