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SHOCK ABSORBING TPE MATERIALS

Versaflex™ Thermoplastic Elastomers

Absorbs Shock, Protects Electronics  

Versaflex™ thermoplastic elastomers serve consumer, packaging and healthcare markets. With low compression set and silky feel, these grades meet application-specific needs for shock absorption and vibration damping, chemical resistance, and clarity. Able to adhere to a range of engineering plastic substrates, Versaflex elastomers often eliminate secondary operations for faster cycle times and reduced production costs.

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Impact

  • Increases impact protection for consumer electronics
  • Dampens vibrations in protective sports gear
  • Meets regulatory requirements for healthcare
  • Approved for food contact in packaging
  • High quality aesthetic surface finish
  • Resists UV damage over time
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NAME CATEGORY DESCRIPTION  
Anti-Microbial Phone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 enhanced solution that included anti-microbial properties and stain resistance View
Catheters & Specialty Medical Tubing Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore the flexible material solutions for catheters and specialty medical tubing View
Chemically Compatible TPEs for Cosmetic Packaging - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how Avient’s chemically compatible VersaflexTM PKG thermoplastic elastomers provide a wide range of tactile finishes and surface textures View
Customized Versaflex™ TPE for Resuscitator Bag - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ TPE delivered process improvement and met customer's request for a vinyl alternative without sacrificing performance  View
Disinfectant Resistant Materials for Healthcare: Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ HC TPEs Product Bulletin Properties of Trilliant™ HC and Versaflex™ TPE for disinfectant resistant applications View
Disposable Syringe Plunger - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ HC 2110-57B enhanced long-term sealing performance for disposable syringe plunger (English language version) View
Disposable Syringe Plunger - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ HC 2110-57B enhanced long-term sealing performance for disposable syringe plunger (Spanish language version) View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (Chinese) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPE Infant Care Solutions Guide - Product Selection Guide (English) Product Selection Guide Ideal TPEs for safe, durable and regulatory compliant applications like pacifiers, bottles and bathtubs (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide Design Guide Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions View
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide Design Guide Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speaker Solutions - Product Bulletin (English) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (English language version) View
GLS™ TPEs for Portable Speakers - Product Bulletin (Chinese) Product Bulletin GLS™ TPEs for portable speakers as a gasket and overmold applications for water and dust protection (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ TPEs Packaging Selection Guide - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide GLS™ TPEs for soft touch packaging solutions View
GLS™ Versaflex™ Flexible Bonding for Healthcare - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Henkel LOCTITE® and GLS™ Versaflex™ product information, USP VI & ISO 10993-4,5 compliant solutions and testing details View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films View
GLS™ Versaflex™ PF - Technical Bulletin (Chinese) Technical Bulletin Versaflex™ PF formulations are specially developed for the manufacture of co-extruded surface protective films (Chinese language version) View
GLS™ Versaflex™ TPEs for Packaging - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Chemical resistant solutions for cosmetic, personal care and household packaging View
Haptics and Vibration Damping for Power Tool Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex OM 6258 improves haptics and vibration damping for power tool handle  View
HIVIZ® Shooting Systems Recoil Pad - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Custom GLS™ TPE enhances user comfort and durability in recoil pad View
Improved Comfort and Aesthetics for CPAP Tube - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CL2250 improved comfort and aesthetics to CPAP tubing View
Lightweight and Kink Resistant Garden Hose - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ TPE enables lightweighting and improves kink resistance and performance View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (English language version) View
MAM Learn to Drink™ Cup - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC enhanced consumer appeal and met Europe's food contact regulations for Learn to Drink™ Cup (Spanish language version) View
Optical Clarity for Phone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3320-80 custom solution to enhance stain resistance and tensile strength View
Overmolding and Stain Resistance Wireless Power Bank - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized Versaflex™ CE grade provides an over molding solution with stain resistance for wireless power bank View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal - Case Study (English) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (English language version) View
Philips Avent Milk Bottle Seal - Case Study (Spanish) Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ FFC2882-87 provided safe sealing performance for Philips Avent Milk Bottle (Spanish language version) View
Pocket Knife Handle - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Bergamid™ polymer formulations and GLS™ TPEs replace metal and provide comfort and usability for Swiss soldiers pocket knife View
Portable Speaker with Premium Aesthetic - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3120-80 solution provides enhanced aesthetics and haptics for a portable audio speaker View
Recoil Pad for Rifle - Case Study Case Study Custom HIVIZ recoil pad materials deliver superior recoil reduction and exceptional durability to a high-end rifle manufacturer View
Safety and Durability for Dog Toy - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ provides safe, tear resistant material for dog toy View
Shock Absorbing Running Shoe - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Customized TPE enhances shock absorption in running shoe View
Shock Absorbing Smartphone Case - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ XP 5130-65 solution for enhanced shock absorption in protective smartphone case View
Slip Resistance Vacuum Cleaner Wheel - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ provides colorability and slip resistance in vacuum cleaner wheel  View
Smart Materials™ for Mobile Phone Cases - eBook eBook Consider design trends, materials and processing options when designing your new phone case models.  View
Soft Touch in Cosmetic Applications - Article Article Consumers want cosmetic, personal care and household products that are convenient and easy to use. These consumer preferences have increased demand for packaging with the applicator included as part of the package function and design.  View
Soft Touch Packaging Helps Make Your Brand Stand Out - Article Article Soft touch materials add color and texture to the package, allowing it to stand out from the competition on store shelves.  View
Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide Product Selection Guide Explore product offerings for TPE solutions View
Thermoplastic Elastomers for Healthcare - Industry Bulletin Industry Bulletin/Overview Delivering specialized thermoplastic elastomer solutions for demanding healthcare applications. View
TPEs for Anti-Vibration Feet - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Reduce movement of top load washing machines with TPEs for anti-vibration feet  View
TPEs for Home Appliances - Product Bulletin Product Bulletin GLS TPEs are designed to help you stand out from your competitors with reduced appliance movement and noise View
Vacuum Cleaner Gasket - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ OM provides greater design and good sealing sealing properties for vacuum cleaner gasket  View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Application Bulletin Application Bulletin Learn how blue jean stain resistant TPEs make the difference for white and light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex CE Blue Jean Stain Resistant TPEs - Tecnical Bulletin.pdf Technical Bulletin Stain resistant TPEs for white or light-colored phone cases View
Versaflex XP for Impact Protection Phone Cases - Technical Bulletin Technical Bulletin Shock absorbing TPEs for impact protection View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (Chinese) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (Chinese language version) View
Versaflex™ HC TPE For Medical Devices - Application Bulletin (English) Application Bulletin Average peel strength and benefits of Versaflex™ HC TPEs for overmolded medical devices (English language version) View
Waterproof Speaker Gasket - Case Study Case Study (Brief) Versaflex™ CE 3120-40 easily prevented ingress of dust and water View

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