Kraton Compounds

TPEs can often be found in modern water bottle designs

This acquisition expands PolyOne’s global footprint and expertise in thermoplastic elastomer innovation and design to drive more value added solutions for you – our customers.

We now have a new suite of polymer compounds and formulation expertise to further drive our TPE offerings to our customers as well as provide entry into new applications. The end markets utilizing the acquired technologies span new and fast growing applications in adhesive and removable protective films, as well as existing applications served by PolyOne, such as packaging, medical devices and personal care.

Stay tuned to find out how you can leverage our newest TPE technology to help you develop new and innovative products.

Kraton Compounds
Product Name Description Characteristics Characteristics
Kraton D Series Easy processing, general purpose material designed for a wide variety of applications High strength Good heat seal grades
Kraton G Series Designed for low compression set and ozone resistance Thermally stable grades FDA grades available
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GLS™ TPEs - Injection Molding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to part design, mold design, hot runner systems, overmolding, machine selection, material handling and preparation, processing conditions and troubleshooting for GLS™ solutions
GLS™ TPEs - Overmolding Guide
Design Guide
Guide to overmolding material selection, part and mold design, material handling and preparation, TPE injection molding, processing, maximizing adhesion and troubleshooting for GLS™ TPEs

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