Raplan

RAPLAN are SBS elastomer-based thermoplastic compounds.
The elastomer phase gives the compound its elastic property and the softness characteristic of rubber.
It is an ideal substitute for PVC when products free from halogens are required. Ideal for overmoulding on polystyrene.

Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Building & Construction
  • Clothing/Fashion Apparel
  • Cosmetics & Personal care
  • Engineering
  • Footwear
  • Furniture
  • Medical
  • Packaging
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toys/Gadgets

Technical details

Characteristics

  • Good hardness range: 20ShA – 50 ShD
  • Food contact approved (10/2011/EU, FDA)
  • Special grades for medical applications (ISO 10993 – USP VI)
  • Optimum resistance to low temperatures
  • Recyclable

Transformation technologies

  • Injection moulding
  • Extrusion
  • Soft-Hard overmoulding