Published On: Tue, Oct 1st, 2013

APS LAUNCHES EXTRUSION SERIES OF POLYETHER-BASED TPUs

APS LAUNCHES EXTRUSION SERIES OF POLYETHER-BASED TPUs

APS LAUNCHES EXTRUSION SERIES OF POLYETHER-BASED TPUs

Romulus, MI (September 24, 2013) - North America’s newest provider of thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) – APS (Alliance Polymers and Services, LLC) – announces the availability of the firm’s newest 7000 Series of Zythane™ TPUs. These polyether-based thermoplastic polyurethanes are formulated for pneumatic tubing, cable jacketing, technical profiles and film and sheet, among other extrusion applications.

The new series of TPUs are comparable in every way to the grades offered by established competitors. In addition, they are available at extremely competitive pricing levels and backed by the highest levels of technical support in the industry. They can also be formulated with UV stabilizers.

Offered in a wide range of hardnesses – from 70 Shore A to 45 Shore D – the new Zythane 7000 Series of TPUs offer excellent transparency when extruded natural, have excellent low temperature flexibility, provide outstanding hydrolytic stability, exhibit excellent microbial resistance, offer excellent tear strength and possess highly impressive resistance to weak bases and acids.

APS LAUNCHES EXTRUSION SERIES OF POLYETHER-BASED TPUs

APS LAUNCHES EXTRUSION SERIES OF POLYETHER-BASED TPUs

APS (Alliance Polymers and Services LLC) is an established TPE technology resource offering service, technical support and TPE materials for consumer and industrial applications. Company offerings include Maxelast® TPEs, Viprene™ TPVs, new Zythane™ TPUs, TPE alloys, compounding services and custom and standard soft elastomer formulations.

For more information on the new 7000 Series of Zythane TPUs for extrusion applications, contact: APS, 30735 Cypress Road, Suite 400, Romulus, MI 48174. Tel: 734-710-6700. Fax: 734-710-6715. Web: www.apstpe.com.