Lubrizol’s Engineered Polymers business is launching a new series of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) products for smart wearable devices, Estane SMART TPU. The Estane SMART TPU product portfolio is specifically designed to address the rapidly growing wearable device market, particularly for soft-touch bands in smartwatches and fitness tracker applications.
The Estane SMART TPU series includes both aromatic and aliphatic TPU grades with hardness levels ranging from 70A to 88A. Depending on OEM requirements, the product portfolio offers the wearable market a solution for soft materials having robust mechanical properties and good chemical and UV resistance. The series’ improved moldability will allow our customers to increase their production efficiency and therefore their competitiveness.
The Estane SMART TPU series includes the following grades:
Estane SMART1170AB3 (experimental grade)
Estane SMART1170AT3 (experimental grade)