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TPU Solutions for Hot Melt Adhesives by Lubrizol

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Designed for sustainability, top comfort and durability, Lubrizol’s Pearlbond™ thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) series has evolved in the recent years to specialize in high-performing solutions for solvent-free technologies. The latest developments for the Pearlbond™ series for Hot Melt Adhesives (HMAs) show very good outdoor performance; the weatherability, hydrolysis and colour stability have been raised to unprecedented levels.

The new Lubrizol Engineered Polymers can be applied in textiles, apparel, sportswear, edge banding in furniture, automotive, mattresses, footwear and non-food conveyor belts as a sustainable (plasticizer-free) alternative. Renewable-sourced materials are available which also provide comfort and durability.

Depending on the grades, Pearlbond™ TPUs can be easily processed on a variety of equipment such as slot die, flat die extrusion, extrusion blown film and roll coating machines.

James Ruben Presented By:
James Ruben

Length: 23 min

Why should you view this webinar?

Are you looking for more sustainable, plasticizer-free material alternatives?

Recent developments by Lubrizol Engineered Polymers in the field of adhesives ­using the skills and work by technical experts who have decades of experience has brought about solvent-free and renewable-sourced material solutions that are more color-stable, more soft-touch, more high-heat and hydrolysis-resistant than the previous portfolio. How to design tailored HMAs in a diverse world of applications?

Join the webinar to discover which solution suits your application best.

Who should view this webinar?

Adhesive formulators and manufacturers, as well as designers, looking for a more sustainable, high-performing and durable material solution for their application in the following industries: Textiles, Apparel, Footwear, Automotive interiors, Furniture and Electronics. Including Hot Melt adhesives formulators, adhesives chemical engineers and application scientists.

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James Ruben Adhesives Technical Marketing Manager - Lubrizol Advanced Materials

James Ruben James Ruben is the Adhesives Technical Marketing Manager, Engineered Polymers, EMEAI. Since joining Lubrizol in 2004, James has held a variety of marketing and business development roles in the Engineered Polymers business. He holds a master’s degree in Applied Economic Science from ICHEC Brussels Management School, and is a Six Sigma Black Belt in MAIC and DFSS. James has extensive applications development experience for elastomers and adhesives. Based in Oevel, Belgium, James travels extensively to collaborate with customers, OEMs and industry experts across the world.

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