APILON 52 BIO are urethane-based thermoplastic bioplastics containing raw materials from renewable sources.
These compounds guarantee the same physical-mechanical properties and the same processability as traditional fossil-based TPE-U.
These bioplastics from renewable sources offer significant environmental benefits by reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (e.g. CO2) and saving fossil-based resources for future generations.


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

Technical details


  • Rigid grades with hardness in the range 40-74 ShD
  • Soft grades with hardness in the range of 65-90 ShA and abrasion resistance < 70-100 mm3 (DIN 53516)
  • Special haptic compound with rubbery, matt effect
  • Environmental benefits measured with the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
  • Recyclable

Transformation technologies

  • Injection moulding
  • Extrusion
  • Hard/soft overmoulding
  • Coagulation
  • Calendering