Lifoflex® GB 1020 Datasheet

Thermoplastic Elastomer

Supplied by HEXPOL TPE

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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.

  • 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

  • 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
Material Status 
  • Commercial: Active
  • Europe
  • Acid Resistant
  • Base Resistant
  • Food Contact Acceptable
  • Good Adhesion
  • Good Colorability
  • Good Flexibility
  • Good Processability
  • Low Toxicity
  • Recyclable Material
  • UV Resistant
  • 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 
  • Natural Color
Nominal Value
Test Method
ISO 1183/A
Nominal Value
Test Method
Tensile Stress - Flow (Yield)
DIN 53504
Tensile Elongation - Flow (Break)
DIN 53504
Compression Set
    ISO 815
73°F, 72 hr
158°F, 22 hr
212°F, 24 hr
Nominal Value
Test Method
Shore Hardness (Shore A, 3 sec)
DIN 53505
Related Terminology
This supplier and product may also be known by these terms: ELASTO
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 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).
Available Documents
Processing - TPE Problem Solving (English)
Processing Guide - Adhesion (English)
TPE Processing Guide (English)
1Typical properties: these are not to be construed as specifications.
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