Merquinsa will unveil a New “Wave of TPU Specialties” at K2010

Merquinsa, The TPU Specialty Company, today announced its participation at K 2010 in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 27th Oct. to 3rd Nov. where it will be exhibiting for the first time in Hall 6, one of the main fair halls. For more information about the show, please visit the K 2010 website at www.k-online.de.

Under the motto “Everything You Can Imagine“, in line with its Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPU) specialties and Sustainability focus, Merquinsa at this occasion will unveil a:

New “Wave of TPU Specialties”

Pearlthane® SILK: New Silicone-based TPUs:

New Pearlthane® SILK grades with FDA and EU compliance will be launched to address needs for more functionalities, such as low coefficient of friction and silk touch in a wide range of elastomer applications.

Pearlthane® HFFR: New Halogen-Free Flame Retardant TPUs:

Demand for halogen-free flame retardant elastomers keeps increasing in the automotive and electronics industry. New Pearlthane® HFFR grades offer innovative performance vs. incumbent market resins.

Pearlthane® ECO: Renewable-sourced Bio TPUs:

Recognized Global Brands now make Green Shoes, Green Cars and Green Electronics from Merquinsa´s Bio TPU polyester and polyether-based product ranges. Several New Commercial Renewable-sourced Bio TPU Applications will be exhibited at K2010.

Pearlthane® 91: Aliphatic, Non Staining, Non Yellowing TPUs:

Premium Aesthetics deserve Pearlthane® 91xx series. New scratch resistant and low gloss TPU grades will be featured for premium aesthetics in Automotive Interiors & Electronics.

Pearlbond® & Pearlcoat®: Low Melting Point TPUs:

TPU chemistry goes beyond polymerizing isocyanates & polyols in a reactive extruder.
With 46 years’ history, Merquinsa will introduce very special low melting point Pearlbond® and Pearlcoat® TPUs with fast crystallisation and tack properties for extrusion applications.