Custom TPU Belt

TPU

Price

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Strength

Excellent flexibility, durability, and resistance to abrasion, tear, and weathering.

Weakness

Higher cost, and poor resistance to hydrolysis in hot and humid environments.

Common Application

Medical devices like catheters and tubing, protective cases for smartphones and tablets.

Properties at a Glance

*Pease note: The following material properties are for reference only. Actual values may vary depending on the selected material brand.
Property Metric English
Density 1.28-1.66 g/cm³ 80-103lb/ft³
Shore Hardness D 55-83 55-83
Tensile Strength 52.4-79.3 MPa 7600-11500 PSI
Elongation at Break 10-86% 10-86%
Min Temp. -40~0°C -40~32º F
Max Temp. 100~120°C 212~240º F

Get Custom TPU Parts with Zhongde

Yes, TPU can be recycled through various processes, including mechanical recycling and chemical recycling. Mechanical recycling involves grinding or shredding TPU waste into small particles, which can then be melted and molded into new products. Chemical recycling breaks down TPU into its molecular components, which can be used to create new TPU or other materials.
TPU is suitable for outdoor applications due to its excellent weather resistance, UV resistance, and durability. It can withstand exposure to sunlight, moisture, and temperature fluctuations without significant degradation.
TPU is commonly used in food-grade tubing, hoses, seals, gaskets, and other flexible components that come into direct or indirect contact with food.