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Thermoplastic Polyurethane

Elastollan® is the brand name for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) from BASF. Over the last few decades, the numerous benefits of Elastollan® in all its forms – aromatic or aliphatic, very soft or glass fiber-reinforced, flame retardant or highly transparent – have been clearly demonstrated across every sector of industry.

Benefits

Key Advantages of Elastollan®

  • High wear and abrasion resistance
  • High tensile strength and excellent tear resistance
  • High resistance against oils, greases, oxygen, and ozone
  • Very good low-temperature flexibility
  • Very good damping capacity
Transparent TPU granulate on black background

Elastollan®

Elastollan® is the brand name for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) from BASF. It stands for maximum reliability, consistent product quality and cost efficiency. Elastollan® can be extruded into hoses, cable sheathing, belts, films and profiles, and can also be processed using blow molding and injection molding technologies. 

This extensive product portfolio, which makes use of a variety of raw materials and formulations, is the starting point for successfully bringing innovative customer projects to fruition.

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Elastollan® features an extraordinary property profile combining elasticity with resistance over a wide range of temperatures. It is abrasion- and impact-resistant, has a good elastic recovery, is tear and kink-resistant as well as oil- and grease-resistant. Moreover, Elastollan® can be modified for specific applications, by glass-fiber reinforcement, for instance.

Elastollan®, the thermoplastic PU elastomer (TPU) of BASF, which is developed, produced and marketed by BASF Polyurethanes for the European Market at the site in Lemförde, can be processed in a targeted manner using various methods.

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Our Elastollan® Innovations

All-rounder Elastollan®

Product Range Thermoplastic Special Elastomers

Series Type Chemistry Shore Hardness Range Properties     
       
11 Ether 70 A to 75 D
Excellent hydrolysis resistance, cold flexibility, resistance to microorganisms
11 FHF
Ether flame retardant 75 A to 54 D Non-halogen-based flame retardant, outstanding mechanical properties,
excellent hydrolysis resistance, resistance to microorganisms
12 Ether 85 A to 83 D Highly transparent, excellent hydrolysis resistance, cold flexibility,
resistance to microorganisms
12 FHF Ether flame retardant 70 D to 80 D Non-halogen-based flame retardant, outstanding mechanical properties, high rigidity, excellent hydrolysis resistance, resistance to microorganisms
13 Ether
85 A to 90 D Water-vapor permeable, good tear propagation strength, very good mechanical properties
C Ester 80 A to 75 D Excellent mechanical properties, very good damping behavior,
good rebound, very good wear resistance
B Ester
80 D to 65 D Very good mechanical properties, good cold flexibility, good wear resistance
S
Ester 70 A to 65 A Good mechanical properties, good wear resistance, good damping
behavior and rebound
500 Ester 85 A to 65 D Good mechanical properties, good abrasion resistance
600 Ester 85 A to 83 D Transparent, good damping behavior and rebound
700 Ester 70 A to 65 A Very good hydrolysis resistance, high wear resistance, very low
compression set, very good mechanical properties
800 Ester 75 A to 95 D Very good transparency, good abrasion resistance
A Ether or ester aliphatic 65 A to 55 D Color-fast, non-yellowing, hydrolysis-resistant (ether)
L Ether or ester aliphatic 75 A to 80 D Transparent, long-term UV-stability
Supersoft Ester or ether
35 A to 65 A Very good wet grip, very flexible, very soft in part, highly transparent in part, ESD grades with very good volume resistivity
HPM Ester 60 A to 55 D Very good damping behavior and rebound, high temperature resistance, improved setting behavior, good demolding properties, color-fast, soft touch
HFFR Ether flame retardant 85 A to 92 A Non-halogen-based flame retardant, increased flame retardancy,
reduced smoke density and toxicity
CS Ester 70 A to 65 D Very good compression set, extremely low creep behavior
R Ester-reinforced E-modulus 1000-17000 MPa
Glass fiber-reinforced, very high stiffness, low thermal expansion
coefficient, low shrinkage, very good impact resistance
Food Contact (FC) Ester or ether 70 A to 75 D Basic suitability for food contact applications in FDA and EU-regulated markets (see Food Contact Information)
Hotbond Ester see technical product info Excellent adhesive properties, good solubility with a broad viscosity range
Bondura Ester see technical product info Excellent adhesive properties, low activation temperature, good solubility with a broad viscosity range
15 Ether 98 A Excellent hydrolysis resistance, cold flexibility, resistance to microorganisms combined with an outstanding burst pressure and low creep behavior at elevated temperatures
N Ether (Ester possible, on request) 85 A to 95 A biobased, identical performance to equivalent fossil Elastollan grades

Elastollan® 11 Series

Thermoplastic polyether polyurethane elastomers  

  • Excellent hydrolysis resistance
  • Cold flexibility
  • Resistance to microorganisms

Elastollan® 12 Series

Thermoplastic polyether polyurethane elastomer

  • Highly transparent
  • Excellent hydrolysis resistance
  • Cold flexibility
  • Resistance to microorganisms

Elastollan® FHF/HFFR Series

Thermoplastic polyether polyurethane elastomer

  • Non-halogen-based flame retardant
  • Outstanding mechanical properties
  • Execellent hydrolysis resistance
  • Resistance to microorganisms

Elastollan® C Series

Thermoplastic polyester polyurethane elastomer

  • Outstanding mechanical properties
  • Very good damping behavior
  • Good rebound
  • Very good wear resistance

Elastollan® B Series

Thermoplastic polyester polyurethane elastomer  

  • Very good mechanical properties
  • Good cold flexibility
  • Good wear resistance

Elastollan® S Series

Thermoplastic polyester polyurethane elastomer

  • Good mechanical properties
  • Good wear resistance
  • Good damping behavior and rebound

Elastollan® 500 Series

Thermoplastic polyester polyurethane elastomer  

  • Good mechanical properties
  • Good abrasion resistance

Elastollan® 800 Series

Thermoplastic polyester polyurethane elastomer

  • Very good transparency
  • Good abrasion resistance

Elastollan® A Series

Thermoplastic aliphatic polyether/-ester polyurethane elastomer

  • Color-fast
  • Non-yellowing
  • Hydrolysis resistant (ether)

Elastollan® L Series

Thermoplastic aliphatic polyether/-ester polyurethane elastomer

  • Superior transparency
  • Long-term UV-stability

Elastollan® Soft Products

Thermoplastic polyether/ -ester polyurethane elastomer

  • Very good wet grip
  • Very flexible
  • Highly transparent in part
  • Very soft in part
  • ESD grades with very good volume resistivity

Elastollan® HPM Series (aliphatic)

Thermoplastic aliphatic polyester polyurethane elastomer

  • Color-fast
  • Soft touch

Elastollan® HPM Series (aromatic)

Thermoplastic aromatic polyester polyurethane elastomer

  • Very good damping behavior and rebound
  • High temperature resistance
  • Improved setting behavior
  • Good demolding properties

Elastollan® R Series

Glass fiber-reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer

  • Glass fiber-reinforced
  • Very high rigidity
  • Low thermal expansion coefficient
  • Low shrinkage
  • Very good impact strength

Elastollan® Special Products

Thermoplastic polyether/-ester polyurethane special product

Especially suitable for these Industries

Because of its unique property profile Elastollan® is particularly suitable for the use in the following industries.

Elastollan® Application Range

The applications are as manifold as its product properties: Explore the various application possibilities of Elastollan®!

Our Service Package

We offer our customers a comprehensive range of services with leading technologies and products. Find the service that matches your needs!

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Tailor-made Solutions

Tailor-made for individual needs: We support our customers in developing application-oriented solutions.

Processing of Elastollan®

The following methods can be used for the processing of Elastollan®.

Pneumatic tube made of TPU