Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomer (TPU)

Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomer (TPU)

All thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers exhibit excellent abrasion and wear resistance and high tensile and tear strengths. In fact, it has been used as a fabric coating material in the textile industry for over 30 years. TPUs are tough, durable, easy to clean and well-suited to applications that demand the elasticity of rubber combined with high stability. In addition, the inherent translucency of these products makes it easy to color and that is an added benefit in many applications.

Common Uses:

  • Consumer Products: tennis racquets, mini remote controls, sport shoes, film
  • Automotive Industry: shifting handles, bumpers, gaskets, seals
  • Industrial Uses: hoses, tubing, adhesives, fabric coating for textiles, wires, cable jacketing, fabrics
  • Medical industry: radiation shielding

Physical Properties:

  • Specific Gravity - 1.20 g/cm
  • Tensile Strength - 6960 to 12000 psi
  • Flexural Strength - 260000 to 340000 psi
  • Impact Strength - 0.80 to 10.1 ft-lb/in

General Properties:

  • Excellent abrasion resistance
  • High tensile strength
  • Excellent wear resistance
  • High dynamic load-bearing capacity
  • Excellent tear strength
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Good UV, weathering,oxygen, and fungus resistance
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  • Good resistance to non-polar fluids


  • Injection Molding
  • Extrusion

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