Die zwei Kunststoffkomponenten sind im Spritzguss miteinander verbunden, so dass ein Montageschritt entfällt. Bildquelle: BASF

Abrasion-resistant, low temperature flexible TPU

Plastic with a cold grip

Even at low temperatures plastic can efficiently substitute metal: the French textile and rubber company Joubert Productions, Ambert, is for the first time putting snow chains on the market whose chain links are made entirely from plastic. more...

March 7. 2017 - Tires in

This limited edition, state-of-the-art running shoe will launch first in Boston in April 2016 and then in select New Balance retail locations around the globe. (Source: New Balance)


New Balance to launch production of 3D-printed midsoles from TPU powder

Shoe maker New Balance from Boston, USA, will be launching the first high performance running shoe with a 3D-printed midsole, the company reports. The development depends on an exclusive collaboration with 3D Systems and their newly developed elastomeric powder, Duraform Flex TPU. more...

December 1. 2015 - News


Short Aramid Fiber reinforced TPU Composites: Processing, Morphology and Properties

Short fibers are suitable to improve the properties of various polymers. Thereby it is important to determine process induced structure-property relationships to under-stand effects on final composite. more...

September 18. 2014 - Research news

Injection Moulding of Multi Component Composites

New Composites of High Performance PPS

In the prevailing paper we report the production and testing of multi component composites based on the high performance polymer PPS. Both flexible two component rigid-flexible-composites and rigid composites with a functional polymer are produced. more...

May 22. 2014 - Research news