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Ravathane TPU-Polyester

ENPLAST, a Ravago Group Company
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Albania, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia And Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom

TPU Ravathane® is a thermoplastic polyurethane block copolymer formed by a reaction of iso-cyanates and diols. Dependent of the soft part a Polyester based or a Polyether based TPU is possible.

Thermoplastic polyurethane Ravathane® exhibits:
- Polyester based hardness from 65 Shore A to 55 shore D
- Polyether based hardness from 95 Shore A to 65 shore D
- Excellent abrasion resistance
- High elasticity
- High tensile & tear strength
- Oil resistance
- Excellent low temperature properties

TPU Ravathane® can be used in a wide range of temperatures. TPU Ravathane® can be used in temperatures ranging from -40°C to 80°C, and some grades even up to 120°C short-term.

Polyether based TPU’s are mainly used in applications where excellent hydrolysis and microbial resistance is needed.

Typical Ravathane ® TPU applications:
- Consumer (shoe soles, phone cases, sealings)
- Automotive (gear knobs, trays and holders, sealing strips)
- Construction (conveyer and drive belts, durable soft touch, wheels)
- Electronics (cable jacketing, housings)
- Medical (tubing, cow ear plugs)