reSound™ BIO Thermoplastic Elastomers
reSound™ BIO thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) are bio-polymer formulations derived from plant-based raw materials. The reSound BIO portfolio consists of grades compatible with overmolding onto PP, ABS and PE. All grades utilize 35 to 75 percent bio-renewable content, and they deliver varying hardness levels, favorable property retention and UV resistance comparable to traditional TPEs.
With an opaque, natural color, all reSound BIO materials are easily colorable using traditional TPE colorants to match design specifications. They can also be paired with Avient’s sustainable color options.
Like conventional TPEs, the production scrap of plant-based reSound materials can be reused during the manufacturing process.
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|Phone Case - Case Study||Application Snapshot||Formulated TPE with 43% bio-based content plus favorable UV resistance and vibration damping performance compared to standard TPE||View|
|reSound™ BIO TPEs - Technical Bulletin||Technical Bulletin||Key properties and performance for bio-derived TPEs formulated with plant-based raw materials for overmolding to PP or PE||View|
|reSound™ BIO TPEs with bio-renewable content||Webinars & Videos||Explore sustainable thermoplastic elastomers, formulated with 35-75% plant-derived content||View|
|reSound™ OM TPEs - Technical Bulletin||Technical Bulletin||Key properties, rheology and property retention and performance data for reSound™ TPEs derived from plant-based sugar for overmolding onto PP and ABS||View|
|Swimming Goggle Gasket and Nose Bridge||Application Snapshot||Customized bio formulations to meet sustainability and comfort targets with excellent sealing performance||View|
|Thermoplastic Elastomers - Product Selection Guide||Product Selection Guide||Explore our product guide for innovative TPE solutions for thousands of applications||View|