US-headquartered specialty chemical company Lubrizol Corporation recently announced the introduction of Isoplast and Pellethane Thermoplastic Polyurethanes (TPUs) at the 2009 BrasilPlast tradeshow in Sao Paulo. The company recently acquired the two new brands as a part of the TPU business asset purchase from The Dow Chemical Company. The new product additions to the Estane TPU product line span the continuum between elastomeric and rigid TPU properties. Also, Lubrizol said this year marked the 50th anniversary for the Estane brand and Lubrizol as the global leader in TPU technology.
PELLETHANE™ Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomers are used in a variety of high-value elastomer applications including footwear, medical tubing, automotive, film and industrial/engineering applications. ISOPLAST™ Engineering Thermoplastic Polyurethane Resins serve variety of niche, specialty applications that require the unique combination of high-end engineering plastic properties including clarity, impact strength and chemical resistance.