5 TPE materials FAQ
Is TPE dangerous?
TPEs process easily, have excellent mechanical properties and elasticity, and possess strong haptics. Their inherent low toxicity and compliance to medical and food contact regulations make TPEs a safe choice for specifying materials for use.
Is TPE toxic?
TPE is an environmentally friendly and non-toxic material.ThinkSport says that TPE is free of Bisphenol-A (BPA), PVC, Lead, Phthalates, Dioxins, and other notorious offenders.
Is TPE safe for babies?
Designers of infant care products need safe, clean materials with the right performance properties and processing capabilities. Like silicones, TPEs can have very low levels of extractables, compounds that migrate from the surface of an infant care product
Is TPE eco-friendly?
TPE is an eco-friendly foam material, made from non-toxic recycled biodegradable materials. TPEs are versatile compounds that replace rubbers and PVC during the manufacturing process, making them safe for human health and our environment.
Can TPE be recycled?
Thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) are a rubber-like material that combines the properties of rubber with the benefits of thermoplastics. The result is a flexible and recyclable material