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Thermoplastic Elastomers

  1. Traz Ouhadi1,
  2. Sabet Abdou-Sabet2,
  3. Hans-Georg Wussow3,
  4. Larry M. Ryan4,
  5. Lawrence Plummer5,
  6. Franz Erich Baumann6,
  7. Jörg Lohmar6,
  8. Hans F. Vermeire7

Published Online: 15 JAN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a26_633.pub3

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Ouhadi, T., Abdou-Sabet, S., Wussow, H.-G., Ryan, L. M., Plummer, L., Baumann, F. E., Lohmar, J. and Vermeire, H. F. 2004. Thermoplastic Elastomers. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Advanced Elastomer Systems, Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Advanced Elastomer Systems, Akron, Ohio 44334, United States

  3. 3

    Bayer AG, Dormagen, Federal Republic of Germany

  4. 4

    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co., Inc., Engineering Polymers, Wilmington, Delaware 19880, United States

  5. 5

    E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co., Inc., Engineering Polymers, Wilmington, Delaware 19880, United States

  6. 6

    Degussa AG - High Performance Polymers, Marl, Germany

  7. 7

    Shell Research SA, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2004

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Thermoplastic Polyolefin Elastomers
1.1.Introduction and Definition
1.2.Thermoplastic Polyolefin Blends
1.2.1.Morphology
1.2.2.Elastomer Component, Soft Domain
1.2.3.Plastic Component, Hard Domain
1.2.4.Compounds, Trade Names
1.2.5.Processing
1.3.Thermoplastic Vulcanizates
1.3.1.Dynamic Vulcanization
1.3.2.Production and Morphology
1.3.3.Types
1.3.4.Processing
1.3.5.Performance and Product Positioning
1.3.6.Uses
1.3.7.Commercial Products and Trade Names
2.Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers
2.1.Introduction
2.2.Raw Materials
2.3.Production
2.4.Properties
2.5.Processing and Use
2.6.Economic Aspects
2.7.Toxicology and Occupational Health
3.Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers
3.1.Introduction
3.2.Raw Materials
3.3.Production
3.4.Microstructure and Composition of Segments
3.4.1.Short-Chain Ester Units (Hard Segments)
3.4.2.Long-Chain Polyether Soft Segments
3.4.3.Hydrocarbon Soft Segments
3.4.4.Polyester Soft Segments
3.5.Properties
3.6.Blends
3.7.Uses
3.8.Producers, Trade Names
4.Thermoplastic Polyamide Elastomers
4.1.Introduction
4.2.Raw Materials
4.3.Manufacture of Block Polyetheramides
4.3.1.Polyetheresteramides
4.3.2.Synthesis of Polyetheramides
4.4.Physical and Chemical Properties
4.4.1.Block Variations
4.4.2.Morphology
4.4.3.Outstanding Properties
4.4.4.Chemical Resistance
4.4.5.Processing
4.5.Uses
4.6.Trade Names
5.Styrenic Block Copolymers
5.1.Introduction
5.2.Synthesis
5.3.Properties
5.4.Uses
5.4.1.Adhesives, Sealants, and Coatings
5.4.2.Modification of Bitumen
5.4.3.Compounded Products
5.4.4.Modification of Plastics