The Lubrizol Corporation’s Engineered Polymers business announces today that it will showcase several new and differentiated polymer solutions at Plastimagen 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico, March 8-11, 2016. Lubrizol Engineered Polymers will exhibit alongside the Lbrizol Performance Coatings and LifeSciences businesses at the Centro Banamex Exposition Hall, Booth #2946.
A global leader in providing remarkable solutions to some of the industry’s toughest application challenges across sports and recreation, industrial and consumer markets, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers will highlight several innovations including:
Estane VSN 9000 Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
With unique self-healing properties and other highly desirable functional benefits such as dimensional stability and chemical resistance, Estane VSN 9000 improves product performance and operational outcomes for designers, brands and producers of high-end eyewear frames.
Estane High-Heat Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU)
A new Estane TPU specifically formulated for superior abrasion and chemical resistance, but featuring excellent high heat resistance, as well as low temperature flexibility, making it ideal for the next generation of cable jacketing and injection molded components that must survive in extreme operating conditions.
Pearlstick and Pearlbond Adhesive Solutions
Lubrizol’s portfolio includes TPUs that can be utilized in solvent-based adhesives, hot melt, reactive hot melt and adhesive film applications. With an ever-expanding range of melting points and crystallization speeds, Lubrizol offers a convenient single source of reliable solutions, helping to enable today’s novel fabrication and assembly methods.
Additionally, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers announced it has been selected to present at Plastimagen. Dr. Sat Nistala, who holds a Ph.D. in chemistry and Six Sigma certification, will present “A Novel and Innovative Self-Healing Thermoplastic Polyurethane (TPU): A Case Study for High-End Eyewear Applications.” The presentation will be given on March 11, 2016 from 13:15 to 14:00 hours in the Palacio Canal 10 room.
Mr. Alexandre Prado, regional business manager for Lubrizol Engineered Polymers in Latin America, notes, “Plastimagen 2016 provides an ideal opportunity to meet with customers across multiple industries to better understand their needs and strategic direction. At our core, the Engineered Polymers business is focused on collaborating with our customers and developing new and innovative solutions that enable them to meet their toughest application challenges. Our wide-ranging portfolio of solutions is unlike anything else available in the market and highlights our continuous investment in new technologies, dedication to our markets and future growth.”