Elastochem provides Thermoplastic Elastomers suitable for all applications to the New Zealand market. 

We source TPE compounds from the world's leaders in thermoplastics, including the full range of TPE products from ExxonMobil Chemical, PolyOne and Hexpol. Elastochem's access to a vast range of TPE technologies goes beyond mere supply. Our import and distribution service is backed by an unrivaled level of technical expertise and pre/after-sales support. 

For specialty TPEs for any industry and to suit any application, make Elastochem your first and final call. 

TPEs for Any Application

Tell us what you want in a TPE material – flame retardant, chemical resistant, soft touch, etc – and we'll provide a solution from our wide range of locally stocked product, or we'll bring it in from one of trusted international TPE suppliers.

Thermoplastic Elastomers Consulting

Our experience, expertise and global connections in the TPE industry ideally positions Elastochem as your Go-to Team for all things TPE. Much more than just a supplier, Elastochem can serve as your Strategic Partner and ensure you're getting the most out of your TPE materials, specific to your needs. Whether you're at planning stage or already in production, Elastochem's TPE Consulting offers a review and roadmap service for your plastics production projects.

4 Ways We Can Help

storage
Locally Stocked
A wide range of TPE products are on hand
expertise
Technical Support
Elastochem are your local TPE experts
leading brands
Leading Brands
The world's best TPE products under one roof
application
Any Application
Elastochem provide TPEs to cover any function you need

Distributors of the world's leading TPE manufacturers

Broad TPE Portfolio - Endless Possibilities, Tailor-made for You

  • General Purpose
  • Flame Retardant
  • UV Resistant
  • Medical
  • Food & Water Contact
  • Bonding
  • Specialty Moulding/Extrusion
  • Other Specialty Grades
characteristics

Supplying TPE material to some of NZ's most recognised brands

Summary of Applications

construction
Construction
healthcare
Healthcare
food packaging
Food Packaging
industrial
Industrial
consumer products
Consumer Products
automotive
Automotive

TPE Properties

Classifications of Commercial TPEs
tpe classifications
TPE Offers A Wide Range of Hardnesses
tpe hardness
TPE Cost Performance Comparison
tpe cost comparisson

TPE Properties Comparison

Property TPV (EPDM) Fully Cured TPS (SEBS) NBR/PVC TPC (COPE) TPU
Density, g/cm3 0.89 – 0.98 0.90 – 1.2 ~1.4 ~1.18 ~1.1
Typical Hardness, Shore 35A–50D 25A–90A 60A–90A 90A–80D 60A–60D
Typical Service Temperature, °C (°F) -60/+135
(-76/+275)
-45/+110
(-49/+230)
-30/+95
(-22/+203)
-40/+150
(-40/+302)
-40/+120
(-40/+248)
Compression Set
Processability Recycling TP
Yes
TP
Yes
TP
Yes
TP
Yes
TP
Yes
Weathering/Ozone
Chemical Resistance
Oil Resistance
Key
Excellent    Good    Fair    Poor
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