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Elastron Thermoplastic Elastomers is a leading global supplier of thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) offering a wide range of TPE/TPV material options for applications in the construction industry.

Elastron has extensive experience with TPE applications for various profiles including seals for glazing, frames and sashes for windows and doors used in both residential and commercial market applications.  Elastron has several TPE materials that meet the requirements of CSTB and RAL GZ-716/1 as well as its new TPV-S technology which is non-hygroscopic and easily colorable.

Elastron also offers TPE solutions for pipe seals and gaskets, expansion joint seals, and various hose and tubing products.  Elastron's V281 product series meet the requirements of NSF/ANSI 61 for pipe, fitting, and appurtenance applications.  Elastron also has EN 681-2 certified TPE compounds for wastewater pipe seal applications.

Elastron TPEs exhibit excellent weathering, compression set and sealing performance, as well as very good surface appearance.  When competing with EPDM and PVC, Elastron thermoplastic elastomers provide significant weight reduction and are 100% recyclable.  Elastron TPVs provide advantages over EPDM in UV stability and the capability for heat welded joints.  Elastron TPEs have superior mechanical properties and thermal stability when compared to PVC.

Elastron TPE compounds are easily colorable. Select series of products are bondable to a wide variety of plastics including PE, PP, PA, ABS, PC, PS and others, providing design flexibility and process optimization. 

Elastron V series TPVs and G series TPEs are suitable products for construction applications.

Elastron grades are used in following construction applications:

  • Window Profile Seals
  • Pipe Seal Applications
  • Dilatation Seals
  • Door & Garage Seals
  • Hose & Tube Applications
  • Other Seal Applications
  • Flame Retardant Applications

Features:

  • RAL GZ 716/1 approved
  • CSTB approved
  • Compliant with EN 681/2 standard
  • Excellent weathering resistance
  • Perfect UV resistance
  • Coloured compounds
  • Excellent compression set
  • Resistant to high temperatures
  • Excellent low temperature resistance
  • Co-extrusion with many plastics
  • Nice looking surface
  • 100% recyclable
  • Halogen free flame retardant grades (HFFR)

Please click for Elastron TPE Brochure.