PolyOne Corp. introduces new line of Barricade™ elastomers using Fortrex™ chemistry platform
According to PolyOne, Barricade™ solutions are lighter in weight and show improved tear strength over general-purpose TPV and silicone materials. Together with elevated compression set performance for high-temperature applications, this combination of properties expands design freedom and processing ease for tubing, hoses, seals, gaskets, grommets and other components within consumer, healthcare and industrial markets. The naturally translucent material can be colored press-side or formulated in a custom pre-colored version.
Now commercially available in major markets, the PolyOne Barricade™ product line is currently manufactured in
"We congratulate PolyOne on their launch of Barricade™, their latest material innovation that leverages our
Fortrex™ is an innovative chemistry platform used to create lightweight elastomeric materials that offer significant performance advantages over EPDM synthetic rubber, TPV and many other materials in terms of weight reduction, compression set, weathering and durability. Fortrex™, which won the 2018
Editor's Note: Fortrex™ is a trademark of