TPE Knowledge Center

How-to resources

Learn how to use TPEs to enhance your products

We've gathered our collection of resources for product designers and molders in one place to help you find the answers to your questions as quickly as possible. Please browse the guides, trend reviews and technical bulletins – and don’t hesitate to contact us for more information or assistance. 

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Injection Molding Guide 

The Injection Molding Guide provides quick answers for design, processing and troubleshooting for styrenic TPEs. Read More...

Overmolding Guide

The overmolding toolbox is a comprehensive technical guide to overmolding GLS TPEs. You'll find assistance with product selection, mold shutoff design and processing. Read More...

Overmolding Solutions

There are a variety of Avient TPEs designed to have excellent adhesion to a number of rigid plastic substrates for overmolding.  Solutions include specialty medical, as well as polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, polycarbonate, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, nylon and copolyester. Read More...

TPE Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can browse answers to common questions about TPEs, from basics to the advanced material properties you can harness. Read More...

Case Studies

Browse our catalog of case studies to learn more about unique and challenging TPE applications. Read More...

Technical Bulletins

This library of technical information discusses specific TPE subjects from understanding hardness to designing a mold. Read More...

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