Franplast S.p.A. of Provaglio d'Iseo (BS) at K 2019 in Düsseldorf -- K Trade Fair
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Franplast S.p.A.

Via per Monterotondo 5, 25050 Provaglio d'Iseo (BS)
Italy
Telephone +39 030 9823606
Fax +39 030 9823583
info@franplast.it

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K 2019 hall map (Hall 8a): stand C16

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K 2019 fairground map: Hall 8a

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.02  Thermoplastic elastomers
  • 01.02.002  Thermoplastic elastomers, biobased

Thermoplastic elastomers, biobased

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.02  Thermoplastic elastomers
  • 01.02.010  SBS-Teleblockpolymer
  • 01.02.010.01  Compounds of styrenic block copolymers (SEBS, SBS, SIS…, TPE-S)

Compounds of styrenic block copolymers (SEBS, SBS, SIS…, TPE-S)

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.02  Thermoplastic elastomers
  • 01.02.012  Olefin based thermoplastic elastomer, TPO

Olefin based thermoplastic elastomer, TPO

  • 01  Raw materials, auxiliaries
  • 01.02  Thermoplastic elastomers
  • 01.02.014  SEBS-Blockcopolymer

SEBS-Blockcopolymer

Our products

Product category: Olefin based thermoplastic elastomer, TPO

Chemiton XT® - TPE compounds SEPS/SEBS and TPO based

Under the latest brand name Chemiton® XT Franplast is classifying the series of products based on SEBS especially for extrusion and co-extrusion.

Chemiton® XT compounds ensure the production of extruded parts with exceptional flexibility, resistance to high and low temperatures and various levels of insulation. There are also crystal clear grades available which are completely plasticizer- free and with excellent UV and ozone resistance.

Chemiton® XT compounds are successfully used in different areas: medical technology, construction, electrical applications, home & design and automotive.

Indeed, the wide range available makes it possible to cover all the inquiries in terms of applications, from the traditional ones to the most challenging and innovative ones like multi-layer tubes (also for fatty food contact), tubes for peristaltic pumps, profiles (also with magnet), sealing, profiles for typographic applications, very thin co-extruded parts for tubes and bars (i.e. brooms).

Particularly grades for co-extrusion with adhesion onto styrenics, onto common polyamides and polyolefins are available.

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Applications
Consumer, Consumer Goods, Functional Parts

Target Products
Profile, Flexible/Elastic

Product category: Thermoplastic elastomers, biobased

Chemiton Life® - TPE biobased

The new developmental “Chemiton Life®” grades are the first biobased TPE produced by Franplast.

The commitment to environment and life protection has brought us to develop new materials from renewable resources, which are good alternatives to fossil-based materials.

Chemiton Life® is the result of a carefully raw materials selection and challenging development job.

Key Features
  • Biobased content ≥ 20% (HSBC)
  • Soft and elastic
  • Available hardness from 64 shore A
  • Clear whitish natural colour
  • Nearly odourless
  • Nice surface finishing
  • Processing by conventional injection moulding and extrusion
  • Possible compatibility with other polymers (to be assessed)
  • Compliant with food contact regulation EU 10/2011 (except for fatty foods)
Available grades
  • Hardness: 64 and 70 Shore A (other grades by request)
  • Density 0,88 g/cm³
Main markets
  • Household articles (also food contact)
  • Consumer goods
Processing
  • Injection moulding, adhesion onto polyolefinic polymers
  • Extrusion
Regulation Status
  • Compliant with 10/2011/CE (except for fatty foods), 1907/2006/CE REACH Annex XIV and XVII, ROHS, RAEE, WEEE, ELV

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Applications
Consumer Goods

Hot Topics
Bioplastics

Product category: Compounds of styrenic block copolymers (SEBS, SBS, SIS…, TPE-S)

Translucent USP Cl. VI - TPE compounds SEPS and SEBS based

Chemiton Med®, the translucent SEPS based, USP Cl. VI compound, is the perfect TPE for medical applications. Without PVC and latex, biocompatible and without phthalates, it is a transparent and soft thermoplastic rubber, which represents an optimum alternative to silicone.

It can be used for the realization of various soft touch components for medical use as injection ports, twist off closures, connectors, tubes for peristaltic pumps, joints, stoppers, gaskets, valves and membranes.

The translucent Chemiton Med® USP Cl. VI compound is biocompatible for haemolysis and cytotoxicity and conform with intracutaneous reactivity and acute systemic toxicity; furthermore it’s suitable for intramuscular implantation.

The medical devices produced with Chemiton Med® can be sterilized with autoclave, EtO and gamma radiation.

This compound can be processed as well as by extrusion, injection moulding and film blowing.

Disposes of DMF registration at FDA (Food and Drug Administration).

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Applications
Functional Parts, Medical

Target Products
Tube/Hose, Transparent, Flexible/Elastic

About us

Company details

Founded in 1966 by Dr. Giacomo Franceschetti, thanks to over 50 years experience, Franplast TPE has a wide specialization in design, engineering, manufacturing and handling of Thermoplastic Elastomers Compounds, SEPS, SEBS, SBS, and TPO based. 

Franplast’s TPE are suitable to be processed by Injection moulding, extrusion, film blowing, blow moulding and thermoforming. Coherently with its mission, Franplast TPE is identified by the following strength points:

Quality oriented
  • Certified ISO 9001:2015 (ISO certified since 1997)
  • Five years traceability guaranteed for materials and plaques
  • Fully automated production and packaging system
  • More than 20.000 m2 covered area
Customer oriented
  • Experimentation and product development in our equipped laboratories and according to customers’ needs
  • Trials together with the customers in their production plant
  • Several packaging solutions (paper and PE bag on pallets, octabins, big-bags, bulks)
  • Different lot-sizes from full truck load to one pallet

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