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Thermoplast Can Be Cured Immediately

Date:10-07-2017

Thermoplast is a group of rubber-like materials that combine the processing strength of thermoplastics with the best quality of thermoset rubber. As the name suggests, thermoplastics are temperature-sensitive plastics that soften or become uniform when heated and then harden when cooled. They can be molded from a check valve to a custom shape of a coffee cup.

Thermosetting polymers are a class of important polymeric materials. The main purpose of thermosetting resins is the need for high temperature stability applications. How do thermoset plastics get this high temperature resistance? Thermoplastics are high molecular weight linear polymers. Thermosetting polymers are a class of important polymeric materials. The main purpose of thermosetting resins is the need for high temperature stability applications. How do thermoset plastics get this high temperature resistance? One word: cross. Thermoplastics are high molecular weight linear (or sometimes branched) polymers.

Thermoplast has a higher material cost than other rubber, but it is cost-effective for small runs because it can be cured immediately. As the thermoplastic elastomer is also lighter than other types of rubber 20%, TPE transport costs are lower. If "cleaner and more environmentally friendly" is part of your company's philosophy, you would expect scrap TPE to be fully recyclable. This new material has a lower extrusion temperature, can produce any color contours, and more flexible. TPE profiles, such as window seals and door seals, are also easier to install.

Thermoplast also has the advantage over PVC (polyvinyl chloride), which is commonly used in metal or even wood commonly used in building products. Soft and flexible, TPE is unlikely to rupture, especially in cold climates. In addition to its shape memory and low thermal conductivity, TPE can also be used for expansion joints.

TPE profiles of the shape of the curing is also a problem, welding frame will appear when the excessive flash. Due to the high cost of materials compared to other rubbers, thermoplastic elastomers may not be cost effective for some high volume runs.