Thanks to their molecular structure, the thermoplastic elastomers have the elastic characteristics of the elastomers, but they can be processed as thermoplastic materials with remarkable advantages both in processing easiness and flexibility.
For this reason they have quickly spread in a wide range of sectors, from the automotive to the mechanical industry, from the footwear to the electronic field.
SBS - SEBS - TPV:
1 turbo-mixer, 2 gravimetric feeder, 3 MCM corotating extruder, 4 gravimetric feeder for liquid components, 5 degassing, 6 hot-face pelletizer. A = Rubber, Polymer, Filler, Additive. B = Oil
TPV with separate feeding:
1 gravimetric feeder for rubber, 2 gravimetric feeder for polymer, 3 gravimetric feeder for fillers, 4 gravimetric feeder for additives, 5 gravimetric feeder for liquid components, 6 gravimetric feeder for additives, 7 MCM corotating extruder, 8 side feeding unit, 9 degassing, 10 hot-face pelletizer