Thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers (TPU) is well known for its applications in performance films, wire and cable jacketing, hose and tube, in adhesive and textile coating applications and as an impact modifier of other polymers. It is found in a variety of everyday products from the interior and exterior of cars, to footwear. Redox is the Australian distributor for Elastollan®, BASF's thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers.

Elastollan® stands for maximum reliability, consistent product quality and cost efficiency. Elastollan® can be extruded into hoses, cable sheathing, belts, films and profiles, and can also be processed to last few decades.  The numerous benefits of Elastollan® in all its forms, including aromatic or aliphatic, very soft or glass fibre-reinforced, flame retardant or highly transparent, have been clearly demonstrated across every sector of industry.

Elastollan® is, amongst others, distinguished by the following properties:

  • high wear and abrasion resistance
  • high tensile strength and outstanding resistance to tear propagation
  • excellent damping characteristics
  • very good low-temperature flexibility
  • High resistance to oils, greases, oxygen and ozone.

Redox distributes Elastollan® to customers across Australia. Through our dedicated team of plastics specialists, we deliver real value and a fresh approach to meeting our customer’s needs in a dynamic market. Redox is a leading plastics distributor, active in engineering plastics, HDPE, LDPE, LLDPE, PP, PVC, BOPP film, PET film, styrenics, polyols, compounding resins, polymers specialty additives and more. Our principals are leaders in their respective products, allowing us to deliver the widest range of quality materials at a price which allows you to thrive.

The extensive product portfolio of Elastollan®, which makes use of a variety of raw materials and formulations, is the starting point for successfully bringing innovative customer projects to fruition. To find out how you can use Elastollan® in your application, contact a representative today!

 

Elastollan® 2018, BASF, Viewed 20th September, <http://www.polyurethanes.basf.us/products/name/elastollan>. 

About Redox
Redox is a leading commodity and speciality chemical distributor with 11 sales offices throughout Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United States. With more than 350 staff and sales in excess of A$654 million last financial year, Redox brings the best products from around the world to clients in over 200 unique industries.