Santoprene™ TPVs for Healthcare

Potential medical applications using thermoplastic elastomers

Manufactured by ExxonMobil® Chemical, Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) provide elastic recovery, excellent chemical and temperature resistance, and compliance with medical market standards—making them ideal candidates for medical device applications.

Santoprene TPV medical products are distributed by PolyOne Distribution in North America and PolyOne GLS™ Thermoplastic Elastomers in Europe. GLS can also formulate custom materials based on Santoprene TPV.

For more information about distributed or formulated Santoprene TPVs please contact us today.

Representative Applications

  • Syringe tips
  • Peristaltic tubes
  • Seals and gaskets
  • Grips
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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