Kraiburg TPE GmbH & Co. KG, a leading manufacturer of tailor-made soft thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) for specialist and industrial applications, continues to expand its range of performance HFFR (Halogen Free Flame Retardant) TPEs. The company has launched the first TPE on the market to meet the European railway standard EN 45545-2, with products achieving R22 and R23 at HL1-3 wall thickness up to 3 mm or UL94-V0 @ 1.5 mm. These products can be used for sealing applications in both interior and exteriors of trains. All of Kraiburg TPE’s flame-retardant compounds comply with the IEC 61249-2-21 standard for halogen-free. Kraiburg TPE has also launched new ‘Thermolast K’ HFFR TPE compounds for E&E applications, offering high Glow Wire Ignition Temperatures (up to 920°C @ 2 mm), as well as being low smoke, no dripping and self-extinguishing. These compounds offer excellent adhesion to polyolefins (polypropylene, polyethylene).
“KRAIBURG TPE meets railway standards. Flame-retardant Thermoplastic Elastomers for railway applications” 28 May 2019 https://www.kraiburg-tpe.com/fr/node/207
“THERMOLAST® K flame retardant TPE series for electrical, electronics and other applications” 14 January 2020 https://www.kraiburg-tpe.com/en/flame-retardant-tpe-electrical-sector