Thermoplastic elastomers are among the materials used by Getroplast to produce windows and doors gaskets in TPE. Their use stems from the fact that they are relatively easy to use in production processes, thanks to the presence of similar characteristics which regard plastics and rubbers and consequently the ability to return the typical benefits of both.
The characteristics of thermoplastic elastomers
Thermoplastic elastomers, as the word suggests, unlike thermosetting elastomers, have high elastic properties. Contrarily of other elastomers, they can be easily colored and recycled, thanks to extrusion and reuse, as is the case of plastic. Thermoplastic elastomers has also the ability to assume any desired shape through the most common plastics processing processes, such as extrusion.