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BASF continues to find new ways to improve Elastollan, as well as new ways to use it. Please click on a press release below to get the latest information about BASF's versatile TPU products.

 

2009

 

Enhanced Versions of Elastollan TPUs Have Low COF and Low-Tackiness

26.3.2009 - New Elastollan LoCoF combines increased abrasion resistance with a low coefficient of friction while the improved Elastollan Lo-Tac TPU features greater low tackiness without additives. Applications include hoses and tubes and wire and cable applications, among others.

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NSF Standard Approved TPU, Now First to Receive TPU Adhesive for CIPP

24.3.2009 - Elastollan ET 3685-11 TPU, the first thermoplastic polyurethane to obtain NSF Standard approval for CIPP (cured-in-place) application, has now become the first
TPU to receive approval for use as an adhesive for CIPP.

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New Halogen-Free, Flame Retardant Thermoplastic Polyurethane for Wire & Cable

19.3.2009 - New Elastollan 1190A 10 FHF is a halogen-free, flame retardant grade of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) for wire and cable applications. It can be formulated for extruded profile, sheet and film applications.

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New Elastollan TPU for Cured-in-Place Piping for Rehabilitating Aging Pipes
Elastollan TPUs Meet Standards for Cured-in-Place Potable Water Piping

19.1.2009 - Elastollan 1190A 16 TPU meets NSF Standard 61, the nationally recognized health effects standard for all devices, components and materials that contact drinking water. It is the only TPU resin that has no limitations on surface exposure or time.

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BASF develops Elastollan(R) Lo-Tac(TM) TPU for cured-in-place piping applications

12.1.2009 - New Elastollan Lo-Tac TPU offers users needing cure-in-place piping technology to rehabilitate aging pipes an excellent new product that features low tackiness, good adhesion, contact transparency, good aesthetics and process efficiency along with resistance to abrasion and heat.

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2008

 

New, Tough, High Heat Elastollan TPUs for Wire and Cable Jacketing Applications

11.11.2008 - Two new tough, grades of Elastollan thermoplastic polyurethanes - one non-halogenated and the other with halogen for flame retardant applications - are now available for wire and cable applications. Both grades have excellent user benefits.

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K 2007, the world's largest plastics fair: PU innovations by Elastogran

10.26.2008 - Every three years one letter dominates the talks, thoughts and trade of plastics experts world-wide: "K". From 24th to 31st October the exhibition of this name will again turn Dusseldorf, the metropolis on the Rhine, into a Mecca for the plastics industry.

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Elastogran with a Brand New Look at the Shoe Fair SIMAC

10.02.2008 - At the SIMAC, one of the world's most important fairs of the shoe and leather industry (Bologna, 28 to 30 October), Elastogran will present itself with a brand new look. At the newly designed booth of the BASF subsidiary, expert visitors will be given a detailed overview of the manifold applications of the polyurethane (PU) for the shoe business.

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Top sporting performances with BASF products

07.28.2008 - Citius, Altius, Fortius (Swifter, Higher, Stronger) is the Olympic motto that will be motivating athletes from over 200 nations when they compete for medals in Beijing this August. Along with more than 10,000 athletes, numerous BASF products will also be at the Games. But not just in Beijing - BASF products are used in many of the world's largest stadiums.

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