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What is TPV?

“TPV” stands for Thermoplastic Vulcanizate. TPV is a type of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) that is produced by blending a thermoplastic material with a crosslinked rubber material, typically EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) rubber. This combination of materials results in a material with properties that combine the characteristics of both plastics and rubber.

TPV Information

Process: Injection Molding

Colors: Custom Colors

Tolerance: ±0.5mm

Price: Depend on performance equirements

Application: automotive parts, industrial components, consumer goods, seals, gaskets, and more.

Recommended Wall Thickness: 1mm-10mm or even thicker

TPV Properties

TPVs provide a balance between the advantages of thermoplastics and rubber, offering properties such as flexibility, chemical resistance, and ease of processing. Their ability to be molded and processed using conventional equipment makes them a versatile choice for various applications. The table below shows the typical properties. 

Density (g/cm³)


Hardness (Shore A)40 – 90
Tensile Strength (MPa)Good
Elongation at Break (%)Excellent
Tear Strength (N/mm)Good
Abrasion ResistanceGood
Temperature Range (°C)-40 to 120
Electrical InsulationGood
Chemical ResistanceGood
Solvent ResistanceVaries
Oil ResistanceGood
Adhesion to MetalsGood
Compression SetVaries
UV and Weather ResistanceGood

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