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Lifoflex® GB 1020 Datasheet

Styrene Ethylene Butylene Styrene Block Copolymer

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Product Description
The series GA, GB and GC are TPE compounds based on SEBS. They are suited for a lot of
different applications and are characterized by an easy processing and high fl exibility.

Properties:
  • shore hardness: 20 - 90 Shore A
  • different densities: 0,89 - 1,21 g/ccm
  • translucent, nature colored or direct pigmented materials possible
  • resistant against aqueous solutions, inorganic acids and bases
  • physiologically harmless
  • easy processing in injection molding
  • good adhesion on PP/PE
  • very good mechanical properties
  • service temperature range from -40°C up to 100°C
  • high fl exibility
  • UV resistant (suitable for outdoor use)
  • applications with food contact are possible
  • in conformity with FDA, 10/2011/EC and EN 71/3 (toys)
  • in conformity with European directives 2002/95/EC (RoHS) and 2003/11/EC
  • recyclable

Applications:
  • consumer/household:
    • sealings for food storage boxes
    • soft-touch surfaces for packaging
    • 2-component grips for kitchen equipment
  • toys:
    • soft seats for sledge
    • wheels for toy cars
    • toy characters
  • electronics:
    • sealings for housings
    • soft touch coating for housings
  • sports and leisure:
    • bicycle grips
    • soft-touch grips for hiking and nordic walking sticks
    • fins
  • health care:
    • grips for toothbrushes
    • sealings and closures for packaging
    • anti-slip grips for baby tableware
General  
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
Availability 
  • Europe
Features 
  • Acid Resistant
  • Base Resistant
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Adhesion
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Flexibility
  • Good Processability
  • Good UV Resistance
  • Low Toxicity
  • Recyclable Material
Uses 
  • Closures
  • Consumer Applications
  • Electrical/Electronic Applications
  • Flexible Grips
  • Household Goods
  • Medical/Healthcare Applications
  • Outdoor Applications
  • Seals
  • Seats
  • Soft Touch Applications
  • Sporting Goods
  • Toothbrush Handles
  • Toys
  • Wheels
Agency Ratings 
 
RoHS Compliance 
Appearance 
  • Natural Color
Physical
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Density
g/cm³
ISO 1183/A
Elastomers
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Tensile Stress - Flow (Yield)
psi
DIN 53504
Tensile Elongation - Flow (Break)
%
DIN 53504
Compression Set
    ISO 815
73°F, 72 hr
%
 
158°F, 22 hr
%
 
212°F, 24 hr
%
 
Hardness
Nominal Value
Unit
Test Method
Shore Hardness (Shore A, 3 sec)
 
DIN 53505
Features
Features may also be described by the following terms: Good Flexibility, Flexible, Good Adhesion, Good UV Resistance, UV Resistant, Ultraviolet Resistant, Ultraviolet Light Resistant, Good Colorability, Low Toxicity, Good Processability, Easy Processing.
Uses
Uses may also be described by the following terms: Flexible Grips, Electrical Applications, Electronic Applications, Electrical/Electronic Applications, Electrical Sector, Household Goods, Housewares, Medical Applications.
Agency Ratings
This plastic material has 4 certifications from the following agencies (the number in parentheses shows the number of certifications for that agency): EU (2), FDA (1), EN (1).
Notes
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
 
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