New compounds extend range of applications for bio-based plastics
FKuR’s new “Bio-Flex” and “Terralene” compounds are suitable for various applications including ventilation covers (Photo: FKuR)
Bioplastics specialist FKuR (Willich / Germany; has added two glass-reinforced grades within the “Bio-Flex” and “Terralene” product ranges and three “Terraprene” TPE grades.

“Bio-Flex GF30” is a PLA-based compound with 30% glass fibre content by weight. “Terralene GF30” is a PE compound, also with 30% glass fibre content that is a bio-based alternative to other glass fibre-PE grades.

The bio-based Terraprene TPE compounds now include grades “SI 701” and SI 801”, which the company says have a bio-content of 55-75%. “Terraprene CI 250 84A” and “Terraprene CI 450 93A” are two oil-free TPEs with Shore A hardness of 84 or 93. These can substitute TPE-O and PVC in injection moulding applications.

FKuR’s new products will be showcased at the “K 2019” ( trade fair in Düsseldorf / Germany from 16-23 October.
26.09.2019 [243415-0]
Published on 26.09.2019
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