Lubrizol to unveil new TPU products for smart wearable devices market

Ohio-headquartered Lubrizol Corporation'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.

According to Lubrizol, the new TPU series, which features improved mouldability, includes both aromatic and aliphatic TPU grades with hardness levels ranging from 70A to 88A. Depending on OEM requirements, Lubrizol says that the product portfolio offers the wearable market a solution for soft materials having robust mechanical properties and good chemical and UV resistance.


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