Raw Materials & Equipment

BASF unveils new solutions for thermoplastic polyurethanes

October 10, 2012

BASF showcased its newest thermoplastic polyurethanes at the 10th Annual Thermoplastic Elastomers Topical Conference (TPE TopCon 2012) Sept. 10 to 12, at the Hilton Akron Fairlawn in Akron, Ohio. The company’s Elastollan TPU portfolio – a versatile, high performance thermoplastic polyurethane offers all-around security for wire and cable applications in the aerospace, automotive and industrial markets. BASF also provided two interactive presentations: “Thermoplastic polyurethane solutions for improved heat performance” and “Thermoplastic polyurethane solutions for low smoke zero halogen (LSZH) flame retardant cable applications.” Technology and product highlights at BASF’s TPU booth will included: Elastollan 1185A10HFFR, a new low smoke, halogen-free flame retardant TPU for high performance wire and cable applications; and Elastollan 785A10HPM, a new, high temperature TPU for continuous use at 150°C in automotive and wire and cable applications.