Two automotive rack and pinion boots made from Santoprene TPV, on light blue background

Santoprene™ TPV for durable steering boots

Used by steering boot manufacturers for 30 years, Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) withstand harsh environmental elements and offer effective protection against oil, road salt and debris. Having properties that are similar to conventional thermoset rubber coupled with the processing efficiency and speed of a thermoplastic, Santoprene TPV is easy to process and is suitable for Ossberger’s PRESSBLOWER injection blow molding process. Compared to EPDM rubber or chloroprene rubber, it can also improve part performance as well as reduce weight and costs.

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