Sports & Recreation

Sports and recreation are more than just fun and games for manufacturers. They need a TPU that can impart a wide range of different qualities to their different products, and BASF’s versatile Elastollan can meet the challenge. Strong yet flexible, with ideal characteristics for both extrusion and injection molding, products made from Elastollan can be found everywhere from the golf course to the ski slope.

 

Plus, if you think Elastollan may be suitable for a sports and recreation use not shown here, contact BASF at tpu_techdesk@basf.com. One of our TPU experts can help you learn how Elastollan can meet other specific applications. For a list of Elastollan certifications, please click here; additional Elastollan literature is available here.

Bike Seat Covers

Elastollan can help smooth the road to producing superior bike seat covers with characteristics including tear/cut/abrasion resistance, high puncture resistance, long-term flexibility, low-temperature flexibility, hydrolytic stability, resistance to weathering and color stability.

Breathable Sport Fabrics

For breathable sport fabrics, Elastollan has you covered with traits such as cut/tear/abrasion resistance, high puncture resistance, low-temperature/long-term flexibility, hydrolytic stability, resistance to weathering and color stability.

Golf Balls

Elastollan drives the manufacture of high-quality golf balls by supplying abrasion/cut/tear/impact resistance, high rebound, good adhesion, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Golf Disks

Offering qualities like abrasion/cut/tear/impact resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility, Elastollan excels in the manufacture of golf disks.

Golf Soft Spikes

Elastollan used in the production of golf soft spikes affords abrasion/cut/tear resistance, creep resistance, rigidity/softness and adhesion.

Golf Tees

Exceptional performance is par for the course when Elastollan is used to make golf tees, thanks to the TPU’s abrasion/cut/tear/impact resistance, fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Inflatable Flotation Devices

Providing characteristics that include tear/cut/abrasion resistance, high puncture resistance, long-term/low-temperature flexibility, hydrolytic stability, resistance to weathering and color stability, Elastollan is a real lifesaver for companies that make inflatable flotation devices.

Pool Cleaners

Pool cleaners fabricated from Elastollan boast hydrolytic stability, soft durometer, abrasion/cut/tear resistance, microbial resistance, resistance to weathering and color stability.

Rifle Butts

For the manufacture of rifle butts, Elastollan properties are right on target, offering abrasion/cut resistance, impact resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Shoes & Boots

Elastollan qualities that provide a step up in the production of shoes and boots include abrasion/cut/tear resistance, impact resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability, oil resistance and low-temperature flexibility.

Ski & Skate Boots

For high-quality ski and skate boots, Elastollan can impart abrasion/cut/tear resistance, impact resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability, oil resistance and low-temperature flexibility.

Ski Laminates

Tear/cut/abrasion resistance, high puncture resistance, long-term flexibility, low-temperature flexibility, hydrolytic stability, resistance to weathering and color stability are just some of the Elastollan characteristics that aid the production of ski laminates.

Snowboard Bindings

Elastollan-based snowboard bindings leverage the TPU’s notable cut/tear/abrasion resistance, impact resistance, fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Snowshoe Straps

Manufacturers of snowshoe straps won’t slip up if they use Elastollan, which offers cut/tear/abrasion resistance, impact resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Softball Covers

Elastollan is a big hit with makers of softball covers, who prefer the BASF TPU for its tear/cut/abrasion resistance, high puncture resistance, long-term flexibility, low-temperature flexibility, hydrolytic stability, resistance to weathering and color stability.

Soft-touch Bike Handles

To get a firm grip on producing soft-touch bike handles, manufacturers can count on Elastollan for abrasion/cut/tear resistance, a fast molding cycle, hydrolytic stability and low-temperature flexibility.

Sport Goggles

Imparting qualities like abrasion/cut/tear resistance, low-temperature flexibility and fast cycle times, Elastollan is ideal for use in sport goggle production.

Surfboard Leashes

Key attributes of surfboard leashes made from Elastollan include flexibility, hydrolytic stability, high elasticity, high tensile strength, microbial resistance and cut/tear/abrasion resistance.

Toys

Elastollan is a good choice for toys that require cut/tear/abrasion resistance, low-temperature flexibility, fast cycle times, hydrolytic resistance and microbial resistance.