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Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are high-performance elastomers, which offer manufacturing flexibility, ease of processing and consistent durability. They deliver enhanced performance and the potential for reduced system costs (compared to materials such as thermoset rubber) and the possibility of sustainability opportunities* for automotive, industrial and demanding consumer applications.

Combining the characteristics of vulcanized rubber with the processing ease of thermoplastics, Santoprene TPVs offer a sealing solution that is both durable and attractive for a variety of market segments, including:

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Santoprene TPV Enhanced performance

Benefit from durable sealing and upgraded aesthetics compared to thermoset rubber materials.

Santoprene TPV Reduced system cost

Santoprene™ TPV’s ease of processing and design flexibility may help reduce costs, compared to EPDM rubber, in a wide range of applications.

Santoprene TPV Sustainability opportunities

Santoprene™ TPVs offer reduced weight and more sustainable manufacturing through multi-part injection molding and reduced energy consumption, compared with EPDM rubber.