Impact Modification

Impact Modification

impact-modifications

As a leading global supplier of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), Elastron offers a wide range of TPE material options for impact modification of TPE compounds and other polymer blends including PP, HIPS, HDPE, ABS, PC and PA.

Sustainability and recyclability are key trends in the plastics industry and Elastron impact modifiers can be particularly beneficial to the performance of recycled materials and recycled polymers including PCR, PIR, and biopolymers by providing the potential to improve impact resistance, elasticity, and mechanical properties across a broader temperature range.  

Some of the Elastron D series, G series and TPO series products are suitable for impact modification applications.

Markets That Elastron Grades Are Used As Impact Modifier

  • All markets

Applications That Elastron Grades Are Used In

  • Impact Modification of Polypropylene (PP)
  • Impact Modification of Recycled Polypropylene (Recycled PP)
  • Impact Modification of High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)
  • Impact Modification of Recycled High Impact Polystyrene (Recycled HIPS)
  • Impact Modification of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Impact Modification of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  • Impact Modification of Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Impact Modification of Polyamide (PA)

​Elastron Grades Features:

  • Compatible to many plastics
  • Increases the impact resistance of the polymer
  • Increases the elasticity of the polymer
  • Prevents the polymer from breaking
  • Increases the impact resistance at low temperatures

Benefits of Elastron Impact Modifier Grades

Polymer Temperature Products Impact StrengthValues (kj/m²) at Different Loading Rate of TPE's
0% 2% 4% 6% 8%
Polypropylene (PP) 23°C / 73°F D400.A53.N 3.40 3.80 4.00 4.20 4.55
D100.A40.N 3.40 3.65 3.80 4.15 4.35
T400.A70.N 3.40 3.70 4.00 4.15 4.45
-15°C / 5°F D400.A53.N 3.00 3.40 3.70 3.80 4.00
D100.A40.N 3.00 3.50 3.60 4.20 4.50
T400.A70.N 3.00 3.45 3.65 4.00 4.10
Recycled Polypropylene (Recycled PP) 23°C / 73°F D400.A53.N 2.80 5.80 6.40 7.20 8.70
D100.A40.N 2.80 5.50 6.10 7.20 8.10
T400.A70.N 2.80 5.40 6.10 6.80 7.90
-15°C / 5°F D400.A53.N 2.10 5.35 5.60 5.75 6.30
D100.A40.N 2.10 5.30 5.50 5.60 6.15
T400.A70.N 2.10 5.15 5.40 5.70 6.10
High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS) 23°C / 73°F D100.A20.N 9.60 11.70 14.10 15.40 16.00
-15°C / 5°F D100.A20.N 5.60 11.40 13.20 13.80 14.90
Recycled High Impact Polystyrene (Recycled HIPS) 23°C / 73°F D400.A30.N 1.89 3.00 3.90 4.60 5.00
D100.A20.N 1.89 2.75 3.60 4.20 4.70
-15°C / 5°F D400.A30.N 1.27 2.50 3.55 4.10 4.70
D410.A20.N 1.27 2.45 3.30 3.80 4.40
High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) 23°C / 73°F D400.A35.N 9.50 10.50 11.90 13.60 15.80
D400.A53.N 9.50 10.00 11.50 13.40 15.20
-15°C / 5°F D400.A35.N 5.90 6.20 7.10 7.80 8.60
D400.A53.N 5.90 6.10 6.90 7.70 8.30
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) 23°C / 73°F D400.A30.N 16.60 17.60 24.10 24.80 25.90
G501.A40.N 16.60 20.60 21.70 23.90 24.30
-15°C / 5°F D400.A30.N 12.20 17.50 20.90 22.10 24.20
G501.A40.N 12.20 17.10 18.80 19.70 22.50
Polycarbonate (PC) 23°C / 73°F G400.A12.N 11.70 13.00 47.00 48.00 49.00
G501.A40.N 11.70 13.00 45.50 47.00 48.00
-15°C / 5°F G400.A12.N 12.70 15.40 16.00 31.50 37.30
G501.A40.N 12.70 13.90 16.10 32.00 42.70
Polyamide (PA) 23°C / 73°F G500.A23.N.PA 5.30 7.24 9.12 11.50 14.00
-15°C / 5°F G500.A23.N.PA 4.10 6.30 7.90 9.20 10.50

 

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