TPU


TPU

Thermoplastic elastomer material with rubber-like flexibility and functionality. Durable with good tear resistance, surface finish and feature detail.
Shore A hardness can be varied without changing material. Applications: consumer goods, exible parts for industrial prints, functional prototypes and footwear, hoses and seals.

Mechanical Properties Test Method Metric
Tensile Strength, Ultimate ASTM D412 2.1 MPa
Tensile Strength, Break ASTM D638 2.0 MPa
Tensile Modulus ASTM D638 5.3 MPa
Elongation at Yield ASTM D638 220%
Elongation at Break ASTM D412 200%
Flexural Modulus ASTM D790 6.0 MPa
Hardness, Shore A ASTM D2240 59.0
Initial Tear Resistance (Die C @ 23 °C) ASTM D624 15.4 J/m
Abrasion Resistance Taber, CS-17 Wheel, 1 Kg Load D4060 ASTM D4060 97.9 mg/ 1000 cycles
General Properties Condition Metric
Sintered Part Density Internal 0.78 g/cm3